Here is your Fight-Size Update for Saturday, January 9, 2021.
~ Appearing on Talking Smack, Apollo Crews demanded a rematch for the Intercontinental Championship. Crews lost to Big E on SmackDown after the match was restarted following a double-pin.
~ Ember Moon is pondering whether or not to enter the Women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.
~ Here is the look at the current lineup for IMPACT Genesis, which takes place tonight (January 9, 2021), and airs on IMPACT+: Fightful will be providing coverage of the event.
- I Quit Match: Moose vs. Willie Mack
- IMPACT Super X-Cup Tournament
- Jazz vs. Jordynne Grace
~ Kevin Nash shut down any talk of a dream match before it could even get started.
Yeah keep dreaming— Kevin Nash (@RealKevinNash) January 8, 2021
~ WWE's latest Top 10 takes a look back at this week's Friday Night SmackDown to revisit the show's most thrilling, physical and controversial moments.
~ Adam Pearce is scheduled to face Roman Reigns for the Universal Championship at the Royal Rumble. Here are his first remarks since being forced into and winning the #1 Contender Match on SmackDown.
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I enjoyed my two decade ride; I honestly loved it. And at the end, I was ready and happy to ride off into the sunset. The “Head of the Table” put the keys back in my hand and forced me to take the wheel. And so, we ride again... https://t.co/0SdPH3VIN4— Adam Pearce (@ScrapDaddyAP) January 9, 2021
~ Big E defeated Apollo Crews on SmackDown, successfully defending his Intercontinental Championship. Today, the longtime New Day member brought some old tweets back into the spotlight.
I never forgot. pic.twitter.com/g0bZXdu10d— Florida Man (@WWEBigE) January 9, 2021
~ Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode react to winning the SmackDown Tag Team Titles.
~ Paul Heyman shares his honest thoughts with Apollo Crews after his Intercontinental Title match loss versus Big E on SmackDown.
.@WWEApollo wants to know what he did wrong in his #ICTitle match with @WWEBigE? @HeymanHustle was prepared to give him the cold, hard truth on #TalkingSmack. @KaylaBraxtonWWE pic.twitter.com/sQrQNQUD8N— WWE Network (@WWENetwork) January 9, 2021
~ Tre' LaMar and Crazzy Steve face off in the first round of the Super X-Cup Tournament on IMPACT Genesis.
.@TreLaMar_ is VERY confident heading into his first round match against the unpredictable @steveofcrazzy.— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) January 9, 2021
Will one of these two men go all the way in the Super X-Cup TONIGHT at #Genesis? pic.twitter.com/vPGcQNGge3
~ SmackDown ring announcer Greg Hamilton shared on Twitter that his fiance is currently quarantining due to a COVID diagnosis. He apologized for not being at his best as his thoughts are currently occupied. Fightful would like to wish her a speedy recovery and well wishes.
Tonight was tough. my “fiancé” has COVID....I am “proposing” to her soon...but yes...I was not at my best tonight. I owe you all an apology. You Expect the best from me; and I should deliver. Tonight; I didn’t. I’m sorry; she is my everything. She is sick. And I’m not there.— Greg Hamilton (@GregHamiltonWWE) January 9, 2021
~ WWE wished Ruby Riott a happy birthday on Twitter.
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