Here's your fight-size update for the morning of April 16, 2020:
- Cody took to Instagram to discuss Zack Ryder's WWE release from April 15.
I’d like to take a moment to say how proud I am to be a friend of @zryder85 - In a world of weekend warriors and “play wrestlers”, this dude exudes passion and drive for pro-wrestling like no other. Through 14 years to see him CONSISTENTLY try to better himself(whether that be his in-ring work, or watching him physically mold himself and his body into such a specimen DRUG FREE with hard work and will). I have a little rule, and that’s that if you’ve ever “gotten over” in wrestling...you can always do so again. That rule being fully applicable to Matt now. At 34 years young, his best wrestling days are ahead of him. Cheers to a great start and 14 years of unrelenting blood, sweat, and tears. Future endeavors are limitless when you actually endeavor. I chose this picture because it was one of my last days at WWE, watching 80,000+ people applaud as Matt won gold was an eruption not only live in the arena but in the locker room as well. Hearing Dolph coordinate for his father to come over the rails(meanwhile I was ass deep into a broken ladder and stuck but had the best seat in the house) and seeing father/son embrace, I thought I’d be jealous or bitter, but I was truly happy and proud for one of my peers. Congratulations my friend, and good luck!
- In an interview with Muscle and Fitness, Roman Reigns revealed his wife is pregnant with twins. The interview was released on April 15, but it looks to have been filmed earlier this year as Reigns and the interviewer are in the same room.
“Three [kids], with two in the oven. I’m looking to be Papa Bear Five."— Roman-Reigns.Org (@RomanFansite) April 16, 2020
Roman Reigns confirms in a recent interview with Muscle & Fitness that he is going to be a father of five with Galina expecting another set of twins! Congratulations to @WWERomanReigns and Galina. pic.twitter.com/1CltCaz3rx
- Even as both Curt Hawkins and Luke Gallows were among the many people who were released by WWE on April 15, Hawkins is remaining positive on social media and even wants a falls count anywhere match with Gallows.
Man, a falls count anywhere match vs @LukeGallowsWWE at a VFW somewhere would really hit the spot right about now.— Brian Myers (@TheCurtHawkins) April 15, 2020
- WWE stock opened at $39.05 per share when the stock market opened this morning.
- Shingo Takagi answers fan questions at this link.
- Despite losing to Akira Tozawa in the first match of the Interim NXT Cruiserweight Championship Tournament, he still remains optimistic that he will come out on top in the end.
- ROH will stream PCO vs. Mark Briscoe from the 2019 Bound By Honor event on its official YouTube channel on April 16 at 9 p.m. ET.
- Cinta De Oro, who wrestled in WWE as Sin Cara, had this to say regarding the WWE releases.
And you still wonder why I left— CintaDeOro (@CintaDeOro) April 15, 2020
Very sad news today.— CintaDeOro (@CintaDeOro) April 15, 2020
Thanks to all that I had the pleasure of working with------
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