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April 2, 2018 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: Changes to WrestleMania card, more


There were a few updates to the WrestleMania show this past week, with the biggest being the announcement of Shane McMahon & Daniel Bryan vs. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn.

This announcement came one day after WWE announced that McMahon, 48, was hospitalized in New York, after spending several days in a hospital in Antigua, where he was vacationing with his family.

McMahon was diagnosed with acute diverticulitis, which led to a massive infection and he was being treated with heavy doses of antibiotics. Diverticulitis, which can often occur through eating massive amounts of red meat, is best known as the disease that nearly ended both the life and career of Brock Lesnar in late 2009. Shane's father, Vince McMahon, also at one point contracted the disease, which attacks intestine.

In addition, Shane McMahon was diagnosed with an umbilical hernia, and will require surgery once he recovers from the diverticulitis.

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