WWE booked a non-title singles match between John Morrison and new United States Champion Riddle on this previous Monday’s episode of Uncooked.
Dave Meltzer reported within the newest version of the Wrestling Observer E-newsletter that Morrison suffered a knee damage in the course of the match. The damage occurred when he did a twisting dive at one level and caught his leg within the ropes, which resulted in him touchdown together with his knee hitting the ground.
The referee checked on Morrison, who continued the match however was limping. They completed the match and Riddle by no means labored over the knee, however did join together with his finisher for the win.
Later within the present, Morrison was limping and strolling slower when he needed to come out with WWE Champion The Miz for a section.
Because it stands proper now, there’s no phrase on the severity of the damage nor if he should miss any time within the ring as a wrestler. WWE might have him simply seem in segments whereas he recovers.
At Sunday’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view occasion, Morrison beat Ali, Ricochet, and Elias on the pre-show to earn the fitting to exchange Keith Lee within the three-way match for the USA Title, which noticed Riddle win by pinning Morrison.