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Shelton Benjamin returns to action at WWE Main Event taping

Benjamin returned from injury in a match against Akira Tozawa.

Shelton Benjamin returned to the ring on Monday night for his first match in nearly two months.

Before Monday's Raw, Benjamin returned from injury by defeating Akira Tozawa in a match that was filmed for this week's episode of WWE Main Event. It was the first time Benjamin has wrestled since April.

Benjamin had announced last month that he was out of action with an injury for just the second time in his career. Benjamin didn't disclose what the injury was.

"For only the second time In my career An injury has put me on the shelf," Benjamin tweeted on May 14. "I’ll be back soon. In the meantime I will be putting in the work to come back better than I was before my little setback. See you guys soon!"

Benjamin's most recent match prior to being out of action also took place on Main Event. He teamed with Cedric Alexander in a loss to The Street Profits on April 25.

During WrestleMania weekend in April, Benjamin was one of the participants in the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal on SmackDown.