Friday, January 18, 2019

Kenny Omega Says He Will Be Wrestling On A Large International Platform, Comments On AEW

Kenny Omega Says He Will Be Wrestling On A Large International Platform, Comments On AEW
Kenny Omega appeared at the Tokyo Sports Awards earlier this week and wished good luck to All Elite Wrestling.

Why KUSHIDA is Leaving NJPW for WWE

Why KUSHIDA is Leaving NJPW for WWE
As noted, former IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion KUSHIDA announced that he is leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling. He is expected to start with NXT after his contract expires on January 31st.

Cody Rhodes Talks AEW Landing Chris Jericho, If Unions In Wrestling Are Possible, Wrestler Pay

Cody Rhodes Talks AEW Landing Chris Jericho, If Unions In Wrestling Are Possible, Wrestler Pay
Cody Rhodes spoke with ESPN about All Elite Wrestling landing Chris Jericho, paying wrestlers more, and if a union in wrestling would be possible. Here are some of the highlights:

Sheamus On If Pro Wrestling Today Is Lacking Characters

Sheamus On If Pro Wrestling Today Is Lacking Characters
Sheamus talked with solowrestling.com about how pro wrestling has evolved over the years and moved away from these eccentric personalities.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Backstage News WWE 205 Live Airing Live Again, New Roster Additions Coming Soon

Backstage News WWE 205 Live Airing Live Again, New Roster Additions Coming Soon
Vince McMahon is the one behind the decision to air WWE 205 Live each week as a live show.

Backstage News On Kevin Owens Returning To WWE, More The Revival Asking for Their Release

Backstage News On Kevin Owens Returning To WWE, More The Revival Asking for Their Release
- Amid rumors about their status with WWE, the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter confirms the reports that The Revival did indeed ask for their release immediately after their match "still in their gear" on Monday against Kalisto & Gran Metalik.

Braun Strowman On Losing His WWE Universal Title Shot, Trying To Enter The Rumble, Vince McMahon

Braun Strowman On Losing His WWE Universal Title Shot, Trying To Enter The Rumble, Vince McMahon
Braun Strowman recently spoke with The Asbury Park Press to promote his upcoming appearance at iPlay America in Freehold, NJ. Below are highlights:

WWE Reportedly Offering To Beat Contract Offers From Other Groups, Backstage News On WWE Signings

WWE Reportedly Offering To Beat Contract Offers From Other Groups, Backstage News On WWE Signings
WWE officials have made it clear to certain talents that they will beat any offer from other promotions, according to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

Another Match Announced For NXT "Takeover: Phoenix", Mustafa Ali Responds To Fan Criticism

Another Match Announced For NXT "Takeover: Phoenix", Mustafa Ali Responds To Fan Criticism
- As noted, it looks like WWE will be doing a Samoa Joe vs. Mustafa Ali feud on the blue brand after Joe destroyed Ali before their match could take place on this week's SmackDown. Ali took to Twitter today and warned Joe, then responded to criticism from a fan.

Backstage News On Vince McMahon's Mentality With WWE NXT Call-Ups, Handling Lars Sullivan Situation

Backstage News On Vince McMahon's Mentality With WWE NXT Call-Ups, Handling Lars Sullivan Situation
There's already been a lot of criticism over how WWE has debuted the WWE NXT call-ups (EC3, Lacey Evans, Heavy Machinery, Nikki Cross) with brief backstage segments.

Rumors Of Dolph Ziggler Leaving WWE

Rumors Of Dolph Ziggler Leaving WWE
After turning down an offer to become a WWE producer, there is speculation that Dolph Ziggler may be moving on from the WWE, according to PWInsider.

Title Match Announced For WWE NXT "Takeover: Phoenix", Rusev Shows Off His Body Change, SmackDown Viewership

Title Match Announced For WWE NXT "Takeover: Phoenix", Rusev Shows Off His Body Change, SmackDown Viewership
- This week's WWE SmackDown episode, featuring The Miz vs. SmackDown Tag Team Champion Sheamus and Miz's Birthday Bash for Shane McMahon as the main event, drew 2.143 million viewers. This is up 5.5% from last week's 2.032 million viewers.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

NXT Results - January 16, 2018

NXT Results - January 16, 2018
Tonight's NXT episode features Johnny Gargano in action, Kassius Ohno takes on Keith Lee, Bianca Belair addresses her upcoming title match against NXT Women's Champion Shayna Baszler, and more.

Update on The Revival WWE Contract Status

Update on The Revival WWE Contract Status
As we noted earlier today, there are rumors on The Revival askeing for their release from the company.

Kofi Kingston On If WWE Should Break Up The New Day

Kofi Kingston On If WWE Should Break Up The New Day
Kofi Kingston recently spoke with The Argus Leader to promote Saturday's WWE live event in Sioux Falls. The full interview is at this link and below are highlights:

Adam Rose Thanks WWE For Helping Him Get Sober, Posts Photo From Height Of His Drug Use

Adam Rose Thanks WWE For Helping Him Get Sober, Posts Photo From Height Of His Drug Use
Former WWE Superstar Adam Rose (Raymond Leppan) took to Facebook on Tuesday and thanked WWE for helping him get sober.

Chris Jericho Details Talks With Vince McMahon Before His AEW Signing, If He Misses WWE

Chris Jericho Details Talks With Vince McMahon Before His AEW Signing, If He Misses WWE
On the latest Talk Is Jericho podcast, Chris Jericho went into detail about the numerous talks and negotiations he had with Vince McMahon leading up to his signing with All Elite Wrestling.

Tommy Dreamer on Possibly Working With AEW

Tommy Dreamer on Possibly Working With AEW
Speaking on Busted Open Radio, Tommy Dreamer discussed a potential opportunity to be a part of AEW, if given an offer.

The Bludgeon Brothers Are Ready To Return

The Bludgeon Brothers Are Ready To Return
According to PWInsider, Former WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Bludgeon Brothers have been cleared to return and will be back at TV as soon as Tuesday night for SmackDown Live in Wichita, Kansas.

The Revival Rumored To Have Asked For Their Release

The Revival Rumored To Have Asked For Their Release
A cryptic tweet of Sean Ross Sapp of fightful earlier today lead to a lot of speculation and rumors as to what is going on with The Revival and their status with WWE.