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KAIRI SANE RETURNS TO THE RING FOLLOWING INJURY
Kairi Sane returned to the ring at WWE’s Raw-brand house show in Lafayette, Louisiana on Friday night.
This was her first time in the ring following Sane suffering a head injury when The Kabuki Warriors faced Lynch & Charlotte in a tables, ladders, and chairs match at WWE TLC. She was a part of a six-woman tag where she, Asuka and Sarah Logan lost to Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch & Natalya.
Sane wrote about her return saying;
“I’m back I love wrestling #WWElafayette”
SYLVAIN GRENIER RETURNS TO WWE AS PRODUCER
In an interview with TVASports.ca, former WWE Tag Team Champion Sylvain Grenier has confirmed he is back with World Wrestling Entertainment as a backstage agent.
In this interview, he said;
“For the moment, I’m in training. But eventually, I will be assigned to the red team or the blue team, Raw or SmackDown. I’m going to do a TV show a week, every PPV and once a month, I’m going to tour house shows. ”
Grenier explained in this interview that his return to WWE started back in April of 2019 when the company was in Montreal. Grenier met with Kevin Dunn to ask for some old pictures to use on his fitness show but their meetup, Dunn told him the company was looking for agents which led to WWE flying him out to Los Angeles for SmackDown’s first show on FOX. Following this, an agreement was reached.
MARTHA HART CONFIRMED FOR DARK SIDE OF THE RING SEASON TWO
Owen Hart’s widow has confirmed that she will be interviewed for season two of Dark Side of the Ring.
Martha made the announcement via the the Owen Hart Foundation Facebook page, the charity formed by Owen’s Widow. In the post, she said;
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Owen’s sad death following an accident at Over The Edge 1999 has been the subject of a lot of legal battles between the Hart family and WWE, which has divided the Hart family. Martha has also been steadfast about not wanting Owen to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
Season 2 of Dark Side of the Ring is also set to take a deep dive into such topics as the Chris Benoit tragedy, the WWF Brawl For All from 1998 and more.
YOUNG BUCKS SAY THERE’S NO DEAL BETWEEN NJPW AND AEW
In an interview with ESPN West Palm, Matt and Nick Jackson has denied any deal between All Elite and New Japan Pro Wrestling, saying “The door has not opened up at all”
They subject of Chris Jericho stirring the rumour mill when he talked about “the forbidden door” between AEW and NJPW. Nick Jackson put an end to those rumours, saying;
“Yeah. That was just a rumor. Nothing’s happening. I think he just did that to try to get the Internet to talk a little more about the situation, but the door has not opened up at all. But we wish them luck in what they’re doing because like what Matt said with NXT, a lot of our friends work in New Japan. We have friends everywhere in the wrestling world. If something came along, we’d be open, but nothing’s happening right now.”
ROH ANNOUNCE ISHIMORI FOR SUPERCARD OF HONOR
Ring of Honor has announced Taiji Ishimori for Supercard of Honor XIV. He will join fellow Bullet Club members Jay White, El Phantasmo, and KENTA, who have also been confirmed.
Supercard of Honor XIV is taking place at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland, Florida on Saturday, April 4th.
KONNAN CONFIRMED FOR MLW FIGHTLAND
Major League Wrestling have announced that Konnan will also be part of the show.
AAA has been confirmed to have a presence on the upcoming FIGHTLAND event, fresh from the announcement of their partnership. The Mexican legend has now been added to this event.
MLW FIGHTLAND takes place on February 1st in Philadelphia at the 2300 Arena. This will be used for MLW Fusion episodes.