Gather ’round plebeians for another edition of The Chad Dukes Wrestling Show with this week’s guest Mr. Bob Backlund! Dukes chats with Mr. Backlund to promote his new book “Backlund: From All-American Boy to Professional Wrestling’s World Champion.”
Also on this week’s program Dukes, Goat, & Thom discuss the importance of championships in the wrestling landscape today, Seth Rollins & Kane, Saturday’s MSG show, Bray Wyatt & Roman Reigns, and the eternal problem of why people have to tell us that wrestling is “fake.”
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WWE NXT 8PM + 11PM + On Demand on WWE Network
Tonight on NXT, one of the biggest matches in the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic will go down as super team Finn Bálor and Samoa Joe meet one of the most popular duos in NXT, the Realest Guys in the Room: Enzo and Big Cass. This Quarterfinal matchup will determine who will head to the NXT Takeover Semifinals & Finals.
Also Johnny Gargano & Tomasso Ciampa return to action after their strong showing in the tournament taking on Apollo Crews and Tyler Breeze respectively.
- Apollo Crews vs. Johnny Gargano
- Dana Brooke and Emma vs. Billie Kay and Peyton Royce
- Tyler Breeze vs. Tommaso Ciampa
- Dusty Classic: Finn Bálor and Samoa Joe vs. Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady
Impact Wrestling 9PM + 12AM on Destination America
4 Nights away from his championship shot against EC3, Drew Galloway teams up with Matt Hardy looks to gain momentum going into Bound for Glory in tag team action.
- Ethan Carter III & Tyrus vs. Matt Hardy & Drew Galloway
- The Dollhouse vs. Velvet Sky & Madison Rayne
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The Condemned 2 Trailer – You Tube
The Trailer for The Condemned 2 starring Randy Orton has hit the web. If you’re into Eric Roberts, and the Hank Schrader’s partner from Breaking Bad hunting Randy Orton, this is the film for you!
Kurt Angle’s BFG Opponent – Cageside Seats
Kurt Angle’s return match at Bound for Glory will be against…Eric Young.
WWE to Sign Indy Star – Wrestling INC
Biff Busick gave a farewell speech at Beyond Wrestling leading to speculation he’s signed a WWE developmental deal. Also in this link, Total Divas may rub their stink on a Dolph Ziggler/John Cena feud over Nikki Bella and the US Title.
Hornswoggle Suspended – Lords of Pain
It was announced yesterday that Hornswoggle was suspended for 30 days for his first Wellness Policy violation.
Bound for Glory Lineup – Wrestling News.co
You wouldn’t have known it up until last week’s Impact but TNA’s “WrestleMania” is this weekend as Bound For Glory takes place Sunday in Charlotte.
New Day/Eden Feud Continues – YouTube
For those following Raw Fallout, the tensions between the New Day and Eden continues. They’re just the best.
Cody Rhodes, not Stardust to appear at NXT Takeover – With Spandex
In what should be a moment to aggravate your allergies, in an interview with our friend Justin LaBar, Cody Rhodes revealed he will be attending the finals of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic at Takeover with brother Goldust/Dustin Rhodes to present the trophy to the winners.
SummerSlam returns to Barclays in 2016/2017 – NY Daily News
After a successful three-night stand this year, WWE has reportedly signed on to bring SummerSlam to Brooklyn again for the next two years.
Rumored Hell in a Cell Card – Lords of Pain
Outside of Taker/Lesnar nothing is official but the rumored matches are starting to take shape. If you want the potential lineup spoiled check out the link.