Shelton Benjamin Not Returning To WWE Due To Shoulder Injury

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Shelton Benjamin will not be returning to WWE as advertised as his physical revealed a torn rotator cuff. He tweeted the following:

">@WWE at this time.

— Shelton J. Benjamin (@Sheltyb803)

I am both disappointed & sadden to announce that due to a serious injury to my shoulder I will not be returning to @WWE at this time.

— Shelton J. Benjamin (@Sheltyb803) August 7, 2016

">August 7, 2016

">August 7, 2016

">August 7, 2016

">@WWE for helping me discover this situation & for giving me an opportunity to return. I will be back

— Shelton J. Benjamin (@Sheltyb803)

Thank you @WWE for helping me discover this situation & for giving me an opportunity to return. I will be back

— Shelton J. Benjamin (@Sheltyb803) August 7, 2016

">August 7, 2016

">August 7, 2016

WWE had already advertised that Benjamin would be returning as a Smackdown superstar. He was expected to get an upper midcard push as both Triple H and Vince McMahon were very high up on him.

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