Breaking News: MVP Diagnosed with Heart Ailment


According to, and confirmed by, a recent physical exam of US Champion Montel Vontavious Porter led to the “discovery of an abnormal accessory pathway in his heart (Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome).”

Here’s a quote from cardiologist Dr. Fred Feuerbach, who oversaw the testing, from

“From a cardiovascular standpoint, WWE’s screening plan is very aggressive, and is equal to or surpassing what’s required elsewhere,” Dr. Feuerbach added. “What this whole case proves is that the cardiovascular aspect of the WWE Wellness Program can work. It picked up a potentially fatal abnormality with MVP’s heart, and regardless of the fact that he may not have had future problems, we won’t have to find out the hard way.”

We’ll have more on this as it’s available.

Matthew Michaels is editor emeritus of Pulse Wrestling, and has been since the site launched.