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WWE: Update on Batista, Candice/Playboy

World Heavyweight Champion Batista injured his back at the SmackDown television taping Tuesday night in Indianapolis.

Earlier today, Batista traveled to Birmingham, Ala., to be seen by Dr. James Andrews. While meeting with Dr. Andrews, The Animal was informed that he had a decision to make concerning the treatment of the injury. He could either rehab his back, or opt for surgery. If he decides to go with the surgery, Batista could be out of action for as long as three months.

Batista plans on making his decision by the weekend.

– Earlier today, RAW Diva Candice Michelle ended all the speculation when she officially signed on to pose for the pages of Playboy Magazine.

Candice is scheduled to appear in the April issue of the popular publication, which will hit newsstands just in time for WrestleMania 22.