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Matt Hardy, Triple H & Kenzo Suzuki news, Plus more

Matt Hardy could need major knee surgery soon due to the fact that a current injury could lead to a torn ligament.

Hardy hyperextended his knee back in early May and then injured it again a few days later. His current injury is labeled as a torn MCL. The plan is to have him rehab it for awhile.

Triple H was scheduled to take time off so he could film his leading role for an upcoming WWE Films production, but that movie is now on hold due to various problems.

This means that Triple H should be available throughout the summer

WWE has hired bodybuilder Ken Yasuda to work as the bodyguard for Kenzo Suzuki. Yasuda has trained at Bassman’s UPW wrestling school in California. There is no word when he will be appearing on TV

While Rikishi has been off the road to nurse his ankle injury, many road agents are now thinking he may be milking the injury and is on the verge of being released from the WWE. Those same road agents are many of the ones upset that he didn’t lose as much weight as expected when asked to by WWE management.

This week’s edition of Raw did a 3.4 cable rating, with a 5 share. That is up from last week’s 3.2. The program’s respective hours did a 3.2 and 3.6. The highest rated segment was the overrun, which scored a 4.0.

This week’s edition of Smackdown continued its dive as it drew a 3.0 final broadcast rating with a 5 share according to Nielsen Media Research.