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ACH Confirms Release | Wrestling News Update, November 21st 2019

With an update on the status of ACH, Alicia Fox and ratings for AEW and NXT; Matt Booker brings you the Wrestling News Update.

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ALICIA FOX REVEALS RECOVERY FROM ALCOHOLISM

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🤔💕… for a WHILE I thought I could avoid addressing my #recovery of alcohol. I am human, and realized it was time to be #transparent and #honest w you #socialmedia now written on #cyberconcrete 👀💕 TODAY, Im a few months #sober, I’ve creatively navigated my emotions, snagged some new skills AND I WANT TO HELP!!! Ive learned that alcoholism is life threatening situation and support is available!! I figured I can share my insight and BE of SERVICE to anyone finding it hard to believe that ‘YOU ARE IMPORTANT’ and deserve an opportunity to learn how to live a clean and sober life… it would be an honor to share my #hope, #strength, and #experience 🙌🏾✨ SNAIL MAIL ME at @resilienceamongmankind 3948 3rd Street South suite #442; Jacksonville Beach 32250 🌻💕 I’m inviting everyone to a safe social place to discuss and expand understanding of our transforming minds 🙏✨ #fancyasfox 🦊#foxyladies are in #recovery too!! Ok! Thx for allowing me get that off my chest!! 🐏 💨✨#rambrand #resilienceamongmankind V. III. x.

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Posting on her instagram account, Alicia Fox has admitted that she has been recovering from acholism recently, and is a couple of months sober.

Fox last competed on the 22nd of April in a loosing effort to Becky Lynch, but was last on our screens during the RAW reunion episode on the 22nd of July in a backstage segment. Fox has been involved in a number of alcohol related incidents recently. At the start of the year Fox apparently performed while intoxicated, leading to the firing of Arn Anderson. Almost a year perviously at WrestleMania 34, Fox was banned from the backstage area supposidly, after an apparent incident with a debuing Ronda Rousey and husband Travis Browne.

Fox reasons that following some rehab and a couple of months of sobriety, she wants to help others.

TODAY, Im a few months #sober, I’ve creatively navigated my emotions, snagged some new skills AND I WANT TO HELP!!! Ive learned that alcoholism is life threatening situation and support is available!! I figured I can share my insight and BE of SERVICE to anyone finding it hard to believe that ‘YOU ARE IMPORTANT’ and deserve an opportunity to learn how to live a clean and sober life…

ACH ANNOUNCES INDY MATCHES WHILE REPORTS CLAIM HIS DEPARTURE FROM WWE

Earlier today ACH announced that he would be working with two indie promotions. On the same day WrestlingNews.co has claimed that he has been released from the WWE.

It started this morning with WWE’s former Jordan Myles tweeting a picture of himself signing some paperwork captioned simply with the hashtag ‘KingIsBack’.

Soon after he tweeted that Vince could no longer hold him down, and that it was all for the wrestling culture. It is unclear what ACH is signing in the first post, it may have been his WWE release.

The Wrestling Observer has ask WWE directly about ACH’s emplyment status, but has not been responded to as of yet.

ACH then retweeted a post from Atlanta Wrestling Entertainment, advertising him for their December 1st show.

ACH also retweeted Pro Wrestling Revolver who are advertising his return to PWR on the 27th of December at their Nightmare After Xmas show

WWE BACKSTAGE VIEWERSHIP JUMPS AGAIN

WWE’s new studio based analysis show has seen another surge in it’s ratings. Last week CM Punk dropped in to make his debut on the show before taking a full part in this weeks who.

The show made it to number 104 of the top 250 shows on cable this week, WWE will be sure to be please, considering the show is so new.

See below for a week by week tracker and the increases:

Week 1 49,000

Week 2 100,000 +102% increase

Week 3 180,000 +90% increase

WWE STREAM 8 HOURS OF PRACTICE AND PRODUCTION MEETINGS ON YOUTUBE

Althought many will be unaware, over the weekend, during NXT UK’s TakeOver event, WWE streamed 8 hours of live practise and production meetings on YouTube.

The feed was apparently listed in a YouTube playlist on popular streaming service Roku.

NJPW WORLD TAG LEAGUE RESULTS NIGHT FIVE

  • Shingo Takagi and El Terrible def. Zack Sabre Jr. and Taichi
  • EVIL and SANADA def Bad Luck Fale and Chase Owens
  • Tama Tonga and Tanga Loa def. KENTA and Yujiro Takahashi
  • Juice Robinson and David Finlay def. Hiroshi Tanahashi and Toa Henare
  • Minoru Suzuki and Lance Archer def. Jeff Cobb and Mikey Nicholls
  • Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima def. Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma
  • Yuji Nagata and Manabu Nakanishi def. Hirooki Goto and Karl Fredericks

MLW ADD THATCHER VS. HOLLIDAY TO OPERA CUP TOURNAMENT

Earlier today MLW announced the fourth and final match to the openeing round of this years Opera Cup.

Timothy Thatcher will meet Richard Holliday in the first round of the tournament. The tournament is set to take place on the 5th of December and will be held at the Melrose Ballroom in Queens, New York. The other three opening matches are:

  • TJP Vs. Brian Pillman Jr.
  • MJF Vs. Alexander Hammerstone
  • Davey Boy Smith Jr. Vs. Shinjiro Otani

NXT BEATS AEW IN THE RATINGS FOR THE FIRST TIME

This week has seen NXT beat AEW in the ratings for the first time.

NXT averaged 916,000 viewers, while AEW attracted 893,000. This was NXT’s second best ever viewership since the start of the two shows going head to head.

It isn’t all bad reading for AEW how ever, NXT still trailed Dynamite in the ever important 18-49 demographic. AEW earned a 0.39, while WWE only managed 0.30. This was also AEW second lowest viewed show since they started broadcasting.

Most are putting this change in fortunes down the the open nature of this weeks NXT episode. The increase in viewship has come from persons over 50 and who would be more familiar with the RAW and SmackDown rosters.

TESSA BLANCHARD AND DAGA ANNOUNCE THEIR ENGAGEMENT

Two huge Impact stars have announced their engagement on Instagram. Tessa Blanchard and Daga have been dating for some time, although their relationship hasn’t been used in a story line. Posting on Instagram Blanchard wrote:

My whole heart for my whole life.

The post had Daga tagged in it, the picture was just of the two stars hand’s with the engagement ring.

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