Two weeks after Randy Orton suffered an injury, the Undertaker has now also succumbed to the injury bug. A freak set of injuries will sideline the Undertaker until SummerSlam. Rey Mysterio will step in for the injured Undertaker and compete in the SmackDown Fatal 4-Way main-event.
Last week in a match taped for WWE SmackDown, the Undertaker suffered several injuries in a match with Rey Mysterio. The Undertaker was 50/50 following the match for the WWE Fatal 4-Way show. The WWE instead decided to jump the gun and officially put the Undertaker on the fence until SummerSlam.
The change only adds to the difficulty that the WWE has had in the last few weeks in keeping their stars healthy. Randy Orton was injured two weeks ago and is still not a lock for the WWE championship Fatal 4-Way match. The angle on WWE RAW with Evan Bourne was likely done in case Randy Orton can’t go. It can be challenging for the WWE creative team to have to change a main-event last minute. I can’t imagine having to change two main-events with only a few weeks to go.
Now if only the Big Show could trip over a banana peel.
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