Charlotte Targets July 31 for WWE Return Following Cosmetic Surgery

Mike Chiari@mikechiariFeatured ColumnistJuly 17, 2018

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR WWE - WWE Superstar Charlotte Flair celebrates the Mae Young Classic at the Thomas & Mack Center on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/AP Images for WWE)
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Charlotte Flair said Tuesday she is targeting a July 31 return after undergoing surgery to repair two ruptured breast implants.    

Appearing Monday on Conversations with Maria Menounos (h/t Aaron Varble of WrestlingInc.com), Charlotte revealed what her doctor told her about the timeline for her return to WWE:

"He said I'd be cleared July 31. I am definitely going to work on July 31. It's so hard because watching the pay-per-view last night. It's like I'm out for a not legitimate injury—I mean it's legitimate because the silicone was [making me sick] I mean it's dangerous but I kept thinking to myself, 'You did this to yourself at 21.' 

"I know my body needed a break and it's like, 'let the fans miss you' or whatever. But it's just like I'm sitting out because of my ta-tas."

Charlotte said she underwent the surgery four weeks ago after putting it off so she could take part in huge events, including WrestleMania 34.

A July 31 return date would allow her to appear on SmackDown Live in two weeks, and it would have her back in time for SummerSlam on Aug. 19.

Before taking time off for surgery, Charlotte dropped the SmackDown Women's Championship to Carmella.

Since The Princess of Staten Island retained the title over Asuka at Extreme Rules on Sunday, The Queen would be a logical next opponent, provided she can return when expected.


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