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WWE News and Rumors 1/6/17

WWE News and Rumors for January 6, 2017

  • Brock Lesnar has been added to the Madison Square Garden Live Event on March 12, 2017. This will be for the Smackdown Brand and while Lesnar was drafted to RAW, this as of press time will not be broadcasted anywhere.
  • Goldberg is set to wrestle at Fastlane as part of his 3 match deal with the WWE. No word on who is his opponent(s) will be.
  • WWE welcomes Zhao Xim, Yifeng and Big Boa, recruits from China.
  • WWE also welcomes Julia Ho, Andrea, Heidi Lovelace and Kimber Lee to the Performance Center. WWE is obviously stocking up for the upcoming Women’s Tournament on the WWE Network.
  • Jonathan Coachman recently tweeted that he does not beleive Ronda Rousey will be signed to WWE as the company is not in the business of rebuilding broken stars.
  • The Ric Flair Show, a podcast hosted by Flair and Conrad Thompson has ended. Ric’s online merchandise shop has also closed. These events are evidence hes going to be appearing in WWE more regularly.
  • Shane McMahon was at the NXT tapings at Full Sail University, but to what capacity is unknown.
  • The WWE is mildly interested in The Broken Hardys, both of whom’s contracts with TNA will be up very soon.
  • Alberto Del Rio is still in talks with TNA. Jeff Jarrett and Dutch Mantel have also returned to TNA. Dixie Carter is no longer involved.
  • Mick Foley’s haircut on RAW was self administered.
Big Show Death

WWE News and Rumors 12/29/2016

WWE News and Rumors         December 29 2016

  • Big Show has not died. There was some “fake news” going around on facebook as usual and this hoax was especially disturbing. Big Show is currently preparing for a match with Shaq at Wrestlemania 33.
  •  WWE.com removed a poll asking who fans desire to see main event Wrestlemania 33. AJ Styles was leading at 40% and no one else came close.
  •  Mick Foley needs hip surgery and is holding off as he is currently uninsured. The out of pocket expenses are about $60K. Foley has an estimated net worth of 15 Million Dollars.
  •  Chris Hero will be in San Antonio during Royal Rumble weekend. This is most likely to debut for NXT Takeover San Antonio.
  •  Curtis Axel brought back the Axelmania gimmick Tuesday in St Louis. This is more evidence for the return of Hulk Hogan as the gimmick was dropped due to bad publicity that led to the Hulkster being released last year. Also on the show, Roman Reigns defeated Kevin Owens while defending his US Championship.
  •  John Cena wrestled a post-dark match at Smackdown Live! teaming with Dean Ambrose to defeat AJ Styles and The Miz.
  •  John Cena also wrestled Monday Night at Madison Square Garden, in a Triple Threat Match with he and Dean Ambrose challenging AJ Styles for the WWE Championship. AJ successfully retained. Also on the show, James Ellsworth in a neck brace defeated Curt Hawkins in under 20 seconds with No Chin Music.
  •  Goldberg is currently on a three match deal in WWE, not including his match with Brock Lesnar at Survivor Series.
  •  Cody Rhodes took issue with WWE producers for having Karl Anderson rip the head of a teddy bear with the likeness of Dusty Rhodes.
  •  Dave Meltzer reports that WWE has no concrete plans for Roman Reigns for Wrestlemania 33 although a big surprise is in the works, though it probably won’t happen.