Archive for October, 2015

The Morning Roundup 10/29/15

Morning News Roundup 3

Angle Appearing at Bellator Fan Fest  – Cageside Seats

Saw a lot of misleading headlines on this one last night and while it’s certainly something to monitor with his TNA contract up at the end of the year, putting out that Angle has “signed with Bellator” is a bit misleading.  Your Olympic Hero will be appearing at the Bellator 145 fan fest for an autograph signing.

More Rumors on Del Rio-AAA & His WWE Deal – Lords of Pain

There’s a chance Alberto Del Rio could still finish up his remaining dates with AAA while on the WWE roster.  The post also states Del Rio will be working a reduced schedule.  My guess: mostly TV and less live events.

NXT: The New Class – WWE

WWE officially announced a list of rumored NXT signings yesterday.  Among the names now confirmed, from Tough Enough- Mada, Patrick Clark, Daria, Amanda and…sigh, ZZ; from the independents- Rich Swann, Biff Busick and Athena.


The Chad Dukes Wrestling Show 10/28/15


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On this week’s edition of the Chad Dukes Wrestling Show, Dukes, Goat, & Thom take your calls on WWE’s Hell in a Cell Pay-Per-View and also the boys discuss The Undertaker vs. Bray Wyatt and what could come from this feud.

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The Morning Roundup 10/28/15


Rusev Possibly Injured at Smackdown Taping – Lords of Pain

During a match with Neville, the Bulgarian Brute suffered an apparent shoulder injury. After being checked by a trainer, the match was awarded to Neville by medical decision. In addition Cageside Seats is speculating that it is a torn bicep.

Young Bucks sign with Ring of Honor – ROH Wrestling

An update to yesterday’s story about the Young Bucks teasing signing a deal, the signing did not turn out to be Lucha Underground but our good friends at ROH have signed the #SuperkickParty.  Matt & Nick Jackson have signed exclusive contracts with Ring of Honor.  It seems the only place to see the Young Bucks outside of ROH will be New Japan Pro Wrestling.

Rousey Wants Divas Championship – Cageside Seats

In an interview with Fox Sports, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey mentioned the WWE Divas Championship among the accomplishments she’d like to obtain after she’s done everything she can accomplish in UFC.


The Morning Roundup 10/27/15


Del Rio’s AAA Status – Wrestling Observer

Dave Meltzer updated Alberto Del Rio’s status as AAA Mega Champion after showing up at Sunday’s Hell in a Cell PPV.

Young Bucks to Lucha Underground? – Twitter

People are speculating the “deal” Young Buck Nick Jackson talked about last night could be for Lucha Underground’s 2nd Season after LU producer Chris DeJoseph responded to the tweet.

New Day on Fallout – Youtube

At this point anything New Day is must-see. This Fallout video is no different.


Monday Night Raw Preview 10/26/15

Happy Monday, marks! Fresh off an amazing Hell in a Cell special, we’ve got Monday Night Raw coming at ya LIVE from San Diego, CA. Tonight the WWE universe picks up the pieces from last night and forges some new directions, as we hurtle towards Survivor Series. The pre-show notes (Hell in a Cell spoilers, obviously):

  • Shield 3.0: Lost in the madness from last night, was a throwaway line from Dean Ambrose to Roman Reigns, mentioning “what’s next” and how they were going to address it tonight. Speculation has Ambrose and Reigns teaming up with the brothers of destruction to face the Wyatt Family at Survivor Series, but I don’t think it’s quite that simple.
  • Dead Man Wyatt: Of course the big takeaway from last night was the Wyatt Family carrying away the corpse of the Undertaker. Really hoping ‘Taker returns as a full-fledged disciple of Bray, and not unscathed, like Kane and Daniel Bryan (more or less).
  • What’s Next: Lots of potential fresh beginning in play. Seth Rollins needs a new challenger for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, Alberto del Rio is back and already beat the piss out of John Cena en route to winning the U.S. title, New Day vanquished the Dudley Boys, Kane is no longer COO of WWE, and Brock Lesnar has conquered his latest challenge. Hopefully we get some fresh storylines tonight.
  • Let the Revolution Begin: What the hell is up with the Divas division? Now that Charlotte has soundly beaten Nikki Bella (at least) twice, let’s break up these lame trios groups, get the Boss Shasha Banks in the title picture, and have some fun.

Enjoy the show and check back here for the Day After report!

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