Shelton Benjamin return to WWE will be delayed, reveals he will undergo surgery for a torn rotator cuff

Shelton Benjamin announced in a series of tweets on Sunday morning that his planned return to WWE as part of the Smackdown Live brand will now be delayed.

Benjamin revealed that he will be undergoing surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, thanking WWE for helping him discover the injury in his preparation to make his return.

WWE announced on the July 26 episode of Smackdown Live that Benjamin would be returning to the company after an over six year absence from the company. Since leaving WWE, Benjamin remained active wrestling in Japan for New Japan and NOAH.

You can check out a few of his tweets below.