Last month, The Bloodline was able to defeat Kevin Owens, Drew McIntyre, and Brawling Brutes in a WarGames match at Survivor Series. However, during the closing moment of the match, Kevin Owens slapped Roman Reigns’ ear hard.
It was later reported that Reigns was angry following that unplanned spot. Roman Reigns informed officials backstage that he had a ruptured eardrum. The Tribal Chief was absent from WWE television since the WarGames match.
Meanwhile, Drew McIntyre was scheduled to team with Sheamus to face The Usos for the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Titles tonight on SmackDown. However, earlier this week, McIntyre announced that he was medically disqualified to compete on SmackDown.
Wrestling Observer Newsletter has reported that both Roman Reigns and Drew McIntyre suffered the same injury at Survivor Series. However, their injuries are not serious and McIntyre will be back by the end of this month.
“Both Reigns and McIntyre are out of action for right now due to suffering ruptured eardrums at Survivor Series. It’s a short-term thing and both should be back soon. Reigns is not on any of the post-Christmas shows, not even MSG. McIntyre is expected back for those shows. McIntyre was hurt at Survivor Series but kept working on it through the 12/4 house show in Portland, ME, but didn’t realize he was hurt that bad until he was examined after that show. He posted being medically disqualified on 12/5 but he and WWE did not say what the exact injury was.”
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