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POSSIBLE LEAK OF WWE2K20 COVER STARS
Roman Reigns and Becky Lynch may have been revealed as the cover stars of this year’s instalment of 2K’s wrestling series. Click here to read our full write up.
BROCK LESNAR CONFIRMED FOR TOMORROW’S RAW
Brock Lesnar has been officially confirmed for the last RAW before SummerSlam. Although advertised by the arena beforehand, the superstar has now been confirmed by the WWE. The confirmation of Lesnar’s attendance on RAW actually focuses on Seth Rollins’ ability to make the same event.
Last week Lesnar was advertised but not confirmed for RAW, he ran in a broke up Seth’s match with Dolph Ziggler, savagely beating down Rollins and delivering multiple F5’s. Seth and Brock are set to meet at SummerSlam next Sunday with Brock’s Universal title on the line. That is the same title Lesnar took from Rollins after cashing in his ‘Money in the Bank’ contract at Extreme Rules in mid-July.
MAN DOES NAZI SALUTE NXT LIVE EVENT
A member of the audience was seen using Nazi salutes during the entrance of German wrestler, Marcel Barthel at an NXT house show. According to several members of the audience, Marcel himself called out the person’s offensive behaviour. One Twitter user reported that the individual was escorted from the building by security, but was eventually let back in. The event took place in Minnreg Hall, Largo, Florida.
WWE INTERVIEWER TO TAKE TIME AWAY FROM SOCIAL MEDIA
Kayla Braxton, WWE backstage interviewer is to take some time away from Twitter after implying that fans shouldn’t insult the company.
Her first Tweet suggested fans shouldn’t berate the product, saying that she wouldn’t criticize a bad movie because she doesn’t understand what goes into making one.
After receiving a deluge of responses, some supportive and full of praise, most pointing out the logical flaw in her argument. Later she posted again, informing all that she was taking a break from social media until SummerSlam.
IMPACT WRESTLING STARSTRUCK RESULTS
- Andy Brown def. Adrian Quest (Pre-Show)
- Peter Avalon def. Jordan Clearwater
- Reno Scum def. Rockness Monsters
- Jordynne Grace def. Madison Rayne
- Jake Crist def Ace Austin and Trey to retain the X-Division Championship
- Jessicka Havok def. Viva Van (with by John E. Bravo).
- Post-match, Bravo challenges Havok on the spot.
- Jessicka Havok def. John E. Bravo
- Sami Callihan def. Willie Mack
- Eddie Edwards def. Moose in a Street Fight
- Michael Elgin def. Rich Swann
- The North def. Tommy Dreamer and Rhyno to retain the Impact World Tag Team Championships
BIG MATCH MADE FOR REVPRO SUMMER SIZZLER
For those who haven’t been keeping up, Andy Quildan has put RevPro on the line. Andy has arranged a match with David Starr where if Starr wins he takes control of RevPro but if Starr loses he quits.
The match is set for the upcoming Summer Sizzler, set to take place at York Hall London on the 30th of August. All that was missing was the name of the person set to represent Andy in the hugely important match.
Well, that question was answered earlier today, Quildan revealing that the man set to face David Starr was none other than New Japan mainstay Will Ospreay.
Ospreay started wrestling for RevPro in 2013, just one year into his professional career.
In other Rev Pro news, Referee Chris Roberts is set to leave the company after the 7th anniversary show, set to be held in Cheltenham.
JEFF COBB CONFIRMED FOR PWG BATTLE OF LOS ANGELES
The reigning PWG World Champion, Jeff Cobb is the twenty-first man in this years Battle of Los Angeles.
Cobb has been PWG World Champion since winning the title from WALTER last October. Cobb is also a former BOLA winner, defeated Bandido and Shingo Takagi in an elimination match to win the tournament and the title show where he won the gold.
If Cobb doesn’t win BOLA, the winner will get a future shot at his title.
The latest confirmed list of entrants is thus:
- Jonathan Gresham
- Artemis Spencer
- Darby Allin
- Mick Moretti
- Orange Cassidy
- Caveman Ugg
- Jake Atlas
- Tony Deppen
- Lucky Kid
- Joey Janela
- Brody King
- Barbaro Cavernario
- Jungle Boy
- Black Taurus
- Rey Horus
- David Starr
- Laredo Kid
- Jeff Cobb