Here is your fight size update for Sunday, June 6, 2021.
- Nikki Bella showed her support of the recently released women's wrestlers from WWE in a new Instagram post.
- Former WWE Superstar Lana can't wait to see her husband, Miro, after he shouted her out on the latest episode of AEW Dynamite.
Furthermore, she thanked Liv Morgan for a beautiful bouquet of flowers sent to her after she was released.
- Speaking with Drew Rice of Wrestling Inc., Jaxson Ryker explained that it was through his friendship with Cash Wheeler that he first met Edge. The two kept in touch, and after he was released from TNA, he reached out to the WWE Hall of Famer who then put him in contact with William Regal.
“When I got released from TNA, I reached out to him, and he got me [William] Regal’s email or phone number. I just started talking with Regal and I think about two months after I got released, Regal said, ‘Alright, we’ll bring you down to the Performance Center. For an intimate tryout.’ Not one of those bigger ones they do where there’s 60 or 70 people. There were only four or five of us at the tryout. So, I did a week long tryout in July of 2015, right after I got released.”
Ryker says the WWE kept in contact for two years, but that they didn't have a spot for him at the time. Then in early 2017, TNA called Ryker and asked him to come back, but Ryker did not want to go back, so he decided to call WWE again, which eventually resulted in him joining NXT that same year.
“So just out of the blue I called [Cash], and he called Edge, and then we talked to Regal,” recalled Ryker. “And about probably a couple of hours after that, Regal called and said, ‘Hey, we want to offer you a job at WWE.’ So, because I mentioned TNA, maybe that was a shotgun thing that helped me out.”
- Fightful's Sean Ross Sapp is featured in Botchamania 435 reading an excerpt from The Young Bucks' book.
- The newest WWE Top 10 takes a look at tag teams destroying opponents by sending them crashing through tables. Watch here.
- Click here to check out WWE.com's collection of the week's 25 coolest Instagram shots.
- GCW owner Brett Lauderdale has responded to IWTV's lawsuit against the promotion over an alleged breach of contract.
My reply:— brett lauderdale (@Lauderdale11) June 4, 2021
I have sent countless proposals including one as recently as Mid-April, trying to find an amicable resolution including for #ToS666 weekend.
I was promised a counter offer but it never came because Mike Burns was mad about Drew Cordiero's Food Truck.
Still waiting. pic.twitter.com/LjRILgsP1C
- Nyla Rose has unveiled her new pride shirt with 100% royalties going to casaruby.org, "an organization that provides countless immeasurable services to trans and LGBTQ youth and individuals in the DC metropolitan area."
- Chris Bey is searching for the one-on-one rematch for the X Division title that he never got after dropping the belt. He is confident he can do in 10 minutes what it took TJP a full hour to do; pin Josh Alexander.
EXCLUSIVE: "I can do in ten minutes what it took @MegaTJP almost an hour to do." @DashingChrisBey is confident of his chances if he gets an X-Division Championship match against @Walking_Weapon. #IMPACTonAXSTV pic.twitter.com/RHPg5zTfN2— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) June 6, 2021
- WWE has added more documentary content from its library to Peacock. The following documentaries are now available for viewing:
- The Authentic Untold Story of ECW (2016)
- Celebrating 25 Years of Raw (2018)
- History Of the World Heavyweight Championship (2009)
- Jerry Lawler: It’s Good To Be The King (2015)
- Journey to Summerslam: the Self-Destruction of the Shield (2014)
- Kevin Nash: Too Sweet (2015)
- Life on a Razors Edge: The Scott Hall Story (2016)
- Liv Forever (2020)
- Macho Man: The Randy Savage Story (2015)
- Shane McMahon Tell All Podcast with Mick Foley (2016)
- Ultimate Warrior: Greatest Matches (2015)
- Wrestling’s Greatest Factions (2014)
- A&E has provided a sneek peak at their Bret Hart biography special that premieres tonight.
- Triple H rang the bell ahead of the 76er's playoff game. He was seen crotch chopping ahead of tip-off, firing up the players and the crowd.
That’s the way to Ring the Bell, @TripleH!!! Thank you @JoelEmbiid, @sixers, the team behind the team, and the staff at @WellsFargoCtr. Good Luck with the rest of the series! #PhilaUnite #ThrustTheProcess (--: @sixers) pic.twitter.com/Ly3ln8n2yH— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) June 6, 2021
I reached out to Fightful's Joe Hulbert, Sixers fan and co-host of The Distraction podcast for comment on the matter:
"Well, it’s really very simple.
In my mind, this is an elaborate attempt at revenge. The attacks on Hunter’s beloved NXT haven’t gone unnoticed and so here he is, punishing me at the most inopportune time. Well played I suppose but remember: it’s a marathon, not a sprint."
- Vice unveiled that a new docu-special on Chyna will be premeiring on June 17th.
The rise and fall of iconic, trailblazing female wrestler Chyna—told through exclusive footage from the last year of her life.— VICE TV (@VICETV) June 4, 2021
CHYNA premieres June 17 at 9p. pic.twitter.com/DRkJ2FNxA7
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