Author: WrestleJake

AEW

Tony Khan believes that many of his wrestlers will be with AEW for life, and that there is a lot more security when signing a contract with AEW than WWE. While appearing on Busted Open Radio, AEW Chairman Tony Khan discussed the recent WWE firings, pointing out the differences between signing with WWE and AEW. “Anyone who signs a contract (in WWE) these days, is not signing a real contract. It’s a temporary arrangement. People who come wrestle with me, a lot of these people are frankly lifers and they know that. There are some people who are here, who…

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NXT

Taya Valkyrie has voiced her anger at WWE following her husband’s release. John Morrison was among yet another set of WWE main roster releases on Thursday night, which also included the likes of Hit Row, Tegan Nox and Drake Maverick. Morrison’s wife, Taya Valkyrie (fka Franky Monet) was also released from WWE earlier this month, and has taken to Twitter to take shots at WWE, stating that ethically as employers, they don’t care about their talents. https://twitter.com/frankymonetwwe/status/1461519388830543879?s=21 https://twitter.com/frankymonetwwe/status/1461522622546644992?s=21 Morrison returned to WWE in late 2019, where he reformed his alliance with The Miz and won the SmackDown Tag Team Championships.…

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NXT

Mei Ying is among the latest WWE name changes. WWE has been known to change the names of their Superstars’, whether they have just joined the company or have been there for years. Yet another set of NXT talents have received name changes, per PWInsider. The Mei Ying character has been dropped, and Karen Q will now be known as ‘Wendy Choo’. Karen Q adopted the spooky gimmick last year alongwide Boa and Xia Li, with Li now being on SmackDown after being called up in the Draft. Kellie Morga – who WWE signed following their SummerSlam week tryouts in…

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AEW

Following his loss at UFC 268 last night, Colby Covington SLAMMED AEW while speaking to the media. The former Interim UFC Welterweight Champion isn’t a stranger to the wrestling world, as he has used Kurt Angle’s ‘You Suck’ theme song while making his way to the octagon on several occasions, including his match last night. Following his fight, Covington spoke to the media, where he was asked about a potential wrestling run. While Covington didn’t rule it out, he made it clear he won’t be doing it in AEW, branding it a ‘second tier promotion’. “I don’t pay any attention…

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AEW

Adam Cole is now with All Elite Wrestling, however prior to this he was one of the biggest stars on NXT. During his four-year stint on the black and gold brand, Cole picked up a number of accolades, including the NXT Championship, NXT North American Championship and NXT Tag Team Championships, while also having several matches and feuds of the year. Cole recently joined the #Dork Podcast, where he discussed the vital similarities between AEW and NXT. “I do think, at the end of the day, in a lot of ways, the fans looked at NXT as like, not the…

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A former Universal Champion could be making their IMPACT Wrestling debut this weekend. According to PWInsider, Adam Scherr (fka Braun Strowman) is expected to make his IMPACT Wrestling debut this weekend, likely at Saturday’s Bound For Glory. It was noted that Scherr was spotted flying into Las Vegas from Chicago on Friday morning, which is the location of this weekend’s Bound For Glory. Earlier this week, a report emerged from PWInsider stating that Scherr was spotted meeting IMPACT Executive Vice President Scott D’Amore, where they sat and had a long conversation. Several months ago, D’Amore jokingly claimed IMPACT were on…

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Brock Lesnar is looking for retribution against Roman Reigns after his loss at Crown Jewel. The main event of Thursday’s Crown Jewel saw Roman Reigns successfully defeat Brock Lesnar to retain his Universal Championship, however not without help from The Usos, who hit Lesnar with double Superkicks while the official was down, allowing Reigns to cover him for the victory. Brock Lesnar had his first match since WrestleMania 36 at Thursday’s Crown Jewel. Prior to the match, reports emerged implying that Lesnar wouldn’t be making another appearance for WWE for the rest of 2021, however Lesnar may be showing up…

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The Legit Boss has called out Trish Stratus for ‘dodging her’. This week’s episode of WWE’s The Bump previewed Thursday’s Crown Jewel pay-per-view, and featured several special guests including Sasha Banks. During the show, Banks was asked by a fan when we will see her face Trish Stratus, to which she responded by calling out the WWE Hall Of Famer. “I’m waiting for Trish. It’s all on her,” Banks said. “She’s been dodging me. She’s not answering my calls. I’m all game. I’m always ready; I stay ready. Whenever Trish is ready for me, she knows where to find me.”…

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The Beast may be making an appearance at next year’s Royal Rumble. Brock Lesnar will be having his first match since WrestleMania 36 next week when he challenges Roman Reigns for the Universal Championship at Crown Jewel. The Dome at America’s Center recently sent out a tweet promoting next year’s Royal Rumble, which will emanate from the 66,000+ capacity stadium. The Beast was shown front and center on the promotional graphic, alongside his Crown Jewel opponent and current Universal Roman Reigns, WWE Champion Big E, SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch and Bianca Belair. https://twitter.com/americascenter/status/1448694023561129994?s=21 While his appearance at the event…

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AEW

Braun Strowman could be heading to the IMPACT Zone very soon. WWE shockingly released Braun Strowman earlier this year, just several months after taking part in a pay-per-view world championship match. Since his departure, Strowman’s name has come up several times in reports hinting towards his future in professional wrestling. According to Fightful Select, there have been talks between All Elite Wrestling and Braun Strowman, however more recently IMPACT Wrestling have shown interest in signing the former Universal Champion. While it isn’t clear if a deal between the two sides has been made, the interest hasn’t been kept much of…

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