The WWE has been a highly-touted, and rightfully popular segment on America's TV sets on Mondays and Fridays for the past several decades. From Andre the Giant and Hulk Hogan, to the Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin, there has been no shortage of stars in the company.
Started in 1952, the WWE has blossomed into a multi-billion dollar empire headed by Vince McMahon and his wife Linda. WWE has survived many hurdles over the years, some of which included sagging ratings, controversies with other wrestling brands, and even a drug-related suicide of two of its top superstars.
With all that being said, with all of the success comes a high probability for debilitating injuries. High profile stars have all missed considerable time in their careers both past and present.
Here are 12 stars in recent WWE history that have shown a tendency to be injury prone: