WWE Heavyweight champion, Daniel Bryan underwent surgery on his neck today, according to wrestlinginc.com. Although the surgery was deemed a success by doctors, it is still expected to be a number of months before Bryan can return to the ring.
Bryan sustained serious injuries to his neck and shoulder in the buildup to his title winning performance at Wrestlemania XXX earlier this year.
Triple H attacked the undersized superstar a number of times, targeting his hurt shoulder and the blows in the end were too much for Bryan to handle.
The superstar announced earlier this week that he would be having surgery despite wanting to continue with his wrestling career.
Wrestlinginc.com reports that the star: "successfully underwent neck surgery today in Pittsburgh, PA with Dr. James Maroon. Bryan is now wearing a soft neck brace and is already out of bed. He is expected to be released from the hospital in 1-2 days."
WWE are due to make a statement over the status of the world championship next week and it seems unlikely that Bryan will be able to defend it if he is faced with an extended lay off.
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