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The Chad Dukes Wrestling Show: Happy Halloween Havoc!

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This week, Chad Dukes, Loud Goat and Thom preview Hell In A Cell and discuss TNA vs. Billy Corgan, Mick Foley screaming at us and Vince cutting Brock’s segment short. #BelieveInTheWide

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The Morning Roundup 10/14/16

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Mickie James Returns To WWE at NXT Takeover: Toronto – WWE

In the first of two big pieces of news coming out of last night’s NXT Television taping, former WWE Women’s and Diva’s Champion Mickie James will be the next challenger for NXT Women’s Champion Asuka at NXT Takeover: Toronto on November 19th.  James last performed in-ring with WWE in 2010 and was also a guest trainer with NXT in 2013.

Roddy Versus The World – YouTube

WWE has let the cat out of the bag on their outlets, former ROH & PWG World Champion Roderick Strong made his debut for NXT last night at the aforementioned television tapings. In a backstage interview, Strong stated “Roddy Versus The World” starts now and cribbed a phrase from the former Best In The World’s playbook declaring “Luck Is For Losers.”

TNA Sale Turning Ugly – With Spandex

While things are looking up for one brand based out of Orlando, things are getting contentious in the other.  The attempt to sell TNA Wrestling has taken an ugly turn with TNA President Billy Corgan now suing Dixie Carter and TNA Wrestling. Documents in the case have been requested to be sealed, but it’s believed the lawsuit is over Corgan’s bid to purchase the company from Carter earlier this month.

The Chad Dukes Wrestling Show: Kevin Thorn

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Potatoes for everyone, it’s time for an all-new Chad Dukes Wrestling Show.

This week, Dukes is joined by fellow #Wide members Goat and Thom for this LIVE edition of CDWS!  They discuss Lesnar / Goldberg, No Mercy, and the TNA sale rumors.  Then, Kevin Thorn makes his return to CDWS to talk about his appearance this Saturday at Primal Conflict Wrestling’s Crimson Harvest, the WWE brand split, and what could be next for him.

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The Morning Roundup 10/6/16

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TNA Sale Rumors – Upgruv

Our pal Justin LaBar reported yesterday evening that Billy Corgan will be the new owner of TNA Wrestling and WWE would be purchasing the TNA tape library as part of the deal.  If true it would be a huge and unique development when it comes to WWE’s usual business practices.  However, TNA’s Bob Ryder is disputing the validity of the report.

Brie Bella & Daniel Bryan Expecting First Child – E! Online

Daniel Bryan and wife Brie Bella announced exclusively to E! Online that the couple will be expecting their first child. The news came yesterday on the eve of the premiere of “Total Bellas.” Congratulations to the Danielsons and I hope that their first child is a masculine child.

Harper Returns in Chile – Pro Wrestling Sheet

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah! Luke Harper returned to action at the Raw live event in Santiago, Chile teaming with Kevin Owens, to face Seth Rollins & Sami Zayn. Hopefully, a return to television is imminent.

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The Morning Roundup 9/30/16

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Performance Center Tryouts – WWE

Some interesting names tried out for WWE at a recent tryout camp. 19 Women and 19 Men attended the tryout including:

  • Shayna Baszler (former UFC fighter, AIW Women’s Champion, friend of Ronda Rousey, trained by Billy Robinson & Josh Barnett)
  • Kimber Lee (former CHIKARA Grand Champion trained by CWC competitor, Drew Gulak)
  • Eddie Kingston (14-year veteran and former champion with CHIKARA, AAW, CZW, & IWA-MS)
  • Cedric Rougeau (Son of former WWE star Jacques Rougeau)
  • Jacob Fatu (Son of Tonga Kid, nephew of Rikishi)

Dusty Rhodes Classic Teams – WWE

WWE has officially announced six of the 16 teams for this year’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic:

  • NXT Tag Team Champions The Revival
  • Kota Ibushi & Hideo Itami
  • Johnny Gargano & Tomasso Ciampa
  • Cedric Alexander & Andrade “Cien” Almas
  • Bobby Roode & Tye Dillinger
  • Tino Sabbatelli & Riddick Moss

Unofficially, but based on the recent NXT TV tapings, we also know that The Authors of Pain, CWC competitors The Bollywood Boys, TM-61, and the debuting Sanity will also be competing in the tournament bringing the total up to 10 teams so far.

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