Is the King of the Ring UK tournament finally the start of a WWE UK division? Rumors 15 Apr 2018, 19:37 IST What's the story?This week's Wrestling Observer Newsletter had several major updates on WWE's plans for a UK division and UK-based television deal, revealing details on a potential rival for WWE's plans and an update on the WWE King of the Ring Tournament.In case you didn't know...Something has been brewing for a while in the WWE with the announcement of the King of the Ring Tournament and the rumor that several current UK based talent have been offered new, better contracts as well as the alleged signing of top UK talent Zack Gibson.What's the story?There's a lot to go through regarding this subject in Dave Meltzer's latest WON so let me try and summarise points for you.First of all, it has been suggested that ITV is gearing up for another run of World of Sport Wrestling with its contracted talent being told to get ready to shoot for a possible ten one-hour … [Read more...] about WWE Creating A New Major International Wrestling Division?
The former British Wrestler should be back on WWE commentary soon. News 15 Apr 2018, 19:15 IST What's the story?Nigel McGuinness was conspicuously absent from commentary on the last episode of 205 Live, with NXT's Percy Watson filling in for him instead. This, of course, led to plenty of internet speculation, but now the reason why the British commentator missed the show has been revealed.In case you didn't know...The original commentary team for 205 Live were Mauro Ranallo, Corey Graves, and Austin Aries, who commentated the show as a trio for three months. The current commentary team of Vic Joseph and Nigel McGuinness started on September 5th, 2017 and has continued that way until now.The heart of the matter?So why was Nigel McGuinness absent from the show? Has he been fired? Does he have the mumps? Is it all a storyline? Well, actually the real reason is nothing nefarious or controversial. In actual fact, McGuinness has just celebrated the birth of his baby … [Read more...] about Reason Top Commentator Missed WWE Shows Last Week Revealed?
'The Girl with the Shiniest Wizard' is finally ready to go! News 15 Apr 2018, 18:56 IST What's the story?NXT Superstar Nixon Newell has finally made her debut at an NXT house show in Venice, Florida after suffering an injury a year ago that sidelined her and prevented her from making an appearance for NXT until now.In case you didn't know...Nixon Newell is a highly praised and a highly thought of female wrestler from Wales who signed for the WWE way back in the summer of 2017 and was supposed to take part in the inaugural Mae Young Classic.However, Newell suffered a knee injury shortly after arriving at the Performance Centre that has kept her out of action until now. This meant that Newell was replaced in the Mae Young Classic and hasn't been in action for the WWE since.The heart of the matterHowever after a long ten months rehabbing her injury, Newell made her debut at the NXT Venice, Florida house show alongside her best-friend Dakota Kai in a tag-team match … [Read more...] about WWE Superstar Makes Long-awaited Debut At NXT Venice, Florida House Show
Will Reigns finally beat Lesnar for the title, or will someone else get the honor? News 15 Apr 2018, 05:25 IST What's the story?Roman Reigns is still the favorite to defeat Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship, but a recent poll may cause fans to second guess that prediction.The aforementioned poll asked WWE fans who they want to see Lesnar face for the Universal Championship if Reigns loses again.In case you didn't knowThere wasn't a fan in the Superdome who didn't expect Reigns to beat Lesnar for the Universal Championship, but 'The Conqueror' retained his title after hitting a sixth F-5.A rematch between the two was announced for the Greatest Royal Rumble as well after Lesnar re-signed with the WWE.The heart of the matterBraun Strowman, Finn Balor, Samoa Joe and The Miz were the four wrestlers listed for fans to vote on. At the time of this writing, Strowman holds a strong lead over Balor, Joe and The Miz in that order.Lesnar's history with Joe and … [Read more...] about WWE Poll Teases Another Defeat For Roman Reigns
WWE and UFC seem to be increasingly going hand-in-hand in 2018! News 15 Apr 2018, 03:24 IST What’s the story?WWE Superstars Dolph Ziggler and Becky Lynch seemingly turned up at tonight’s UFC event.The UFC have put forth a tweet, featuring Ziggler and Lynch hyping up the UFC event.In case you didn’t know…Becky Lynch has been in a relationship with UFC fighter Luke Sanders for quite some time now.In fact, Lynch often engages in MMA-style, sport-specific workouts, alongside Sanders.The heart of the matterTonight’s UFC event, UFC on FOX: Poirier vs Gaethje, saw Luke Sanders take on Patrick Williams in a 3-round Bantamweight bout, a bout in which Sanders defeated Williams by way of Unanimous Decision.The UFC have now sent out a tweet by way of their official Twitter account; that has WWE Superstars Dolph Ziggler and Becky Lynch hype the event.While Ziggler spoke about how they’re there to enjoy the amazing UFC show taking place in … [Read more...] about WWE Superstars Turn Up At Tonight’s UFC Event