Here's your fight-size update for the evening of August 8, 2020:
- At least two more enter the KOPW Title hunt as Satoshi Kojima and El Desperado revealed they are in the tournament. No stipulations was made for their match. Previously announced for the tournament is Yujiro Takahashi and Kazuchika Okada with Okada proposing a 3 vs. 1 handicap match in Takahashi's favor.
- Ahead of their match at TakeOver XXX, Adam Cole has a message for Pat McAfee, telling him that he is not welcomed in pro wrestling.
I am going to hurt this chump.— Adam Cole (@AdamColePro) August 8, 2020
Then I’m going to make sure he stays out of pro wrestling forever. You aren’t welcome, and you never will be. https://t.co/3SDPH2WUEn
- A GoFundMe to help out Larry Csonka's daughters has been set up and you can donate to it at this link.
- A GoFundMe for “The Headliner” Chris Michaels, who recently had to undergo reconstructive surgery on both his shoulder and biceps, can be seen here.
- ROH takes a look at the best bloody matches in company history.
- According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the most-watched shows on the WWE Network for the past week were "Greatest Stars of the 90s" followed by "WWE Day of Extreme Rules: Bayley and Banks."
- Brandi Rhodes discusses AEW Heels being a success.
AEW Heels was a massive success last night. We exceeded the number of membership sign ups necessary to continue to move the fan club onward and upward. Thank you to every single person that joined last night, and those with memberships that were unable to make it. The best is yet to come! Our call last night allowed users to browse the full capabilities of this website community offering members a dashboard with profiles where they can post pictures, bios, and send and receive private messages, if desired. The Posts section was overwhelmed with chatter about the event with members connecting on various aspects of the zoom session. Members were able to see new exclusive merch items, made aware of pre-order exclusives only for Heels members AND learned about an upcoming contest with an enticing giveaway (of a highly coveted item that people are scurrying to find --). They saw firsthand the ease they will have in attending future events (both virtual, and live when it is safe to do so again). The live chat was an absolute party with both members and AEW women chatting it up all night. Keisha-Ann gave an amazing talk on current topics that I personally learned a lot from, and I know others feel the same. The Q&A was lively and enlightening. The biggest takeaway is that people were happy. Countless posts have been created letting the world know they felt they got more than their money’s worth. That is the whole point. Heels promised a positive space to be yourself, share more, make connections, enjoy exclusive offerings, partake in exclusive events and connect with AEW women from the roster to the executive team...and it delivered. Looking forward to more Heels events to come. Members...keep your eyes peeled for #lilbranbran and her next announcement...which will be on the webpage...for members only! --
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