WWE Superstar undergoes spinal fusion surgery

WWE Superstar Robert Roode announced on his Instagram Friday that he underwent spinal fusion surgery.  He noted he had surgery on his cervical spine fusing the C5/C6 vertebrae. 

The 46-year old Roode has been out of in-ring action since June of this year.

Roode noted in his post that Dr. Andy Cordover of Andrews Sports Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama performed the surgery.

Roode first signed with WWE in 2016. He was in NXT from 2016 to 2017. He held the NXT Championship over 200 days. He was brought up to the main roster in 2017. He has been a Raw Tag Team Champion twice, a SmackDown Tag Team Champion once, and a one time holder of the United States Championship.

Prior to joining WWE, he had a 12-year run in TNA/IMPACT Wrestling where he was a Tag Team Champion six times and was two-time TNA World Champion.

From the entire staff at Wrestleview, we wish Robert Roode a speedy recovery.