More Backstage News on Andrade’s WWE Wellness Policy Violation & Suspension


UPDATE: As reported last night here on eWn, Andrade has been suspended from WWE for a Wellness Policy violation. The suspension will begin today (Tuesday) and will last 30 days. Andrade is currently scheduled to return to Mexico later today.

WWE officials learned of the violation on Monday and were forced to rewrite the RAW script due to it. WWE originally had plans to begin a long-term storyline with Humberto Carrillo. Instead, they used tonight’s match to write him off TV for the next four weeks.

As of this writing, Zelina Vega likely won’t be featured on TV with Andrade being suspended.

ORIGINAL: United States Champion Andrade has been suspended by WWE for violating the company’s Wellness Policy, according to Pro Wrestling Sheet.

According to the report, Andrade was informed of the suspension this morning. At this time it’s unknown what substance he tested positive for.

As seen on tonight’s episode of Monday Night Raw, Andrade was disqualified in his United States Championship match against Humberto Carrillo. Following the match, Carrillo delivered the Hammerlock DDT on Andrade on the concrete.

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