Here's your fight-size update for the evening of January 5, 2020:
- Jushin Thunder Liger posts a heartfelt message on Twitter after his retirement match on night two of Wrestle Kingdom 14. Liger will have a retirement ceremony at New Year's Dash on January 6.
本日東京ドーム大会で引退しました！やはりチャンピオン、ヒロム選手は強かったです。何の悔いも無く引退出来ます。長州さんや中邑選手などいろいろな方からもメッセージをいただき感謝しています。明日は引退セレモニーがあります。最後までライガーらしく行きたいと思っています #引退 pic.twitter.com/BnkY22rTVD— 獣神サンダー・ライガー Jyushin Thunder Liger (@Liger_NJPW) January 5, 2020
- WWE will have a presence at CES 2020 beginning January 7 and ending on January 10 in Las Vegas. Kofi Kingston, Stephanie McMahon and Becky Lynch will be there as speakers.
- Shawn Spears went to Twitter in the hopes of enticing Jay White to a match.
Hey Switchblade,— “The Chairman” Shawn Spears (@Perfec10n) January 5, 2020
We should wrestle sometime.
- In the clip below, Drew McIntyre talked about how he got a new last name before his WWE debut.
- GCW announced that Shlak will face Masashi Takeda on the Run Rickey Run event on February 15 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
- Kofi Kingston reacts to comments he received after the New England Patriots were eliminated in the NFL Playoffs on January 4.
The amount of people that have come out of the woodwork and gone out of their way to make cruel comments to me about yesterday’s @patriots loss is unconscionable. It is unjustified, unnecessary and most importantly, unwarranted. Were the shoe on the other foot, I would never make anyone feel badly in any way shape or form. I live by The Golden Rule: Treat others like you want to be treated. • From social media posts, to texts, to WhatsApp messages; the response has been outrageous. And hurtful. • All my Patriots have done is provide you all with the rare spectacle of true and pure greatness for nearly 2 decades. Can you not appreciate this precious feat? When did being the embodiment greatness become such a reprehensible act? • Please try to understand that I am in mourning. How so many of you lack the ability to show sympathy or empathy for me during this situation is painfully baffling. • Please, I beg of you, tread lightly and courteously as I find a way to navigate this extremely difficult and sensitive time. • Thank you.
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- Alexa Bliss is the latest subject of WWE's "Canvas 2 Canvas" video:
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