Zack Ryder underwent knee surgery last Thursday in Birmingham, Alabama after he suffered a left knee injury during the #1 Contender’s Tag Team Battle Royal on last Tuesday’s SmackDown Live.
He mentioned on Twitter that he's expected to be out somewhere between 4-6 months, according to one doctor. A second doctor told him that he could be out 6-9 months. Either way, that means that he'll be off WrestleMania and WWE is not going to rush him back early. On Tuesday, Ryder posted this graphic photo of his surgery scar and noted that he has started rehab. Ryders's surgery was for a ruptured patella tendon. He posted the following: