MISSED ALL THE BIG NEWS IN WRESTLING? DO NOT FEAR WE WILL COVER ALL THE BIG STORIES IN ONE PLACE; THIS IS THE WRESTLING NEWS UPDATE!
REGAL SET TO APPEAR ON THE BUMP, WILL DISCUSS NXT TAG TITLE SITUATION
WWE announced last night that NXT GM William Regal will appear on Wednesday morning’s episode of WWE’s The Bump and will address the NXT Tag Team title picture.
The status of the titles are currently up in the air, due to Pete Dunne being stuck in the UK due to the pandemic. This issue also recently caused Regal to announce a tournament to crown an interim NXT Cruiserweight Champion, with current champion Jordan Devlin also unable to leave his native Ireland.
WWE’s The Bump will air on the WWE Network and WWE’s digital platforms on Wednesday at 10AM ET/3PM GMT.
FORMER WWE DIVA AMY WEBER ACCUSES EDGE AND RANDY ORTON OF BULLYING
Amy Weber released a YouTube video, alleging that Edge and Randy Orton harassed her on a WWE tour. Click here to read the full story.
JERRY LAWLER RECEIVES BACKLASH AFTER CONTROVERSIAL RAW COMMENT
WWE Hall of Famer and RAW commentator Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler is in hot water after a tasteless remark aimed towards Akira Tozawa was made during last night’s show.
During commentary Lawler referred to Tozawa’s steps senton as the “Ramen Noodle Moonsault”, which prompted condemnation across Twitter. ‘Jerry Lawler’ and ‘Ramen Noodle Moonsault’ were trending overnight.
Lawler has not addressed the controversy as of this writing, but Jim Cornette has lept to his defence (to the shock of no one) and ripped into modern wrestling fans (again, to the shock of no one).
WWE 2K21 REPORTEDLY NOT HAPPENING
Former WWE Games writer Justin Leeper has seemingly revealed that 2K will not be releasing a WWE game this year. Click here for the full story.
BALOR VS AICHNER SET FOR TOMORROW’S NXT
WWE has announced that Balor vs. Fabian Aichner will take place on NXT this Wednesday. This will continue the feud between Balor and Imperium, which began when Balor was attacked by Marcel Barthel and Aichner in February, with them telling Balor that WALTER sends his regards.
On NXT last week, a video aired where Balor said that, while he and WALTER aren’t able to make their next moves right now,. this time will pass and that WALTER’s NXT United Kingdom Championship reign is on borrowed time.
BILLY GUNN VS SHAWN SPEARS SET FOR AEW DARK
Wrestling veteran Billy Gunn will return to the ring on tonight’s episode of AEW Dark.
Gunn will be in singles action, when he faces Shawn Spears. Gunn has competed multiple times in AEW previously, taking part in the Casino Battle Royale and Dynamite Dozen Battle Royale. He’s also teamed with his son Austin Gunn in tag team action.
This will be his first singles match in All Elite Wrestling.