A decision on how to explain the injury sustained by Edge at last night’s WWE house show in San Diego will be made by the company prior to July 13th, which is the next live television taping. A decision will also be made before that taping on what to do with the WWE Unified tag-team titles, which Edge currently co-owns with Chris Jericho.
As we noted in an earlier report, the titles will probably be switched to Legacy’s Ted DiBiase and Cody Rhodes. Because Edge appears in a match already taped for the July 10th WWE SmackDown!, it is doubtful the company will be mentioning anything about the titles until after that show airs, unless it’s a note on WWE.com or something along those lines.
The injury Edge suffered, which is a torn Achilles tendon, generally requires surgery with about eight months – possibly longer – for recuperation. If that is how things play out for Edge, he’ll be on the sidelines until potentially March of 2010. The same injury has ended the careers of a lot of pro athletes apparently, although it probably won’t be career-threatening for Edge as once recovered you lose some speed, which isn’t as big a deal to a top wrestler as it would be a football player, etc. [credit: f4wonline.com]
UPDATE: You can view WrestleZone.com exclusive photos of Edge’s injury by clicking here.