Zack Ryder took to Twitter this afternoon and confirmed that he is undergoing knee surgery in Birmingham, Alabama today.
Ryder suffered the knee injury in Tuesday's SmackDown battle royal as The Hype Bros became the new #1 contenders to SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Wyatt Family. No word yet on who the new #1 contenders will be or how long Ryder will be out but we will keep you updated.
Ryder wrote the following on today's surgery:
Getting knee surgery 2day & missing #RogueOne...but everything happens for a reason...I'll be back...WrestleMania 32 was just the beginning!— Zack Ryder (@ZackRyder) December 15, 2016