Saturday, August 29, 2015

Backstage News On Undertaker/Brock Lesnar Ending

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Regarding the screwy finish to Brock Lesnar vs. The Undertaker at WWE SummerSlam last Sunday, Vince McMahon felt like The Undertaker had to win this match but he didn't want to beat Lesnar straight-up.

The decision was made for The Undertaker to be the winner and then they were all about trying to figure out a way to have Taker win without actually beating Lesnar. This is why they came up with the finish that went down.
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Thursday, August 27, 2015

NXT TakerOver London To Air On WWE Network

Triple H tweeted the following

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Top WWE Star Looking For Lighter WWE Schedule

According to Ric Flair on his recent podcast,Randy Orton is looking to work a lighter WWE schedule going forward. Apparently Orton is looking for a schedule similar to the one Shawn Michaels worked at one time, where he would work for a while and then have a significant amount of time off.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Backstage Talk On Final 4 Tough Enough Contestants's Future In WWE

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

There's a general feeling within WWE that Amanda Saccomanno, one of the finalists on WWE Tough Enough, will eventually be offered a contract to train in NXT. However, there wasn't much hope for Zamariah "ZZ" Loupe having a future with the company.

There were WWE employees at last night's Tough Enough finale who were genuinely happy to see Josh Bredl get the win over ZZ.

Regarding plans for winners Josh and Sara Lee, they are set to return to the WWE Performance Center some time before mid-September, likely within the next two weeks, to train more and see what's next.
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Jushin "Thunder" Liger Working With WWE More?

As seen at NXT TakerOver, Jushin "Thunder" Liger had his WWE debut in a deal believed to be a one night deal. According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, one promoter told them that they tried to book Liger but was told WWE already had him booked for those dates. This could be a sign that he's been offered some sort of contract by WWE, similar to the one Samoa Joe is working under but likely not as extensive as he's with New Japan Pro Wrestling.
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