The Miz Discusses Not Wanting To Miss Television Time Despite MCL Tear

The Miz suffered the first major injury of his career at WrestleMania Backlash when he tore his MCL during a Zombie lumberjack match against Damian Priest.

Despite the injury The Miz remained on television, being pushed in a wheelchair by John Morrison.

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Speaking to Kaitlyn Bristowe on Off The Vine, Miz discussed not wanting to miss time even though he was injured.

"My first major injury was about twelve weeks ago when I tore my MCL. I didn't have surgery. It was partially torn, but I had to sit out. It was the first time I had to actually take time off, but I didn't. The doctor was like, 'you can still be on the program, you can't do much, you can have crutches or a wheelchair.' I was like, 'I will take a wheelchair and John [Morrison], my tag team partner will roll me around in it. I don't wan't to have to do anything. Honestly, it created for great content. The way I work with WWE is, whenever an obstacle happens where something is challenging, like tearing an MCL, which was not planned and I didn't know it was going to happen, I have to make the best of it because I love to work and I love what I do. I said, 'Okay, I want to be there every week and make something entertaining and captivating for the audience.' I got in a wheelchair and everyone thought I was faking the injury because I stood up one day out on nowhere and everyone was like, 'Oh, he was faking it the whole time.' No, it was real, I just made you believe it," he said.

The Miz turned on John Morrison on the August 23 episode of WWE Raw.

The two have yet to settle the score in the ring as Miz is currently off WWE TV to compete on Dancing With The Stars. He survived elimination on Monday.

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