Originally posted on Hoop Fantasies Fantasy Basketball Blog  |  Last updated 2/10/13

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 08: WWE wrestler The Miz signs autographs for fans as he arrives for the Australian Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2010 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on October 8, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Graham Denholm/Getty Images)
CM Punk experienced a scare at a WWE house show this weekend after The Miz dropped the former WWE Champion on his head. Punk was teaming with Antonio Cesare against Miz and Ryback, and he was injured during a botched suplex performed by Miz. ProWrestling.net reported that Punk, "in obvious pain," rolled out of the ring, but "word after the show was that Punk was sore, yet was expected to be OK." The Wrestling Observer added that a trainer checked on Punk during the match, and Punk gutted out the rest of the match although he "was shaken up." The Observer, citing WWE sources, added that "all indications are that he is OK." An injury to Punk could have a) jeopardized Punk's career and b) derailed WWE's plans heading into WrestleMania. Hopefully the Straight Edge Superstar doesn't have any lingering issues. He's a week away from facing The Rock for the title at the Elimination Chamber, and an injury could have seriously screwed up WWE's plans on the road to WrestleMania. This isn't the first time that The Miz has been accused of injuring a fellow wrestler. Last year, Triple H chewed The Miz's ass for not protecting R-Truth on a flip dive on Raw. These type of things don't bode well for someone's push. Just ask Mr. Kennedy Anderson. Photo: Steve Wright Jr.
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Former Gators legend Neal Walk dies at 67

WATCH: Astros give Buster Olney champagne shower

Hope Solo accused of slamming nephew’s head into cement

Astros pitch their way to 3-0 win over Yankees in Wild Card game

Report: Patriots work out RB Boom Herron

Karlos Williams suffered concussion in Week 4


Houston taped SMU jerseys to ground as motivational tactic

Lionel Messi cleared of tax fraud charges

Clemson WR Mike Williams 'likely' out for rest of season

Week 5 NFL game watchability rankings

Gregg Popovich makes LaMarcus Aldridge sit out practice

Greg Hardy excited to face Tom Brady because of wife Gisele

Auburn DE Byron Cowart's Twitter activity indicating frustration?

Notre Dame making basketball tickets free for students

10 matchups to watch during NFL Week 5

Dallas Keuchel gets beard done up by pro before playoff game

Six keys to victory for Cubs-Pirates NL Wild Card game

Top 10 storylines for Week 6 of the college football season

Greyson Lambert will remain Georgia's starter

Rick Ross still wants to be part-owner of Miami Dolphins

Usain Bolt and USC star Adoree' Jackson got to meet

Texas QB downplays talk of infighting within team

Miami's Twitter account bombarded by FSU fans

Six of the biggest NFL disappointments this season

Arrieta-Cole, objectively one of best playoff matchups ever

WWE News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

10 matchups to watch during NFL Week 5

Top 10 storylines for Week 6 of the college football season

Astros pitch their way to 3-0 win in WC game

Arrieta-Cole, objectively one of best playoff matchups ever

The controversy and numbers behind the 'CONCACAF Cup'

Why the Thunder starters need to stay healthy

Roddy White: I want to catch passes

Five questions about the 2015 AL Wild Card game

Bowling Green State coach saves motorist from serious injury

Bills defenders: Odell Beckham Jr. is a prima donna

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker