Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Swagger arrested

According to TMZ, Jack Swagger was arrested last night after the SmackDown taping. Swagger won the Elimination Chamber match this weekend and, as a result, won the chance to face the World Heavyweight Champion at WrestleMania in New Jersey.

According to the TMZ report (, Swagger was pulled over for speeding, but was allegedly determined by the officer to be under the influence and in the possession of illegal drugs.

You may remember a similar situation happened several years ago with RVD. WWE handled his drug arrest by having him lose his two titles in as many shows and then suspended him for 30 days for violating the wellness policy.

As I write this, it is unknown how WWE will handle this situation. WrestleMania is more than 30 days away, so they could suspend him and let him keep his title shot. Since SmackDown obviously is already taped, we may not know the outcome until next week, which is still more than 30 days from WrestleMania ...


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