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XAVIER WOODS UNDERGOES SURGERY
Xavier Woods has undergone surgery to repair his Achilles.
He said he has no clue how long he’s going to be out of action but will figure out that information soon. Later in the video, Woods mentioned that he won’t be able to wrestle for quite a while.
He reportedly tore his achilles on October 21st during WWE’s tour of Australia. These injuries usually take around a year to recover from.
WWE PULLS FIREFLY FUNHOUSE FROM SMACKDOWN?
There may not be a ‘Firefly Funhouse segment on tonight’s Friday Night SmackDown.
It had been advertised for this Friday and was even included in an official preview on WWE’s website. That has since been removed and WWE is no longer advertising a Fun House segment for tonight’s SmackDown.
There had been some speculation on WWE doing away with the Fun House, because they didn’t want it on FOX as Wyatt was drafted to the blue brand in the 2019 WWE Draft.
There’s no word yet on why WWE pulled the mentions of tonight’s Firefly Fun House segment.
NXT UK START TIME CHANGED NEXT WEEK
Due to WWE Crown Jewel next Thursday, NXT UK has been pushed forward a few hours on the WWE Network.
NXT UK will air at 4pm/11am ET next week, with Crown Jewel’s pre-show immediately following it.
WWE GAMES COMMENT ON WWE 2K20 ISSUES
WWE Games has released a statement to fans in response to the many issues they have experienced since Tuesday’s launch day.
In a statement, they said;
“We are listening closely to the feedback that’s been shared regarding WWE 2K20 and are aware of the concerns some players are reporting. We’re working hard to investigate these concerns and address them as necessary. We expect to have an initial patch ready in the next two weeks, with others to follow. Stay tuned to WWEGames social media channels for more information.”
The “#FixWWE2K20” hashtag has been trending for days with players venting about hundreds of issues with the game, from in-game issues such as glitches and missing features, to issues with fans not physically receiving all of the advertised items with their Collector’s Editions.
SONY OFFERING REFERENDS FOR WWE 2K20
Alongside all the issues with the WWE 2K20, Sony has been granting refunds to PlayStation 4 users.
There have been some Sony users who have reported having their refund request denied, but it seems like Sony is granting the majority of requests.
There’s no word yet on Microsoft doing the same for Xbox One users at the current time.
EVAN BOURNE RETURNS TO EVOLVE
EVOLVE announced today that Matt Sydal would be wrestling dates in New York, Michigan, and Chicago in his WWE persona of Evan Bourne.
Thanks to the company’s strong ties with NXT, Matt is able to use his WWE persona for these appearances.
Sydal/Bourne spoke about this, saying;
“There has never been a more ideal moment for Evan Bourne to return,” Bourne said. “I’m thankful for this rebirth. I’m thrilled for this opportunity, and I will open everyone’s eyes at EVOLVE. On November 9th and 10th, come see what I’m saying.”