So, WWE viewers couldn’t find it within themselves to vote CM Punk Superstar of the Year. Well, readers of Pro Wrestling Illustrated got it right. For the second straight year, the PWI year-end poll saw the WWE champ come out on top. For the record, John Cena finished fourth, behind Punk, Sheamus, and Austin Aries. You can order the print or digital issue at www.pwi-online.com
3:30 p.m. UPDATE
WWE.com has confirmed that Dr. Andrews completed a scope of CM Punk’s left knee. Andrews successfully trimmed a cartilage tear in Punk’s knee.
“CM Punk underwent knee surgery today to remove a piece of torn meniscus that had locked up his knee,” said Andrews’ colleague, WWE physician Dr. Chris Amann. “The surgery, performed by Dr. James Andrews, went smoothly and CM Punk is expected to make a full recovery.”
WWE.com has learned WWE Champion CM Punk is currently undergoing surgery on his left knee in Pensacola, Fla.
Last night, after Ryback drove him through a table, The Straight Edge Superstar took a late night flight to Florida for an emergency consultation with Dr. James Andrews. A review of his condition resulted in the WWE Champion’s immediate surgery today. (PHOTOS FROM RAW)
WWE.com will continue to report on Punk’s condition as more details become available.