September 18, 2012
LATEST UPDATE: 9/19/12, 5:40 p.m.
The information published about John Cena’s recovery was given to WWE.com prior to surgery. In speaking to Dr. Andrews after the procedure, in light of the amount of work that needed to be done and the number of bone chips removed, the prognosis for recovery is closer to six to eight weeks. Knowing John Cena, the former WWE Champion will do everything he needs to get back in the ring as soon as possible.
WWE.com has learned John Cena had surgery to remove bone chips in his elbow today. Dr. Andrews removed several pieces of bone cartilage from Cena’s elbow through a scope. Cena will go home today and immediately begin his rehab in Tampa, Fla.
Cena is expected to recover in two to three weeks. An update on his recovery time is expected Thursday when he is reevaluated.
As more information comes available, WWE.com will inform the WWE Universe.