WWE: Seth Rollins Taking Break for Knee Injury Rest, Damian Priest Signs New WWE Contract, Stephanie McMahon Reportedly Not Back as WWE Executive

Seth Rollins Taking Break from WWE for Knee Injury Recovery

As noted before, Seth Rollins had been out of action for WWE from this past January to this past February due to a knee injury and was medically cleared for an in-ring return this past March. Rollins competed in his first televised match at last Monday’s WWE RAW show and also at both nights of this past weekend’s WrestleMania 40 event.

The Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer reported that his sources stated that Seth Rollins will be taking some time off from WWE as a break to rest up his recent knee injury.

WWE officials reportedly are currently hopeful that Rollins will only be away for four weeks.

Damian Priest Signs New Contract with WWE

WWE held a digital exclusive backstage interview with Judgement Day’s Damian Priest following Monday’s WWE RAW show in Philadelphia. One of the topics discussed included Priest revealing that he recently signed a new contract with WWE to remain in the company for the foreseeable future.

“This has already been a great year for me. New contract, new title, new theme song voiced by yours truly. Judgment Day is on fire.”

Transcript h/t: F4WOnline.com

More on Stephanie McMahon’s WrestleMania 40 Appearance – McMahon Reportedly Not Back as WWE Executive or Employee Role

As noted before, former WWE co-CEO Stephanie McMahon made a surprise appearance at this past Sunday’s WrestleMania 40 Night 2 event in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This was McMahon’s first appearance in WWE since her departure from the company in January of 2023 over issues related to her father Vince’s return to WWE’s Board of Directors at the time.

PWInsider’s Mike Johnson reported that his sources stated that McMahon has not officially returned to the company as an executive or employee in any way or form.

Johnson reported that those spoken to stated that McMahon’s appearance at WrestleMania 40 was only meant to be an added surprise that WWE officials had planned for this weekend’s two-night event and for her to lend her support towards WWE’s new era.

Johnson also reported that McMahon’s appearance was not meant to the beginning of McMahon returning for storylines reasons or behind-the-scenes duties