Wade Barrett Injury Update - Out Six To Eight Weeks

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WWE has posted a new injury update on Wade Barrett over on dot com. The official website states Barrett will undergo an MRI this week and is expected to be out six to eight weeks.

Barrett suffered a dislocated elbow on last night's WWE Raw Supershow when he landed awkwardly after Big Show threw Dolph Ziggler onto him and R-Truth in the main event 10-man battle royal to determine the number one contender for the WWE Championship.

  • JakShowtime

    Hmm… 6 weeks from last night would be the day after Wrestlemania… So it wouldn't be a stretch to see him show up at Wrestlemania. I sense a good way to continue a Barrett/Orton feud…

  • Angel Psymon

    That is absolutely horrendous timing. I was kind of looking forward to his "Barrage" to carry him into WrestleMania.

  • Jaryd

    6-8 weeks is pretty standard for an elbow dislocation. 6 weeks is also tantalisingly close to being ready for WM but I hope he doesn't try and rush back and risk further damage.

  • gpturbo81

    you could tell he knew right away. looked pretty pissed to me

  • mark3man

    The way he looked last night makes this great news.

  • BTB

    They should put him on commentary, much like they did with Punk and his hip injury.

    • tna

      Thats actually a good idea it would keep him relevant and he already did commentating in fcw

      • Daniel

        I totally agree on this line. It would be good flavor to get Barrett on Commentary. He has wonderful mic skills. I totally didn’t think of this until you said it.

  • khalkaroth

    Dislocated elbow? Oh well, looked more like a broken arm to me. Didn't liked the way that lower arm was bended = /

  • Hashtag Daley

    Is there any known heat on Cody Rhodes for eliminating Santino onto Barrett’s clearly injured/being attended to arm? That was just horribly careless and unaware of the situation.

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  • Blazeking

    The way Dolph landed, you'd have sworn *he* was injured. Tough break for Barrett but he'll bounce back from it.

  • havoc525

    Pretty much in line with Eddie. If they do a triple threat with Orton at Mania, I see Wade injecting himself to give one last push to their feud.

  • Jim

    YOUCH!!! I’ve dislocated my elbow in a MX crash. VERY PAINFUL!!! 6-8 weeks sounds about right. Ziggler had me fooled at first. Because I thought it was him who was injured until I saw how he was laying. There was no way he was injured and laying there with his chin on the announce table like that. While his body was on the ground. Had to have taken some trying to end up like that. Definitely not a natural way that someone could’ve landed. Especially if he was injured. Though it did look pretty cool…

  • Big daddy deserve to be’ in the main event of wrestlemania

  • As a proud English men I’m gutted

  • Chris

    I also noticed that the elbow was already taped before the match started, so perhaps he was already carrying an injury??

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