The Morning Roundup 6/26/17


New Ring of Honor Champion – ROH Wrestling

Cody Rhodes defeated Christopher Daniels Friday Night in Lowell, MA at the Best in the World PPV to capture his first World Championship. Also on the show in an unlikely upset, Dalton Castle and the Boys defeated The Briscoes and Bully Ray to win the ROH Six Man Tag Team Championships.

Mae Young Classic Names: Round 2 – WWE

More names for the Mae Young Classic were announced this weekend: Tessa Blanchard (Daughter of WWE Hall of Famer Tully Blanchard), Abbey Laith (fka Kimber Lee), Judoka Taynara Conti, Jazzy Gabert (MMA Fighter and fka Alpha Female), and Kavita Devi (Student of the Great Khali in his Continental Wrestling Entertainment promotion in India). That makes 9 of the 32 names officially announced for the tournament, however, two more wrestlers will join the tournament in qualifying matches which will air on upcoming NXT episodes.

NXT Debuts – What Culture

ROH Star Bobby Fish made his NXT debut at the recent television taping against Aleister Black. Also at the taping, Mauro Ranallo made his return to the company joining the NXT broadcast team.

Lavar Ball to Raw? – Pro Wrestling Sheet

And finally… Pro Wrestling Sheet is reporting that WWE is working to have attention seeker and father of Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball appear on tonight’s episode of Monday Night Raw. Good, great, grand, wonderful.

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