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LANCE STORM ANNOUNCES WRESTLING ACADEMY TO CLOSE
Former WCW and WWE star Lance Storm announced on Twitter today that his wrestling school will close.
Storm wrote that the upcoming September 2019 training session at Storm Wrestling Academy will be his last. Those who signed up for 2020 sessions were already notified.
Former Storm Academy graduates include WWE superstars Peyton Royce and Oney Lorcan, NXT talents Tyler Breeze and Chelsea Green alongside Impact Wrestling’s Taya Valkyrie and Tenille Dashwood.
TRIPLE H CONFIRMS 2019 MAE YOUNG CLASSIC
During this weeks media call, WWE Chief Operating Officer Paul ‘Triple H’ Levesque revealed that a 2019 Mae Young Classic is likely.
He said that they are working to finalize some plans, saying;
“We’re in the process of working on some things now and finalizing some stuff, and hopefully we’ll have some announcements soon on all of that,”
This would be the third Mae Young Classic, with Kairi Sane winning the inaugural tournament in 2017 and current NXT UK Women’s Champion Toni Storm winning in 2018.
NEW NAME CONFIRMED FOR WWE REALITY SERIES
WWE has just filed to trademark the “Fight Like a Girl” name, for the reality search competition series that they recently started casting for, which will find the next big female WWE Superstar.
The following description were filed to the United States Patent and Trademark Office;
Trademark #1: “Cinematographic and television films, namely, television series and motion picture films; pre-recorded DVDs; pre-recorded compact discs, pre-recorded video tapes, pre-recorded audio cassettes; downloadable ring tones, graphics and music via a global computer network and wireless devices; video and computer game tapes, video and computer game discs, video and computer game cassettes, video and computer game cartridges, video and computer game CD-roms, video output game machines for use with televisions; video and computer game software; interactive video game programs and computer game cartridges.”
Trademark #2: “Entertainment services in the nature of an on-going reality based television program rendered live and through broadcast media including television and distributed via various platforms across multiple forms of transmission media; providing a website in the field of sports, entertainment and general interest; providing entertainment information regarding ongoing television programs via a global computer network; production of television programs; production of multimedia programs.”
KOTA IBUSHI WINS A BLOCK IN G1 CLIMAX 29
Kota Ibushi has reached the finals of the G1 Climax for the second year in a row. Click here for full results.
YOUNG BUCKS TO FACE PRIVATE PARTY ON AEW TELEVISION
Following their match at House of Glory’s High Intensity 8 last night, The Young Bucks announced that they’ll be facing Private Party on week two of AEW television. It will be a first-round match in AEW’s Tag Team title tournament.
The second set of television tapings take place at the Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday, October 9.
The Bucks defeated Private Party in what many believe is their final independent wrestling match.