Here is your fight size update for Saturday, May 15, 2021.
- Cody Rhodes offered his thoughts on Darby Allin dropping the TNT Championship to Miro by calling the former WWE Superstar the most dominating heavyweight wrestler currently active.
Darby had a beautiful run - and he can take solace in the fact that the man who beat him is the most dominating heavyweight wrestler currently active. https://t.co/EdExdF835N— Cody (@CodyRhodes) May 15, 2021
- Anthony Ogogo sat down with Lexy Nair on the most recent episode of Outside the Ring and answered a series of rapid-fire questions. Among them, he jokingly said that the only good thing about this place - presumably the United States - is Cheesecake.
- A new poster has been revealed for the upcoming North American Championship match between Johnny Gargano and Bronson Reed on May 18. The bout will be contested inside of a steel cage.
- Yesterday, the wrestling world lost ECW original, New Jack. A Go Fund Me has been set up to help his family with expenses. The only official link can be seen below.
I just talked to New Jacks wife Jennifer. There has been a Go Fund Me set up to help cover New Jacks final expenses.This is the the ONLY official Go Fund Me set up. Any help is appreciated. No donation is too small.— Brian Heffron aka The Blue Meanie (@BlueMeanieBWO) May 15, 2021
- Xavier Woods still believes Triple H to be the King of Kings, even when surrounded by "kingly" Pokemon. He tagged Nintendo in the post and hinted that maybe we see The Game pop up in a DLC update for Pokemon Snap.
- Speaking with the Wrestling Perspective Podcast, IMPACT X Division Champion Josh Alexander had this to say when he was asked about dream matches he'd like to have:
“Shingo Takagi would be number one from New Japan. He’s my favorite active wrestler right now. I would take Kenny [Omega] and Eddie Kingston for a random one.”
On the flip side, he then shared one wrestler he wished he had never crossed paths with. Here is what he said:
“Honkey Tonk Man. Yeah [I have worked with him], I took the ‘Shake, Rattle and Fall’ in 2008. He would just grab you and turn and watch you drop and he wouldn’t even go down with you.”
- Appearing on Talking Smack, Natalya and Tamina said that the Women's Tag Team Championships are a passport and are willing to defend against any team from any brand.
- WWE also shared a video of Natalya and Tamina having new side plates put on their titles. An emotional Tamina says that she can finally say she is a champion in WWE.
- The newest 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. Watch here.
- NXT Women’s Champion Raquel Gonzalez, SmackDown Women’s Champion Bianca Belair, and Braun Strowman will be the guests on tomorrow’s edition of the La Previa. The show will be streaming on WWE’s YouTube channel at 3 p.m. EST.
- The guests for tomorrow's WrestleMania Backlash edition of The Bump have also been unveiled, as seen in the Tweet below.
A big #WMBacklash edition of #WWETheBump is coming your way, SUNDAY at 1pm ET!— WWE’s The Bump (@WWETheBump) May 14, 2021
We'll be joined by...
@HEELZiggler & @RealRobertRoode
Streaming on @peacockTV in the U.S., @WWENetwork elsewhere and @WWE social platforms! --
- Pat McAfee appeared as a guest on Talking Smack and offered up a prediction for tomorrow's SmackDown Women's Title match between Bianca Belair and Bayley. Here is what he said (transcription via Wrestling Inc.):
“This has been quite a build here because Bayley said, ‘I think, and it feels like I’m looking at a younger version of me.’ Bianca is born for this. I think Bayley is about to get her ass beat by The EST, honestly."
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