Here is your Fight Size Update for Sunday, April 4, 2021.
- Dave Bautista shared a new poster for his upcoming film, Army of the Dead.
Written and directed by Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen, Man of Steel), the story is set in Las Vegas, walled off from the rest of the world, six years after a zombie outbreak. Dave Bautista plays Scott Ward, a mercenary tasked with leading a team to steal millions of dollars from a casino vault before the area is levelled by a nuclear blast.
Army of the Dead will be released on Netflix on May 21, 2021.
- Nikki and Brie are set to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, and they will be sharing new videos every day this week old friends and current Superstars. They cordially invite you to join them on this journey to the Hall of Fame Class of 2020.
In this introduction video, they talk about how they fell in love with the business after stepping into the ring for the first time. They also mention how much fun they had while in Florida Championship Wrestling, recalling instances of performing in flea markets and Church parking lots.
The video can be seen below, via The Bella Twins YouTube Channel.
- James Gunn, the writer and director of the upcoming 'The Suicide Squad,' shared the following news online:
"I just got word #TheSuicideSquad redband trailer set a new record for most views of a redband trailer in a week, with over 150 million views worldwide. I'm incredibly grateful to all of you for making this happen! THANK YOU!"
- WWE released their newest Top 10, which looks at the loudest reactions in WrestleMania history. Matt Hardy replied to the message and addressed all the fans who questioned why The Hardy's return at WrestleMania 33 wasn't included. Here is what he had to say:
For everyone who’s tweeted me, our WM33 return isn’t included because I’m now at @AEW. I’ve always felt it’s a damaging practice to selectively revise history with diehard fans. You tell me, should our WM33 return be on this list? pic.twitter.com/qtyO3Bqjcr https://t.co/lGDXUSoRGe— MATT HARDY (@MATTHARDYBRAND) April 4, 2021
- WWE has released a video (watch it here) that shows how Raquel González has trained for dominance, built herself into a beast, and prepared to capture the NXT Women’s Championship from Io Shirai at NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver.
- Miro and Brian Cage exchanged words on Twitter today. After Brian Cage called himself better than Miro, AEW's Best Man told the Team Taz member to stick to his gym routine. Cage offered to bring Miro with him, as it might increase his chances of defeating Best Friends next time around. Miro replied by saying this:
"You have worked so hard and sold out many 50 people high school gym shows."
- Dolph Ziggler has had a successful career in WWE. He is a triple crown champion and is one-half of the current SmackDown Tag Team Champions. On Twitter, he was asked if he knew that he'd be a singles star after splitting from the Spirit Squad. He said the following:
No. when dx stuffed us in a box & we were taken off tv, I assumed I was fired https://t.co/vmQirfnLC8— Nic Nemeth (@HEELZiggler) April 3, 2021
For context, in November 2006, D-Generation X put the Spirit Squad into a crate and shipped them to WWE's developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling.
- WWE posted a thread (it can be seen here) on Twitter that outlines everything happening on the Network and Peacock during WrestleMania week.
- At NJPW Sakura Genesis, Will Ospreay captured the IWGP World Heavyweight Title, defeating Kota Ibushi in the main event. WWE Superstar AJ Styles sent his congratulations to the new champ.
It’s was like I was looking into the mirror. Congratulations to the New IWGP Champion. https://t.co/aMdFjfEaxw— AJ Styles (@AJStylesOrg) April 4, 2021
- WrestleMania IX happened 28 years ago today! Take a look back at the event, here.
- GCW has announced that Davey Boy Smith Jr. will face KTB at Josh Barnett's Bloodsport 6 on April 8, 2021. Smith fought at the last Bloodsport show, losing to Jon Moxley.
Furthermore, IMPACT! World Champion Rich Swann will take on Lee Moriarty at rSpring Break: Presented by 44.OH! That match will go down on Friday, April 9, 2021.
- No longer a member of The Hurt Business, Shelton Benjamin got an offer to join forces with Mia Yim. Sufficed to say, he didn't like the idea. Here was their exchange:
- Eddie Edwards had some strong words for Tony Khan and Kenny Omega. Here's what he said:
"There is a lot of excitement in the world of professional wrestling. But if you look a little closer, most of that excitement is around IMPACT! Wrestling. IMPACT! Wrestling and our working relationship with New Japan Pro Wrestling. Our working relationship with AEW. Now to me, I've been around wrestling for a long time and I've been promised things, I've been guaranteed things, things that have never happened. I am very much, I will believe it when I see it,' and this, this is another case of that. You see, I watch IMPACT! Wrestling, and IMPACT! Wrestling is promoting AEW. I watch AEW, there's no mention of IMPACT Wrestling. Tony Khan, the forbidden door himself, that door, my friend, is supposed to open both ways. That's fine because I am more than happy to kick that door open. Next week, myself and my good brothers, my real brothers, Willie Mack and the IMPACT World Champion Rich Swann take on the AEW Champion Kenny Omega. Kenny Omega, I respect everything you've done. We are very much parallel in our careers. Everywhere I've gone, I have succeeded. Everywhere you've gone, you have succeeded. You were the Heavyweight Champion of New Japan Pro Wrestling. I was the Heavyweight Champion of Pro Wrestling NOAH. You are the AEW Heavyweight Champion. I am a two-time, two-time IMPACT World Heavyweight Champion. Next week, you, you have your hanger-ons, your minions, your good brothers. There's an old saying in the world of professional wrestling, 'enough talk, how about we just settle it in the ring.' We'll see you next week."
- Lance Archer says he encountered a "real life troll" at the store yesterday. Here is what happened:
Real life TROLL moment yesterday at store. (Don’t think kid realized who I was w hat & mask on) Wearing AEW mask. Kid proceeded to talk trash bout AEW in a way I’ve only seen online. A. No discipline at home obviously. B. No fear of consequences in 2021! I LAUGHED LOUDLY! --— The Murderhawk Monster Lance Archer (@LanceHoyt) April 3, 2021
- Yesterday, a new trailer was released for Space Jam: A New Legacy. WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Xavier Woods shared a thought he had about the franchise while sitting on the toilet. He said the following:
"Sitting on the toilet just now and had this thought. Is space jam essentially Mortal Kombat but with basketball? #ToiletThoughts"
- Happy Easter, everyone!
EASTER BUNNY YOU MAKE ME FIND THE JABRONI EGGS FOR ANY LONGER WHEN I FIND YOU I AM GOING TO BREAK YOUR FUCKING NECK YOU DUMB SON OF A BITCH— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) April 4, 2021
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