WWE News Today 4/15/17
WWE News and Rumors April 15, 2017
- Big E will be officiating weddings in the near future as he was recently ordained online. E says this was an easy process. His decision to begin this side hustle is rooted in knowing he would have time off eventually and likes to keep busy. He will offer entertainment as part of the wedding officiating package.
- WWE Shop briefly had a Replica Tag Team Championship with a New Day themed leather. These sold out within a few hours due to a limited production. WWE Shop promises these titles will be back in stock within a few weeks.
- Because of Kofi Kingston’s injury, PWInsider reports that The New Day may not appear on Smackdown Live until Kofi is ready to return. He will be out 2-4 weeks.
- Booker T will be replacing David Otunga as a Raw commentator. Otunga was recently drafted to Raw and will debut after filming the WWE Studios Film “Katrina”.
- There was concern among wrestling fans that Charlotte may have been hurt in a match with Nia Jax on RAW. She spoke to USA Today and revealed that while the stunt looked “nasty” to the viewer, she was not hurt in any way and missed no live events.
- Right now the women’s landscape for Payback if looking to be Bayley vs Nia Jax for the Championship and Alexa Bliss vs Mickie James vs Sasha Banks in a Triple Threat Match.
- Although a reformation of the Lucha Dragons was speculation with Kalisto moving to Raw, joining the cruiserweight division seems more likely.
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