Here is your Fight-Size Update for Saturday, January 16, 2021.
~ Kevin Owens appeared on Talking Smack, saying that for the past 4-to-5 years he would go to Paul Heyman and ask to fight Brock Lesnar, but was always told, "oh, I'll talk to him about it." Owens claims that Heyman's concern for his safety versus Roman Reigns is about as genuine as those conversations with Brock that never happened.
~ Kenny Omega and Don Callis claim to have changed the business twice, once more than Vince McMahon. They continue to tease their grand-plan being revealed and blowing the minds of everyone watching.
.@TheDonCallis and @KennyOmegamanX changed the business TWICE and they're going to do it again.— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) January 16, 2021
Omega, @The_BigLG and @MachineGunKA face @TheMooseNation, @GottaGetSwann and @SuperChrisSabin TONIGHT at #HardToKill: https://t.co/2QIZHWLgq0 pic.twitter.com/V2vnhmfQFW
~ Speaking on his son Wes’ podcast, The Brisco And Big Ace Show, Gerald Brisco thanked Xavier Woods for mentoring his son.
“I’ll always be grateful for Xavier Woods because Xavier really took Wes under his wing. Xavier had come from TNA and had already experienced a high level, and he was able to pass that knowledge willingly on to Wes and elevate Wes not only in the ring but (also) mentally. That’s what I really appreciate. It’s great when a guy takes the time and teaches you how to be a better tag team partner, but when he takes the time and teaches you how to be a better businessman, that’s helping the business (and) helping everybody elevate their selves. That’s what Xavier did for Wes and I’ll always be grateful for that.”
h/t to Wrestlezone for the transcription.
~ Ring of Honor is headed back into their bubble for more TV tapings.
~ Nick Comoroto was the first guest of 2021 on The Kip & Sammy Show.
~ Natalya bemoans the lack of respect she's shown after her "1500th match."
~ New independent wrestling content has landed on the WWE Network.
~ WWE tried out some new cameras on the January 15 episode of SmackDown.
~ Raven joked with a fan online after he was asked about officiating a wedding.
Yes I do! I also give away brides, and perform circumcisions*, contact at [email protected]— Raven (@theraveneffect) January 16, 2021
*I haven’t done any yet, but c’mon, who wouldnt want to see me slice some skin off some stranger’s baby’s schmekel... https://t.co/m5AfTcuKer
~ Ruby Riott shared a photo of Billie Kay's "Punk Pack."
~ Back in 2007, Billie Kay's used an Avril Lavigne song as her entrance music.
I’ve always been punk...— Billie Kay (@BillieKayWWE) January 16, 2021
Left pic from a 2007 match in Australia. My entrance music was Avril Lavigne -- pic.twitter.com/td5EXJ8NlO
~ The latest WWE Top 10 takes a look back at this week's Friday Night SmackDown to revisit the show's most thrilling, physical and controversial moments.
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