John Cena Injury: Updates on WWE Star's Tricep Surgery

Tim KeeneyContributor IAugust 19, 2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 16: John Cena attends a press conference to announce that MetLife Stadium will host WWE Wrestlemania 29 in 2013 at MetLife Stadium on February 16, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)
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Rumors of John Cena's extended break from the WWE were confirmed on Monday, Aug. 19, when Cena announced he would undergo surgery on his torn tricep. He has since undergone successful surgery and is already rehabbing.

The WWE Universe Twitter account provided the official diagnosis of Cena's injury along with a timetable for his return:

Cena tells the @WWEUniverse that he was told to get surgery for a torn tricep two weeks ago. He is leaving @WWE tonight for 4-6 months.

— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) August 20, 2013

On Monday, Oct. 7, Cena announced his return for the upcoming Hell in a Cell event.