Randy Orton

Randy Orton undergoes knee surgery this week

WWE.com posted the following on Friday, revealing that Randy Orton underwent knee surgery earlier this week to repair a torn meniscus that Orton has been dealing with for quite some time.

Randy Orton undergoes successful knee surgery

Randy Orton has undergone successful surgery to repair a medial meniscus tear in his left knee, WWE.com can confirm.

“I’ve known I needed the surgery since late last year, but I’ve been waiting for the right time to get my knee cleaned out,” Orton told WWE.com. “Right now was the right time.”

The Viper is currently recovering at home with his family, but says he is “staying motivated to come back and dominate the blue brand.”

Stay with WWE.com as more details on Orton’s condition become available.

Orton last wrestled for WWE at the Backlash PPV a couple weeks back, losing to WWE US Champion Jeff Hardy.

Wrestleview.com wishes Orton a speedy recovery.

Ric Flair missing appearances this weekend

The official Twitter account for WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair issued a statement on Friday, announcing that Flair will be missing his scheduled appearances this weekend due to illness.

Wrestleview.com wishes Flair a speedy recovery from his illness.