As noted, the WWE Hall of Famer reportedly suffered the tear in his right arm while doing re-takes for the taped match earlier this month at the WWE Performance Center.
WWE's announcement revealed that Edge has already undergone successful surgery and is back at home rehabbing. There is no official timetable on his return as of this writing, but he was expected to be out of action for around 8 months or so.
Stay tuned for updates on Edge and Orton, who WWE says may be injured as well. Orton will open up tonight's RAW with an update and comments on the Backlash main event.
Below is WWE's full announcement on the Edge injury:
Edge suffered torn triceps in The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever
WWE Digital has confirmed that Edge suffered a torn triceps as a result of injuries sustained during The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever. Edge has undergone successful surgery and is currently rehabbing at home.
The Rated-R Superstar faced Randy Orton in a grueling test of in-ring skills at WWE Backlash. Both competitors were pushed to the brink, but The Viper prevailed over his former friend in the highly intense match.
Stay tuned to WWE digital and social platforms for more information as the story develops.