Author: WrestleJake

WWE

WWE reportedly pitched for Adam Cole to cut his hair before making his main roster debut. Adam Cole made his WWE exit last month after letting his contract extension expire. Despite never making it to Raw or SmackDown full-time, WWE had various plans for him to do so should he have resigned. Following his WWE exit, Ringside News noted that WWE wanted Cole to be a heel manager when he came to the main roster, with Dave Meltzer on the Wrestling Observer Radio adding that he was going to manage a heel Keith Lee, describing the partnership of one similar…

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AEW

AEW will reportedly be introducing a new championship belt soon. According to Andrew Zarian of the Mat Men Pro Wrestling Podcast, he has heard ‘rumblings’ of a secondary womens championship coming to AEW soon. https://twitter.com/andrewzarian/status/1440735664463515652?s=21 While any additional details on this belt haven’t been revealed, Zarian used the hashtag #TBS in his tweet, as well as replying to a tweet asking whether the hashtag was a hint with :). https://twitter.com/andrewzarian/status/1440736532093018112?s=21 AEW’s Womens World Championship has had various champions since it was introduced in 2019, including the likes of Nyla Rose, Riho, Hikaru Shida and current holder Britt Baker. The AEW…

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Bronson Reed has revealed that he’s in talks with ‘major promotions’. Bronson Reed was among the many names released from WWE in early August, however his non-compete clause has now expired, meaning he is able to wrestle elsewhere. Reed, who is now using his former ring name Jonah Rock, has sat down with Busted Open Radio to discuss his release, and what his future may hold. Reed began by revealing his initial reaction to being released. “I was gobsmacked,” Reed said. “It was not something I was expecting. I was actually expecting to get a call to get moved up…

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AEW will be taping upcoming episodes of Dark from Universal Studios in Florida. Since going back on the road and launching their new show Rampage, AEW have had a busy schedule filming Dark and Elevation. Today, AEW announced via Twitter that they will be taping upcoming episodes of Dark from the soundstage 19 within Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. https://twitter.com/aew/status/1436005945558065154?s=21 The tapings will take place on September 11th with two sessions. The first will run from 12pm-3pm, and the second will run from 4:30pm-7:30pm. IMPACT Wrestling have used Universal Studios’ soundstages in the past to tape shows. While AEW haven’t…

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On August 26, WWE filed to trademark the in-ring name ‘Von Wagoner’. It’s currently unknown to who this could be for. “G & S: Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibitions and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer rendered live and through broadcast media including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online service; providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network; providing information in the fields of sports and entertainment via an online community portal; providing a website in the field of sports entertainment information; fan club services, namely, organizing sporting events in the field of…

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Paige has claimed that she’s ‘not done yet’. As previously noted, Paige mentioned on her Twitch stream that her WWE contract will be expiring next June, despite a previous report from PWInsider claiming that she was signed through 2023. Paige has now taken to Twitter to post a very interesting tweet. While Paige didn’t include any more details, she was likely referring to an in-ring return. https://twitter.com/realpaigewwe/status/1432051493553664002?s=21 Paige’s last match was in December 2017, with neck injury forcing her to retire the following April. Paige has had several roles since her retirement, most notably as SmackDown General Manager. Paige has…

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Paige’s WWE contract will be expiring next year. Speaking on a recent Twitch stream, Paige has revealed that her WWE contract will be expiring next year, while also speculating to whether they’ll want to re-sign her. “My contract is up in June of next year,” Paige said. “Who knows if they would want to give me a new contract? Who’s to say they would want to? If they did, I’d love to have Twitch as a part of the contract.” (h/t Fightful Select) Last year, WWE implemented a new edict preventing its Superstars from using third party platforms. This included…

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Drew McIntyre has commented on wanting to bring back his previous ‘Broken Dreams’ theme song. In recent interviews Drew McIntyre has made it clear that he wants his old theme song, ‘Broken Dreams’ back, however he has now spoken to Fightful to reveal more details on the situation. McIntyre has confirmed to Fightful Select (subscription required) that he has checked with WWE, and they still have the rights to the song. McIntyre also hopes that WWE can start selling the song again, as it reached the #2 selling theme at its height, just below John Cena. McIntyre used his ‘Broken…

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As of today, Adam Cole has reportedly become a free agent after his WWE contract expired. According to reports, Cole’s contract initially expired earlier this year, however he signed an extension so that he could wrap up his feud with Kyle O’Reilly. Cole has not only removed the link to his WWE Shop page from his Twitter in the past twenty-four hours, but has also cancelled his Twitch stream which was scheduled for today. In a message posted to his discord server, Cole informed his fans that today’s stream has been cancelled, however he’ll be back tomorrow (Saturday). ‘Hey Chugs…

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AEW

AEW Dark will reportedly be taped in a studio setting. AEW currently have four wrestling shows (Dynamite, Rampage, Dark and Dark Elevation). While the format worked well when AEW were running from Daily’s Place, it has become harder now they’re back on the road. The first two episodes of AEW Rampage were taped live,!with CM Punk’s debut headlining the second show. However some episodes will be taped on Wednesdays before or after AEW Dynamite. According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, AEW will be taping Dark at a studio for most weeks going forward. Tony Khan mentioned back in June that…

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