Author: WrestleJake

Raw

WWE Raw announcer Corey Graves has teased the return of a ‘familiar face’ ahead of WrestleMania 38. During the most recent episode of WWE’s ‘After The Bell’ podcast, Corey Graves noted how he ‘couldn’t be more thrilled’ that someone may be returning to the company sometime between now and WrestleMania in April. “And who knows, if the rumors do in fact prove to be true, we may have another familiar face back in the fold between now and The Showcase of the Immortals,” Corey Graves said. “This is one of those ones where: if you know, you know. I’m not…

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AEW

AEW have confirmed the location of this year’s Double Or Nothing PPV. During Wednesday’s Dynamite, AEW made several announcements regarding this year’s Double Or Nothing PPV, which will be returning to Las Vegas. The inaugural Double Or Nothing event emanated from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, with the last two editions of the pay-per-view taking place from Daily’s Place in Jacksonville, Florida due to the various lockdowns and restrictions. This year’s Double Or Nothing show will be taking place from the T-Mobile Arena, a location used by WWE several times in the past, along with various large boxing…

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Dax Harwood has revealed that he and Cash Wheeler exchanged trademarks they owned for early WWE releases. FTR (fka The Revival) were granted their WWE releases back in April 2020 after not being featured on television for over six months. During their hiatus from WWE television, many speculated on reports that they wanted to leave the company and move onto something new. When a wrestler is released from WWE, they are usually met with a non-compete clause, 90 days for main roster Superstars and 30 days for NXT Superstars. However FTR didn’t have non-compete clauses attached to them, and made…

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Photo credit: @xIAMHOLLYWOODx on Twitter One of the independent scene’s brightest prospects has signed with AEW. Nick Wayne faced Defy Wrestling Interim Champion Christopher Daniels in the main event of Saturday night’s Defy Wrestling Year V show, and while he lost the match, he received a huge surprise shortly after. Darby Allin entered the ring after the match to offer Wayne an AEW contract, which he accepted. Shane Strickland (fka Isaiah ‘Swerve’ Scott) then entered the ring and confronted both Wayne and Allin. https://twitter.com/bryanalvarez/status/1492754624964530179?s=21 https://twitter.com/nickwayne21/status/1492776937474838531?s=21 Nick Wayne is only sixteen years old, however he has been wrestling for several years,…

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Two matches are reportedly in the works for next year’s WrestleMania. WrestleMania will be going to Hollywood next year, in the stadium which was originally scheduled for WrestleMania 37, before WWE had to relocate WrestleMania 36 to the Performance Center which switched up the plans. Last year, as part of their ‘WrestleMania Report’, WWE announced three WrestleManias in advance, including WrestleMania 37 from the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Florida, WrestleMania 38 from the AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas, and WrestleMania 39, who in will take place from the brand new SoFi Stadium in Inglewood Capacity. With a capacity of…

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NXT

Velveteen Dream has addressed his time with WWE. Patrick Clark (fka Velveteen Dream) recently sat down with ‘Dishing Drama with Dana Wilkes’ to discuss his run with WWE, and the months leading up to his release. In 2020, Dream was accused of inappropriate conduct with minors. Following the allegations, Triple H stated on a media call that WWE had looked into them, but didn’t find anything. During this time, Clark was also involved in a car accident which took him off of television. Dream didn’t have many matches towards the end of 2020, with his last match being a loss…

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Bobby Lashley faced Brock Lesnar for the first time ever at Saturday’s Royal Rumble Premium-Live-Event in what, for a long time, was a dream matchup. The WWE Championship bout saw Lashley defeat Lesnar after Roman Reigns attacked the WWE Champion while the referee was down, alllowing The Almighty to pick up his second WWE Championship. Following his win, Bobby Lashley spoke to Ariel Helwani for BT Sport, where he discussed the match and his experience of wrestling Brock Lesnar. “It was one of the greatest moments, I mean, beating Brock Lesnar, like we talked about earlier this week, beating Brock…

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WWE

Kairi Sane could be making her WWE return at Saturday’s Royal Rumble. Various in-ring returns have been announced for this Saturday’s Royal Rumble, including the likes of The Bella Twins, Summer Rae, Lita and Michelle McCool. As well as this, several names are being rumoured for the event, with Asuka and Ronda Rousey potentially making their returns in the Women’s Royal Rumble Match. According to a report from Fightful Select, Kairi Sane has been pitched as a potential entrant into the Women’s Royal Rumble Match. Sane hasn’t wrestled since July 2020, when WWE were still taping shows from inside the…

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WWE have confirmed several shows for WrestleMania week. Next weekend is the Royal Rumble, which means WrestleMania is only a matter of months away. This year’s WrestleMania is set to take place from the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas for the first time in six years, as WWE held WrestleMania 32 there back in 2016. For the past few years, WrestleMania week has consisted of Raw, SmackDown, Hall Of Fame Ceremony, NXT TakeOver and of course, WrestleMania. However since NXT rebranded to 2.0 and dropped the ‘TakeOver’ name, the likelihood of an NXT WrestleMania week show taking place decreased. NXT…

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Mickie James has commented on her upcoming appearance at WWE’s Royal Rumble. Last week, it was revealed that Mickie James would be competing in the Women’s Royal Rumble match, despite being released from the company last year and currently holding the IMPACT Knockouts Championship. During the announcement, WWE acknowledged James as the IMPACT Knockouts Champion both on television and social media, prompting questions to whether this could be the start of some sort of working relationship between WWE and IMPACT. While details on any further agreements between WWE and IMPACT are unknown, James recently spoke to Ariel Helwani for ‘The…

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