The Chad Dukes Wrestling Show: Rikishi

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Image Credit: WWE

This week, Chad Dukes is joined by WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi. Big Shooter also discusses Seth Rollins & Bret Hart, Sunday’s Clash of Champions, “He Is Coming” and the WWE Cruiserweight division with Goat and Thom.

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Be sure to check out Rikishi and an unbelievable lineup of Wrestling Legends at MCW’s Tribute to the Legends Wrestling Convention in Joppa, MD on Saturday, September 24th from 10 to 4. Following the convention, MCW will also be holding a live wrestling event, MCW Tribute to The Legends, bell time is 7:30pm.  Tickets and all the details are available at MCW Pro Wrestling.com.

Follow Rikishi on Twitter @TheREALRIKISHI, Facebook, and Instagram @jrrikishifatu!

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The Morning Roundup 9/27/16

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Ryback Talks with Bellator – Wrestling Observer

Dave Meltzer is reporting that Ryback has had talks with Bellator MMA about fighting in the cage. Bellator confirmed they talked with Ryback but “nothing serious.”

Corgan Talks Expanding Broken-verse – Cageside Seats

Billy Corgan talked about the successes of “Final Deletion” and wanting to use it as a jumping off point for more out of arena content with other characters, as evidenced with “Delete or Decay.”   Also, Corgan claims a Broken Matt Hardy movie is “in the works.”

Balor Receives Stem Cells – With Spandex

Finn Balor underwent a stem cell transplant this past week, “pulling bone marrow from his pelvis to inject into his shoulder.”  The procedure is aimed at helping repair cartilage in The Demon King’s shoulder.

The Morning Roundup 9/26/16

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Clash of Champions Results – WWE

The two best friends, Kevin Owens & Chris Jericho stood tall to end last night’s Clash of Champions as Owens retained his Universal Championship over Seth Rollins.  In a night full of title matches WWE only crowned one new championship, United States Champion Roman Reigns.

Lesnar-Orton Rematch – Cageside Seats

Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton had their rematch this weekend at the live event in Chicago, IL.  WWE posted clips of Brock’s entrance, Orton’s initial burst of offense, and Lesnar finishing Orton off with the F5.  Sounds like this go around was far less of a mauling for the Beast Incarnate.

NJPW Destruction in Kobe Results – WrestleZone

New Japan held a show of its own yesterday morning, with several title changes. David Finlay, Ricochet & Satoshi Kojima defeated The Young Bucks & Adam Cole for the NEVER Openweight Six-man Championship and Tetsuya Naito beat Michael Elgin to claim the IWGP Intercontinental Championship.

 

The Chad Dukes Wrestling Show Interview with WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi

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WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi was this week’s guest on The Chad Dukes Wrestling Show to talk about his appearance Saturday. September 24th in Joppa, MD at MCW Pro Wrestling’s Tribute to the Legends Convention, Rusev, his sons’ The Usos recent heel turn, the WWE Brand Split, Roman Reigns and more.

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Be sure to check out Rikishi and an unbelievable lineup of Wrestling Legends at MCW’s Tribute to the Legends Wrestling Convention in Joppa, MD on Saturday, September 24th from 10 to 4. Following the convention, MCW will also be holding a live wrestling event, MCW Tribute to The Legends, bell time is 7:30pm.  Tickets and all the details are available at MCW Pro Wrestling.com.

Follow Rikishi on Twitter @TheREALRIKISHI, Facebook, and Instagram @jrrikishifatu!  Check out Knokx Pro Wrestling Academy at Knokx Pro.com!

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Cody Rhodes Is Coming To Bound For Glory

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Eagle-eyed viewers of the teaser on Wednesday may have figured it out, but last night on Impact Wrestling,  TNA confirmed that Cody Rhodes will be debuting for the company at October 2nd’s Bound For Glory.

In a vignette which aired on last night’s show, Rhodes announced his participation in TNA’s marquee event.

“You don’t know a man until you walk a mile in his shoes. I learn more about me every day, with every mile. My past is just that. My story is being written one step at a time. My future is decided by the roads that I take. I am bound for a new adventure. Where I’m going there is gold, there is glory, because for me, all roads lead to Bound for Glory.”

Rhodes is currently being billed strictly as “Cody” by TNA.  In addition to working with TNA, Rhodes is also still scheduled for Ring Of Honor’s year-end event Final Battle in New York City on December 2nd, as well as a packed calendar of independent wrestling shows.  Earlier this week, TNA also signed Cody’s wife Brandi Rhodes to a Knockouts contract.

Check out the full vignette below:

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The Morning Roundup 9/23/16

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Ryback Name Change Official – Pro Wrestling Sheet

A judge has approved Ryback’s request to change his name from Ryan Reeves to Ryback Reeves legally, meaning he can use the Ryback name while working outside of WWE.

Grand Champion Tournament Final Set – Impact Wrestling

The tournament final to crown TNA’s Impact Grand Champion is set with Aron Rex (Damien Sandow) set to face Drew Galloway (Drew McIntyre) at Bound For Glory on October 2nd.

Obscure Wrestling Championships  – With Spandex

With Spandex has an article up profiling some of the lesser known championships in WWE, WCW, & ECW history.  Your boy Louis doesn’t have a lot going on so I knew about most of these championships but perhaps you may find these obscure honors interesting.

 
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