Sunday, December 4, 2016

Tajiri Headed Back to WWE Next Year

Tajiri announced on Twitter that he will be finishing up his commitments in Japan this month and will be headed back to WWE early next year to work full time.

Tajiri’s twitter post translated to:
“I gave you OK because I got OK from Regal GM yesterday’s NXT Osaka performance “I can announce it from tomorrow”. I will return to WWE early

Noam Dar Talks His Relationship with Finn Balor, How WWE Differs from the Indy Scene, Missing a Call from William Regal and More

WWE Cruiserweight Noam Dar recently spoke with The Metro and below are some interview highlights:

Goldberg Added To Upcoming WWE RAW, Jack Swagger Hangs With A Legend (Photos), Gran Metalik Promo

- Below is a new vignette for Gran Metalik to promote WWE 205 Live.

Samoa Joe’s Feud with Shinsuke Nakamura Not Over Yet

As many of you know, Samoa Joe dropped the NXT Title to Shinsuke Nakamura at the WWE NXT Live Event in Osaka, Japan this weekend and many speculated that Joe’s feud with Nakamura is finally over and he will be making his main roster debut soon.

Final Card For Tonight's WWE TLC Pay-Per-View, Reminder For Live Coverage

Join us tonight at 7pm EST for live coverage of the WWE TLC pay-per-view, beginning with the Kickoff pre-show. As of this writing, no pre-show matches have been announced but they should announce one or two.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Brock Lesnar Squashes Rusev at WWE Live Event (Videos), WWE Dropping Pre-Shows?

- It's worth noting that no RAW or SmackDown pre-show is listed for this coming week on the WWE Network. No word yet on the status of the pre-shows but we will keep you updated.

- Brock Lesnar returned to the ring at tonight’s WWE live event in Mexico City and

Backstage News on Adam Cole Jumping Ship to WWE, News on Matt Hardy Appearing at ROH Final Battle

- As seen at Friday’s ROH Final Battle event, “Broken” Matt Hardy appeared on the big screen and announced that The Young Bucks would face Jeff and himself at a future Ring of Honor date.

In regards to Matt being cleared by TNA Wrestling to appear at the event, apparently it

Big Show Returning to WWE Television Soon, The Young Bucks Not Going to WWE, Shinsuke Nakamura

- As noted, Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Samoa Joe to take back the WWE NXT Title at today's NXT live event in Osaka, Japan. WWE posted this clip from the match.

BREAKING NEWS: Shinsuke Nakamura Regains WWE NXT Championship at Tokio Live Event

Shinsuke Nakamura won the WWE NXT Championship after beating Samoa Joe at Saturday's WWE NXT live event at the Edion Arena in Osaka, Japan.

The outcome was expected as Samoa Joe went over Nakamura at WWE NXT TakeOver: Toronto last month in a shock finish that was used to set the table for Nakamura to

WWE TLC Kickoff Panel Announced, Special Guest

WWE announced that the TLC Kickoff Panel on Sunday will consist of Renee Young, Booker T and special guests including DJ Peter Rosenberg.

So no Lita and Jerry Lawler this time unless they fall under the special guests category.

Broken Matt Hardy Invades ROH Final Battle w/ Surprise Message

Broken Matt Hardy made a surprise appearance video pre-recorded video at tonight’s ROH Final Battle pay-per-view in New York City, and delivered a surprise message to the Young Bucks and the Briscoes following their excellent match for the ROH tag team titles.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Early Betting Odds for Sunday's WWE TLC PPV

Early WWE TLC Betting odds are in for this Sunday, and right now The Wyatts are favored to win the Tag Championship Match against defending champions Heath Slater and Rhyno. This does not necessarily mean The Wyatts take home the belts, however, as titles do not change hands on a DQ or Count Out.

Abyss Says Rejecting A WWE Offer Was A “Pretty Easy Decision”, Gives an Update On Next the Next TNA Tapings

TNA star Abyss recently appeared on The Pancakes and Powerslams Show, and below are some interview highlights, with an h/t to Chris Featherstone of Inquisitr.com for the transcription:

On the decision to re-sign with TNA instead of accepting a WWE deal:

New World Champion Crowned at ROH Final Battle, Cody Rhodes Makes Huge Impact

- Kyle O’Reilly, the 29-year-old British Columbia native, defeated his long-time arch rival in a bloody war at Ring of Honor’s Final Battle pay-per-view this Friday night to fulfill a dream he has been chasing for seven years: to be the ROH World Champion.

Jimmy Snuka Only Has Six Months to Live

It was deemed this past June that Jimmy Snuka was not mentally competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his then-girlfriend Nancy Argentino.

In an update on the case, there was no ruling at the hearing today in court. Snuka was unable to travel because he was too sick and did not make the hearing. Snuka testified

John Cena Not Happy With Vince McMahon

John Cena got upset when he found out that Goldberg was returning to WWE. While he has nothing personal against Goldberg, Cena feels his dedication to WWE is being taken for granted by Vince McMahon.

Cena’s unhappiness boils down to Goldberg and Brock Lesnar being paid big money for

Backstage Update on Finn Balor’s WWE Return, When Will James Ellsworth Get His WWE World Title Shot?

- As seen on SmackDown Live last week, James Ellsworth defeated AJ Styles in the main event to earn a future WWE World Title shot.

In regards to when Ellsworth will actually receive the shot at the title, we have been told that the company will most-likely book the match between the TLC event and the Royal

Bad Sign for Sunday’s TLC Event, Which RAW Superstar Is Vince McMahon Impressed With?

- Sunday’s TLC event at the American Airlines Center is not sold out as of this writing.

Secondary market prices have fallen below face price. The cheapest tickets on the resale market are $18 post-fees, while the cheapest face-priced tickets are $25 excluding fees.This can’t be a good sign heading into the event.

John Cena Nominated, Paul Heyman Responds To Recent Lana Tweet, Rich Swann 'Pick' Video

- As seen below, the latest WWE Network Pick of the Week video features WWE Cruiserweight Champion Rich Swann hyping the 205 Live premiere.

Hideo Itami In Japan (Photo), WWE Legends Who Could Have One More Match (Video), Big Show

- WWE posted this video looking at 5 WWE Legends who could have one more match - The Great Khali, Scott Steiner, Batista, Victoria and Vladimir Kozlov.