Here's your fight size update for Tuesday, October 19, 2021:
- Danhausen has met John Cena along with many other wrestling names at the most recent New York Comic Con event
- According to previously unreleased documents, the Immigration and Naturalization Service worked tirelessly throughout the 1960s to have Pat Patterson deported for his sexuality. Read David Bixenspan's full report and check out his interview with Brisco and Bradshaw
- MLW Fusion: ALPHA is coming to FITE
Starting this Wednesday night Major League Wrestling fans will be able to stream MLW Fusion: ALPHA for free on FITE.tv.
Alliances! Raids! Who will rise up? Tune in to MLW Fusion: ALPHA as an underground revolution begins featuring World Heavyweight Champion Alex Hammerstone, Jacob Fatu and CONTRA Unit, Davey Richards, World Middleweight Champion TAJIRI, Los Parks, Cesar Duran and dozens of top ranked wrestlers from around the world.
Watch MLW on the FITE app on Roku, XBox, AppleTV, Chromecast, PS4, Samsung Smart TV, LG, Sony, Sharp, Panasonic, Windows, and Mac. Learn more about how to watch MLW on FITE: fite.tv/p/how-to-watch/.
MLW is also available on MLW's YouTube channel Wednesdays at 7pm ET.
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- The Rob Van Dam documentary Headstrong is debuting on Reelz soon
On Saturday, November 13 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT Rob Van Dam: Headstrong makes its REELZ premiere with the incredible real story of the fan favorite professional wrestler who sets out to document his comedy tour but instead must suddenly grapple with the physical toll of a career in wrestling when troublesome concussion symptoms arise. What follows is a real time account of Van Dam's personal experience of concussion damage and his intimate journey to understand mental health. While living by his own rules made Van Dam a wrestling megastar for others like Republic of Texas separatist group leader Richard McLaren it led to being hunted down by authorities. McLaren's Republic of Texas militia group doesn't recognize Texas as a part of the U.S. and thus according to them are not subject to its laws. In War of the Republic of Texas: Deadly Standoff on Saturday, November 20 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT see what happened when McLaren declared war against Texas law enforcement. Immediately following at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT is The MOVE Bombing: Deadly Standoff about the shocking incidents between Philadelphia based black liberation group MOVE and the Philadelphia police department that culminated in a tragic fatal siege by authorities that resulted in the deaths of 11 people and the burning of 65 homes. Whereas MOVE members were helpless to control the fire that engulfed their property the burning of Rainbow Farm Campground in Michigan was intentionally set by its owners and marijuana activists Tom Crosslin and his partner Rollie Rohm in order to destroy it before authorities could seize it. Burning Rainbow Farm: Deadly Standoff at 10pm ET/ 7pm presents the story of the blaze that put Crosslin and Rohm on a collision course with deadly force.
- Watch: Birdie does Brie’s MAKEUP!
- Introducing new Australian national wrestling promotion, RENEGADES OF WRESTLING
[MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA] – Showcasing Australia’s finest wrestlers with a mix of international talent, introducing new national wrestling promotion, RENEGADES OF WRESTLING.
In association with Destroy All Lines, Renegades of Wrestling aims to inspire and excite all pro wrestling fans all over the country. Shows will commence in early 2022.
Leading Renegades of Wrestling are Criss Fresh and Mikey Jay.
Criss Fresh has worked in wrestling for over 20 years both as a performer and behind the scenes. He has worked in creative teams in Australia’s biggest wrestling promotions such as NWE, Crown Casino’s All Star Wrestling and Wrestlerock. He was the Head of Creative at Melbourne City Wrestling from late 2013 until the end of 2019.
“I’m feeling electric about forming Renegades of Wrestling. Australia has always been an amazing breeding ground for professional wrestlers, and I cannot wait to work with the amazing established talent our country has to offer and help develop some of the future stars. You mix that with some of the brightest stars internationally and I feel this is going the be the beginning of something very special.” says Criss.
Mikey Jay has almost 20 years of experience in wrestling, working as a producer and promoter for over a dozen promotions nationwide. His most notable role was the Director of Melbourne City Wrestling for a decade from its beginning until 2020. Mikey also operates Australian Wrestling Network.
“I am excited to be a part of a promotion that has such a passionate team, all working to create a platform that Australian wrestling has been building towards for many years now. The goal and vision are to combine Australia's best with the rest of the world. We feel that Renegades of Wrestling will be the missing piece of the puzzle to really show the world just how good professional wrestling is in this country.” says Mikey.
Renegades of Wrestling is also associated with Australia's largest independent touring & event promoter - Destroy All Lines. Established in 2003, Destroy All Lines have promoted hundreds of events including Good Things Festival, Full Tilt Festival, as well as promoted the 2018 New Japan Pro Wrestling Australian tour. They have also promoted successful tours of wrestling legends including Bruce Prichard and Eric Bischoff.
Talent announcements will begin from Thursday 21 October.
- The Fight vs. WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre
- Watch: IMPACT Wrestling's Steve Maclin interview with Darren Paltrowitz
- Watch: Booker T on AEW vs. WWE Ratings War & Tony Khan Comments
- Per PWInsider, Titus O'Neill and Natalya are among those heading to Saudi Arabia for the Crown Jewel PPV.
- Bryan Danielson has signed with the promoters of The Big Event to exclusively appear at signings through their offices.
- WWE returns to MSG on 12/26/21. The main events have been announced:
- WWE Champion Big E vs. Bobby Lashley
- WWE Smackdown Women's Champion Becky Lynch vs. Bianca Belair.
- Steve Corino's return bout against his son, Colby, has been released for free online by PWF in North Carolina:
- Sasha Banks, Finn Balor and Doudrop are all guests on tomorrow's Crown Jewel preview edition of The Bump
“I wouldn’t even know if you guys can tell, but I’ve lost a lot of weight,” the Miz & Mrs star told Us Weekly and other reporters in an interview on Monday night. “I’ve lost probably 15 lbs since I’ve started,” adding, “I’m trying to get [into] dancer shape.”
- The AEW Dark tapings this Sunday in Orlando at Universal Studios have sold out.
- AEW Music Exclusive: The Making of Adam Cole's Entrance Theme: 'All About Tha Boom' 10/19/21
- Today, WWE stock traded at 59.95 when the market closed.
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