WWE News: Sheamus Injured After Attack by Alberto Del Rio on SmackDown Tuesday?

Chris Humphrey@@_CBH_Correspondent IJuly 4, 2012

Ever since debuting with the WWE in the summer of 2010, the former two-time WWE champion Alberto Del Rio has always made his way to the ring by driving into the arena in an expensive car.

During the opening segment of SuperSmackDown Live last night on SyFy, Del Rio and Sheamus battled up the aisle toward the stage, where the Mexican repeatedly slammed the hood of his car on the back and head of his opponent at the Money in the Bank pay-per-view.

Here are the details from WWE.com (via WrestlingInc.com) on the world heavyweight champion following the attack on Tuesday night:

Sheamus was treated for head contusions and lacerations to the head, rendering him unable to compete in The Great American Bash 20-Man Battle Royal. It remains to be seen what effect this will have on his World Heavyweight Title defense against Del Rio in less than two weeks at the Money in the Bank pay-per-view.

This will only have an effect on Sheamus' status at Money in the Bank if Del Rio takes one of his cars and runs him over.

While they are a good tool to help extend storylines while away from the television cameras, the injury storyline articles posted on WWE.com should be taken with a grain of salt unless there was an evident injury like the incident with Wade Barrett earlier this year.

The general consensus among fans of the WWE is that Sheamus will likely retain the world heavyweight championship at Money in the Bank and meet the winner of the SmackDown Money in the Bank ladder match at SummerSlam.

Following the incident at SmackDown, how do you see the feud playing out when Del Rio and Sheamus meet in their title match at Money in the Bank on July 15?

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