Injury Update: Randy Orton To Return Before SummerSlam

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WWE has officially confirmed the injury of 13-time WWE Champion, “The Viper” Randy Orton. Orton underwent a successful knee surgery on Tuesday to repair a medical meniscus in his left knee.  It is reported that Orton will be back before SummerSlam, probably in July or early August at the latest.

Here’s the official statement released by WWE:

Randy Orton undergoes successful knee surgery

Randy Orton has undergone successful surgery to repair a medial meniscus tear in his left knee, WWE.com can confirm. 
 
“I’ve known I needed the surgery since late last year, but I’ve been waiting for the right time to get my knee cleaned out,” Orton told WWE.com. “Right now was the right time.”
 
The Viper is currently recovering at home with his family, but says he is “staying motivated to come back and dominate the blue brand.” 
 
Stay with WWE.com as more details on Orton’s condition become available.”