Here is your Fight Size Update for the evening of November 28, 2020:
~ WWE is moving its "ThunderDome" set from the Amway Center in Orlando to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg starting December 11, but according to a report in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter the company is dealing with a pair of issues.
Beyond figuring out a way to make the acoustics work in the very large and empty stadium, there is a flock of pigeons living in the rafters. It's unknown if this will pose a problem during the live show, but the birds have been known to swoop down onto the field during baseball games.
~ Kevin Nash has been tapped to star in a new small budget film entitled COVID-19: Invasion. Here is the synopsis, via IMDB (and yes, it's real):
"Chinese bats invade America. It's up to Navy Seal Team Six to stop them."
~ The Godfather shared an image of the "Bone Street Krew" reunion that took place the night before Survivor Series.
In an interview with SI, Godfather shared some details about the whiskey and beer filled soiree.
“For that one night, the past came back to life. If you didn’t know any better, it felt like it was 20 years ago. We told stories, we hugged, we cried—and we put Timmy White to bed, just like we used to back in the day."
~ AEW announced via Twitter that Shanna would be back in action this Tuesday on Dark. All 17 matchups can be seen in the post below.
.@Shannanjii is BACK in action as she takes on @MsTPrice, Cutler & Avalon respectively look to keep their singles victory streak running, & much more.— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 28, 2020
Follow @TheAEWDark for match break downs.
Watch #AEWDark this Tues at 7e/6c via our YouTube Channel - https://t.co/S97K8JmOtb pic.twitter.com/yJvIlx5CpR
~ The Globe & Mail reported on Friday that Rogers and Brookfield Asset Management Inc. were looking to tear down the SkyDome, the venue of WrestleMania VI and X8 and home of the Toronto Blue Jays. They claim that a new, smaller stadium is being considered for either the south side of the existing lot or along the waterfront on a slice of land called Quayside. Andrew Garas, a spokesperson for the company issued the following statement to the Canadian Press.
"Prior to the pandemic, we were exploring options for the stadium but through this year our primary focus has been keeping our customers connected and keeping our employees safe, so there is no update on the Rogers Centre to share at this time."
Andrew Tumilty, a spokesperson for Waterfront Toronto, the agency overseeing the development of the city's lakefront also addressed the rumor, saying that it has never been discussed and would need to undergo "extensive scrutiny" if ever proposed.
~ Natalya has shared an up close look at Billie Kay's resume, which she is apparently distributing around the locker room. Like much of what she does, it's unsurprisingly hilarious. If you're looking to hire a "wressler," have a look!
~ WWE continues to distance itself from Chris Jericho as the term "Codebreaker" is still banned. According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, commentary has been told to use different verbiage. This was called to attention this past Monday after Asuka performed the famed facebreaker.
~ After their encounter on SmackDown, Bianca Belair called out Bayley on Twitter, but according to WWE's Role Model, she was just at ringside to hang out with her good friend Michael Cole. A threat may also have been levied.
~ WWE has released a new episode of Swerve City, featuring Kyle O'Reilly, Roderick Strong, and Bobby Fish.
~ The latest episode of Talking Smack is available now on the free version of the WWE Network.
~ For the second time in as many months, WWE has filed a trademark on Austin 3:16. According to Heel by Nature, a submission was made on 11/24 to The United States Patent and Trademark Office for use of the tagline in merchandise, namely toys and games.
~ Ember Moon took to Twitter to expressed disappointment in herself, while also sharing why she has never had the urge to be in a tag team.
.@wwenxt remember ember remember.... And people wonder why I have never had the urge to be in a tag team... disappointed in myself for trusting anyone but myself. These hussies ain't loyal! My list for receipts are getting longer and I hate it!— Ember NXT Moon Palmer (@WWEEmberMoon) November 28, 2020
#pettycitypost #EmbersLaw pic.twitter.com/01sgQoR6o9
~ AEW is promoting a new episode of "Road To' set to air this Monday on their YouTube Page.
~ Stardom Results from November 28, 2020:
- Maika defeated Ruaka
- Natsupoi defeated Saki Kashima
- Momo Watanabe defeated Mina Shirakawa
- Tam Nakano and Unagi Sayaka defeated Saya Iida and Riho
- Mayu Iwatani and Starlight Kid defeated Bea Priestley and Natsuko Tora via DQ
- Syuri defeated Saya Kamitani in the Grand Opening Commemorative Match
~ Tyler Breeze has now officially been Left Right Left Right Champion for a full year.
~ IMPACT Wrestling has shared a free full-match online. The bout is from Final Resolution 2005 and features Kevin Nash, Monty Brown, and DDP.
~ According to Matt Hardy, his fun personalities are gone thanks to the unintelligent, toxic fans. For those that "got it", however, he'll still exist as the inspiring and iconic legend they know him to be.
No more fun personalities for the toxic, undeserving fanbase. I gave them epic Broken Brilliance, but uncultured mooncalves that lacked the intelligence to "get it” ruined it for everyone.— MATT HARDY (@MATTHARDYBRAND) November 27, 2020
For the positive fanbase, I’m here for you.. As the inspiring, ICONIC legend that I am. https://t.co/4AZdLesWJg
~ More independent wrestling content has been uploaded to the WWE Network. The Best of NXT in PROGRESS (Vol. 2), EVOLVE 136, ICW Fight Club 147, and wXw Catch Grand Prix #2 are now available to watch.
