WWE Smackdown Live Commissioner Shane McMahon Is Legitimately Battling Diverticulitis & Is Not Expected For Wrestlemania 34?

WWE Smackdown Live Commissioner Shane McMahon Is Legitimately Battling Diverticulitis & Is Not Expected For Wrestlemania 34?

WWE reports:

      Shane McMahon hospitalized with diverticulitis

      Shane McMahon is currently recovering from acute diverticulitis and an umbilical hernia in a New York-area medical facility, WWE.com has learned.

      Two weeks ago on SmackDown LIVE, McMahon announced he would be taking an indefinite leave of absence from his position as the blue brand’s Commissioner. Following that announcement, McMahon was brutally attacked by Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn. WWE medical staff initially diagnosed him with a laryngeal contusion and trapezius and rhomboid strains as a result of the beating.

      Following the vicious assault, McMahon went to the Caribbean with his family to rest and recuperate. While there, Shane developed a massive infection due to acute diverticulitis and was hospitalized for several days in Antigua before being flown back to a New York-area hospital, where he is currently being treated with heavy doses of antibiotics. The doctors in New York have also discovered that Shane suffered an umbilical hernia during the attack, which will require surgery once the infection has been eradicated.

      UPDATE: Shane McMahon posted the below message to his Instagram account:

      Stick with WWE.com for further updates on Shane McMahon’s status as they become available.

Shane McMahon was expected to team with Daniel Bryan against Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn at Wrestlemania 34. It is not yet known what the Wrestlemania 34 plans are for the the remaining three WWE superstars or if the health scare for Shane is as serious as it seems despite adding a storyline hernia to his real medical issue.

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