Here is your fight size update for Tuesday, May 25, 2021:
- While doing press for F9, John Cena referred to Taiwan as the first country that was able to see the movie. This upset China as they believe that Taiwan is still a part of their nation even though they are self-governed. John Cena later put an apology out on social media, speaking in Mandarin, and trended on Twitter following the apology.
John Cena apologized in Chinese on Sina Weibo after calling Taiwan a country during an interview promoting Fast & Furious 9 pic.twitter.com/dzRKIYgEzL— Joe Xu (@JoeXu) May 24, 2021
CM Punk, one of John Cena's greatest rivals in WWE, took a playful jab at John with his new Twitter bio.
Andrew Zarian of the Mat Men podcast later tweeted that the apology was not going over while backstage in WWE.
- Speaking with Sports Illustrated, Kofi Kingston put over the work ethic of Xavier Woods and stated he deserves all the credit for the idea of The New Day.
“Xavier’s level of grind, I’ve never seen anything like it,” Kingston says. “He’s gone from not having a YouTube channel to having two million subscribers. And it’s more than that. He makes people feel heard, he is a problem-solver. He was the visionary behind all of The New Day. All these special moments we’ve been able to give, the spark for all of them is from Woods. He thinks on such a different level.
“Woods and E, they’re such high-quality human beings. I occasionally text them and say, ‘Thank you for being in my life.’ They’re two people I consider brothers, and I also get to work with them. So this wasn’t a breakup with E on SmackDown and us on Raw, it’s more of a diversification. We’re conquering one end of the world, as well as the other end.”
- John Morrison will be live-tweeting during tonight's NXT. His wife, Franky Monet, the former Taya Valkyrie, will be making her debut tonight.
I’m going to be live tweeting @WWENXT tonight --— John Morrison (@TheRealMorrison) May 25, 2021
8pm ET on @USA_Network
- -@WWEKarrionKross vs @FinnBalor
The debut of @frankymonetwwe
Future NXT champ @The_Prince_P
- -#Aquaholics @WWE pic.twitter.com/8sB5QSnSC1
- Nick Gage still wants to fight Zack Ryder:
I woke up this morning and immediately felt like punching zack ryder in his face and nose and brain @TheMattCardona come fight me at tos june 5 gcw atlantic city you can bring your dolls and kids toys how bout it bud MDK ps die slow— Nick FN Gage (@thekingnickgage) May 25, 2021
- Don't forget, WWE is resuming live touring in July:
THIS SUMMER— WWE (@WWE) May 25, 2021
WWE IS BACK ON THE ROAD AGAIN
WWE IS COMING HOME pic.twitter.com/tdvhiE2Vzg
- Today, WWE stock closed at $57.28 per share.
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- WWE and NXT Superstars celebrate AAPI Month: