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- WWE announced the following on their website today:

Referee Mike Chioda suspended
August 15, 2011

In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program, WWE has suspended referee Mike Chioda for 30 days for his first violation of the company’s policy.

  • Cboz78

    Best ref is “Little ‘Natch” Charles Robinson!!

  • Bawb

    I hope this has absolutely nothing to do with Benoit reference.

  • Ronni

    That explains the arm band he was always wearing. I knew Chioda was shooting up

  • Centerman

    Why’s he on the Junk?

  • Effmenow

    LOLOLOLOL

    Mike Fuckin Chioda? Seriously?

    This man is a legend.

  • KitKrock

    Mike Chioda helped X-Pac shave Jeff Jarrett’s hair at summer slam 12 years ago.

  • deva

    how come guys like randy orton can take steroids and not get suspended? should be the same for everyone

  • Rob

    Ouch, and he’s like the best ref they have! Man…

  • Automattic

    @Houndy that would explain a LOT

  • Houndy

    No no no….you have it all wrong. He was walking through the corridor at SummerSlam last night and happened to stop to tie his shoelace next to WWE Creative’s locker room. He made the mistake of taking a deeo breath before his stood up and *POOF*….he’s high from second-hand Creative smoke.

  • Trixie

    For real? He’s been around for ever. What the fuck?

  • Automattic

    I knew it! I knew Chioda was having a lot of fast 3 counts lately! And not to mention how it’s affecting his vision and causing him to miss all the cheating!

    But seriously, I had no idea refs had to undergo drug testing also. Could be any number of things.

  • DuffManLovesHimSomeWrestling

    THIS IS THE END OF WWE AS WE KNOW IT!! Everyone get to your bomb shelters.

  • Dave

    Mark- What the hell is “wot”? Learn to spell and use puncuation at least as well as a 3rd grader.

  • Buttercastle

    @D2K that was Triple H :P

  • D2K

    Was he the referee for the Punk/Cena match last night?

  • mark

    you are kidding ?? wot does he need drugs for . wot ever next??

  • Jerry Lynn

    I’ve toked with Mike before

  • breezy

    he smokes weed? and u know this…. how? not everyone smokes weed maybe he took a prescribed medicine and it had those weak steroids in it. who knows

  • misfit del rio

    Mike fucking chioda are you serious, wow just wow he’s been around for ever hell I still remember his mullet, hopefully everything comes out ok

  • dave s

    He smokes weed – heavy smoker as well – but sad as that’s the head ref in the WWE…

  • mark

    u r kidding??? wots he need drugs for?? Doh!!!! wot the fuck is going to happen next???

  • Satan

    In WWE even the Referee’s are on roids

  • Camille

    Haha what the fuck

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