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IO SHIRAI COULD MISS TWO MONTHS THROUGH INJURY
On Sunday’s Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer said that he was told that NXT superstar Io Shirai will be out for two months with an undisclosed injury.
On WWE’s latest Injury Report video, they acknowledged that the 29-year-old tweaked her knee on NXT TV against Toni Storm. Following a Storm dive, Shirai grabbed her right knee. On Saturday, Shirai tweeted a picture of a brace.
Shirai has not had any major knee injuries before, so there’s no clear indication at what may have happened.
FULL CONFIRMED LISTS OF ROYAL RUMBLE ENTRANTS
Tonight is the 2020 Royal Rumble. We have two Rumble matches tonight, both the male and female. Here are the full lists for who has been announced so far:
- Brock Lesnar (Number one entrant)
- Roman Reigns
- King Corbin
- Dolph Ziggler
- Erick Rowan
- AJ Styles
- Randy Orton
- Rey Mysterio
- Drew McIntyre
- Bobby Lashley
- Aleister Black
- Buddy Murphy
- Braun Strowman
- Shinsuke Nakamura
- Seth Rollins
- Kevin Owens
- Samoa Joe
- Kofi Kingston
- Big E
- The Miz
- John Morrison
- Charlotte Flair
- Alexa Bliss
- Nikki Cross
- Sarah Logan
- Mandy Rose
- Dana Brooke
The 2020 WWE Royal Rumble event takes place in Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
WOLFE SAYS HE’S ‘FINE’ AFTER WORLDS COLLIDE INJURY
Alexander Wolfe has taken to Twitter to reassure fans after an injury suffered in last night’s Worlds Collide main event.
Wolfe was down on his knees as Bobby Fish and Roderick Strong were going for stereo knee strikes to the chest and back. This was where Fish’s knee accidentally connected with Wolfe’s jaw. Fish then went for the pin, but Wolfe didn’t kick out. Referee Drake Wuertz stopped the match momentarily and threw up the “X” signal that someone was injured. The rest of the match was a 4-on-3 handicap match.
Wolfe said on Twitter, following the incident:
“I’m fine. I wish I could have finished the match but safety first. Thanks to @WWEDrakeWuertz & @wwe medical for taking care of me. You guys did an unbelievable great job today as always. Most importantly it was my own fault. #ChinUp”
ADAM COLE’S OPPONENT AT TAKEOVER ANNOUNCED ON NXT
During a post-show Q and A with Triple H and Shawn Michaels hosted by Cathy Kelley, The WWE C.O.O announced that William Regal will reveal who will challenge for Cole’s NXT Championship at TakeOver: Portland on this weeks episode of NXT.
Also advertised for NXT is the finals of the Dusty Rhodes Classic where Matt Riddle & Pete Dunne will face The Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake) and the grudge match between Tegan Nox vs. Dakota Kai.
AEW ANNOUNCES WHEN CODY RHODES WILL HAVE TO TAKE TEN LASHES
All Elite Wrestling has announced that Cody Rhodes will receive ten lashes from MJF on the Wednesday, February 5th edition of AEW Dynamite in Huntsville, Alabama.
As part of three stipulations he agreed to in order to receive a match against MJF, Cody will have to be whipped ten times by his former protege and teammate.
The other two stipulations are that Cody cannot touch MJF until their match at Revolution and that he must face Wardlow in a steel cage match on the February 19th edition of Dynamite in Atlanta, Georgia.