Want more independent wrestling action?— WWE Network (@WWENetwork) November 28, 2020
The Best of @WWENXT in @ThisIs_Progress, Vol. 2 headlines this week's batch of new shows on @WWENetwork! @NXTCiampa @SamoaJoe @SuperKingofBros pic.twitter.com/mmWKVQmQzH
~ Dolph Ziggler took to Twitter to compliment the current, and in his opinion soon to be former SmackDown Tag Team Champions.
Street Profits are a great team, very entertaining and to top it all off, just really good kids. They are going to be fantastic former champions #SmackDown— Nic Nemeth (@HEELZiggler) November 28, 2020
~ Evil Uno shared his Top 5 fighting video games of all-time. Here's a reminder for you to visit Fightful Gaming.
~ Have you been a Gobbledy Gooker fan for "30 years and cluckin'"? Well today is your lucky day. A replica belt, signed by the former 24/7 Champion is up for auction on WWE's official online store. Bidding ends in two days.
~ If you missed it last year, A Little Bit of the Bubbly is available for purchase again.
It sold out in record time last year. Here’s your chance to drink what the demo god drinks.— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) November 28, 2020
A LITTLE BIT OF THE BUBBLY IS BACK!
Visit https://t.co/unh7bFXGWC to secure your case today!
*Must be 21 or older with a valid ID at delivery. Please drink responsibly. pic.twitter.com/ZJIoUL6NnV
~ Dwayne Johnson has shared three new photos from the set of his upcoming NBC comedy series, Young Rock. Featured in the images are the actors portraying his parents, Rocky and Ata Johnson, his uncles, Afa and Sika, Andre the Giant, and The Junkyard Dog.
~ Danielle Moinet aka Summer Rae turned 37 years old today. She posted a thoughtfully introspective message along with a few photos to her Twitter account.
Today I am 37. I am not married. I do not have kids. I have a long list of things I still want to accomplish career wise. But I am not any less of a woman bc of these things! I am on my own path. I am strong. I am loving. I am smart. And I am proud of myself. Love y’all ---- pic.twitter.com/V3MgAmeV4v— Summer Rae (@DanielleMoinet) November 28, 2020
~ "THE PROBLEM" Sefa Fatu is making his GCW debut on December 5th, but is still looking for an opponent. After issuing an open 1-v-1 challenge online, 64 year old Rock 'n' Roll Express member Ricky Morton decided to throw his name into the conversation. Morton performed for GCW last month, defeating Joey Janella at the Bad Boys self-titled Spring Break 4 event.
What’s up uso? https://t.co/4JV8I657E5— School of Morton (@RealRickyMorton) November 28, 2020
The proposal didn't go unoticed...
Woke up this morning.Checked my twitter and saw some people tryna catch smoke at @GCWrestling_ ..— “THE PROBLEM” (@RealSefaFatu) November 28, 2020
BRING YO ASS AND GET WHOOPED THEN!!!
~ WWE has shared their top 10 moments from the November 27, 2020 edition of Friday Night SmackDown. You can view the video below, via WWE's YouTube page.
~ Following their battle on SmackDown, Sami Zayn took to his Twitter account to heap praise upon his opponent, Daniel Bryan. In a short lived moment of modesty, the Intercontinental Champion called Bryan the greatest wrestler of their generation before reminding everyone of who won the match.
As much as I run my mouth, it is always an absolute privilege to be able to get in the ring with Daniel Bryan. You never know if or when it might happen again. He is, in my opinion, the best in ring performer of our generation.— Sami Zayn (@SamiZayn) November 28, 2020
Still it should be noted, I won the match. https://t.co/A5WqHfy9lF
~ Seth Rollins did not appear on last nights edition of Friday Night SmackDown and has not been seen in character since sacrificing himself during the Men's Tradional Survivor Series Elimination Match last Sunday. Reportedly, he was written off of TV at the event.
~ The Young Bucks' new book, Killing the Business from Backyards to the Big Leagues hit stores on November 17th, and within it is a story about the early days of their friendship with Seth Rollins and how he confidently predicted his own future. Here is the excerpt:
"One of those guys was Tyler Black. Tyler, like Kenny and me, was an introvert and seemed to be misunderstood by the other wrestlers as being arrogant. After becoming friends with him, we learned that he was just shy, yet confident in his in-ring abilities. Being around guys like Tyler gave us strength in numbers.
One of the first times we hung out late at night after a show, Tyler confidently said to us, “I’ll be in the main event of WrestleMania one day,” He’d later become WWE’s Seth Rollins, and he’d do just that.”
~ Video game developers Virtual Basement have shared a sneak peak at the character design of Beer CIty Brusier in their upcoming independent professional wrestling game, The Wrestling Code.
~ AEW on TNT's Twitter account has named their wrestler of the week, and the honor goes to The Blade. Alongside his tag partner, The Butcher, he featured in the main event of last Wednesday's Dynamite, defeating Death Triangle's pairing of PAC and Rey Fenix.
~ IMPACT released an exclusive clip of Renee Michelle and Killer Kelly cutting a promo on their opponents for next week, Jazz and Jordynne Grace. Michelle says that she has "class and sass" and is an "affluent, high caliber woman." Kelly opts for intimidation, exiting the frame after popping in a mouthguard.
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