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PAC SUFFERS FINGER INJURY
WARNING: Graphic Image
Competing at OTT’s Homecoming II over the weekend, PAC horribly dislocated his finger during his match. Facing NXT’s Walter at the event held outside Dublin, the graphic photo shows the extent of the injury. It should be noted that PAC popped the offending digit back in and continued the match for another 20minutes.
Everyone stealing Marty’s gimmick these days. pic.twitter.com/bIc4lk2qKk
— Being the Elite (@BeingTheElite) February 19, 2019
CHYNA’S MOTHER COMMENTS ON HER INDUCTION INTO THE HALL OF FAME
After the announcement that Chyna was being inducted into the Hall of Fame broke yesterday, ProWrestlingSheet caught up with Chyna’s mother, Jan LaQue. LaQue has long campaigned for her daughter’s inclusion in the Hall of Fame. Speaking of the news she said:
“I am absolutely thrilled. And so is my husband. We have been invited to the ceremony and will be so proud to be there and celebrate this awesome occasion. She certainly earned this, to say the least.”
Possibly referencing comments made the previous day by Triple H, her mother went on:
“I would like to thank the WWE for giving Joanie the recognition she deserves.”
FOUR NEW CALL-UPS FROM NXT TO RAW
Four NXT stars made their debuts on the main roster last night. With Triple H opening the show and announcing that Ricochet, Johnny Gargano, Tommaso Ciampa, and Aleister Black would all be competing on the show. With black taking on and beating Elias in singles action, Gargano and Ciampa getting the better of the Revival, and Ricochet first saving Finn Balor from Bobby Lashley and Lio Rush, then picking up the win in the following tag match. It was a very good night for those having their first matches of the main roster.
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From my first match on October, 11th 2003. Against @mikeybmoc in Brookport Illinois. In front of MAYBE 20 people. In some guys back yard. In jeans and a baby blue Southpole shirt. • • • To tonight, my debut on Monday Night #Raw. Been a wild 15 years, but we just getting started! #OneAndOnly #AceOfNXT #AceOfWWE
EVOLVE ANNOUNCE RICOCHET
After making his main roster debut last night, Ricochet’s upcoming Evolve matches have been announced. WWE has released a number of big names recently to compete for smaller partner promotions, with Ricochet being the latest. On March 15th he’ll battle Orange Cassidy at Evolve 123 in Melrose Massachusetts. The following evening Ricochet will team with Evolve Tag Champions The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford) taking on Shane Strickland, Joe Gacy, and Eddie Kingston.
It will be Ricochet & The Street Profits vs. Shane Strickland, Eddie Kingston & Joe Gacy!
He will be available for a Meet & Greet!
Tickets at https://t.co/ONay97gkjJ
— EVOLVE Wrestling (@WWNEVOLVE) February 19, 2019
WOMEN’S TAG TITLES ON ALL BRANDS
Speaking on last nights RAW, Sasha Banks and Bayley cleared up a number of issues surrounding the newly re-hashed Women’s Tag Titles. After winning the belts the previous evening at Elimination Chamber, the pair came to the ring and said that they wanted to face teams from the past, present, and future on RAW, SmackDown, and NXT. Although the match at Elimination Chamber only consisted of teams from RAW or SmackDown, there are many teams in NXT who would love to get their hands on the belt.
— $asha Banks (@SashaBanksWWE) February 18, 2019
205 LIVE WRESTLEMANIA ANNOUNCEMENT
WWE is teasing a huge announcement to be during this evening on 205 Live. All that is known is that is concerns 205 Live and WrestleMania. With many being frustrated at the cruiserweights seemingly permanent exile to the preshow of pay per view, some are hopefully speculating that the news will entail a main show match.
— DRAKE MAVERICK (@WWEMaverick) February 19, 2019