Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

The situation with Randy Orton's injuries are worse than expected as he will need neck surgery once he recovers from shoulder surgery, which was to keep him out of action until after WrestleMania 32.

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The feeling is that the neck surgery won't be as serious as the shoulder surgery, as he needs an operation to clean out bone chips in his neck. It's possible that the damage to Orton's neck is worse than they think, which would require neck fusion surgery, but that's not expected right now.

It looks like Orton will be out another 3-6 months after having neck surgery, which won't take place until doctors feel like he's recovered good enough from shoulder surgery.

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