WWE NXT Highlight Videos, + Backstage Natalya News, & More

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

– According to sources, Natalya has been in Los Angeles recently training with UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett and the “Four Horsewomen” — Shayna Baszler, Jessamyn Duke, Marina Shafir and Ronda Rousey. Natalya has been learning some new legit submissions and catch-wrestling moves that she can use in the ring, as well as working on her conditioning.

In return, Natalya has helped some of the Horsewomen to train for wrestling. Baszler is participating in her first wrestling singles match next month while Duke and Shafir have been studying the business. Rousey, meanwhile, is still rumored to be doing something with WWE around WrestleMania 32 but that all depends on Dana White changing his current tune.

– Here are some highlight videos from last night’s WWE NXT broadcast:

100% DIRECT LINK (PHOTOS): Summer Rae In A HOT, TIGHT Outfit!! **MUST-SEE-NOW**!!

The post WWE NXT Highlight Videos, + Backstage Natalya News, & More appeared first on ProWrestling.com.

Powered by WPeMatico

ROH’s Superstar Producing A Documentary Regarding Return

Raymond Rowe of ROH is producing a documentary about his path back to the ring after suffering a motorcycle accident that nearly killed him. Rowe is trying to finance the film via crowdfunding and thus far in the first twelve hours earned $410 of the $4,500 he is asking for. You can join the campaign here.

The pitch from the GoFundMe campaign page reads as follows:

“On August 12, 2014 my life changed forever in a motorcycle crash that should have killed me. “The Path” is an upcoming documentary that will tell the story of my career, my accident, and my recovery and return to the ring. Hear it first hand from those closest to me and those who were with me day by day on the comeback trail.

“Please donate, share and spread the word to help finish production and distribution of this project. A portion of the proceeds from this film will go to repay medical bills that were not covered by insurance and are still outstanding.”

100% DIRECT LINK (PHOTOS): Kelly Kelly & Maryse Get Frisky (SOOOOO HOOOOTTTTT!!!)!!

The post ROH’s Superstar Producing A Documentary Regarding Return appeared first on ProWrestling.com.

Powered by WPeMatico

Tournament Matches For Today’s NJPW G1 Event Revealed

Here are the listing of G1 tournament matches that are set for day two of the tournament…

July 23 (Thursday) 18:30 JST (5:30 AM ET): Shizuoka Twin Messe Shizuoka
* Block B Match: Satoshi Kojima vs. Tomohiro Ishii
* Block B Match: Hirooki Goto vs. Yujiro Takahashi
* Block B Match: Yuji Nagata vs. Tomoaki Honma
* Block B Match: Kazuchika Okada vs. Michael Elgin
* Block B Match: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Karl Anderson

100% DIRECT LINK (PHOTOS): Chris Jericho Smoking A Cigarette! WHOA – WTF?!?!

The post Tournament Matches For Today’s NJPW G1 Event Revealed appeared first on ProWrestling.com.

Powered by WPeMatico

Daniel Bryan Update – How He’s Feeling, Return Date?, Neck Injury

Daniel Bryan spoke with FOX Sports for a new interview promoting his book. Check out the audio below, plus some highlights:

On how he’s feeling: “I feel great. And it’s just a matter of getting cleared by doctors. Their whole clearance process is more difficult than people would think. … That’s the biggest issue. I will wrestle again. But it’ll be interesting to see when.”

On if he’ll be back this year: “I don’t know. It’s kind of in the hands of certain doctors, as far as them clearing me and what not. My goal was to be back by SummerSlam, and that’s looking less and less likely, and so then you’re hoping to be back by Royal Rumble.”

On being nervous about getting in the ring after a serious injury: “I have no hesitation.”

On talking with Steve Austin about wrestling with a neck injury: “Steve Austin is actually an amazing human being and he reached out to me. Imagine how weird that is for somebody like me who grew up in that era where it’s like he’s the biggest superstar on the planet Earth. Yeah, he reached out to me and talked to me about it. He was actually giving me some very good advice as far as like, ‘Hey, when you come back, if you come back, you need to do more of this and you need to be doing this.’”

100% DIRECT LINK (PHOTOS): Kaitlyn Chilling In A Hotel (30 Pics)!

The post Daniel Bryan Update – How He’s Feeling, Return Date?, Neck Injury appeared first on ProWrestling.com.

Powered by WPeMatico

Backstage Update – NXT Takeover: Brooklyn Ticket Sales, SD!

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

– As previously reported, NXT Takeover: Brooklyn has been selling well and WWE officials are very happy with it. The company changed up their seating plans because the initial layout of 6,000 seats sold out almost instantly. The new arrangement allows for 11,000 seats in the 13,1348-capacity arena. Basically, they have now opened up the upper-deck of the arena which was originally scheduled to be tarped off.

The plan is to have the show run three and a half hours, with three hours airing on the WWE Network. That includes the two-hour Takeover special and an hour for an episode of NXT, possibly the one on August 26th. The TV taping obviously wouldn’t air live on the Network and would be filmed/saved for the Wednesday night broadcast.

– Here are tonight’s confirmed WWE SmackDown matches:

* Dean Ambrose vs. Sheamus
* Neville vs. Adam Rose
* Kevin Owens vs. Rusev
* The Bella Twins vs. Sasha Banks and Naomi
* Non-Title Match: Champion Seth Rollins vs. Cesaro

100% DIRECT LINK (**MUST-SEE PHOTOS**): 100+ PIXXX OF THE BELLA TWINS IN THEIR **BRA AND PANTIES** ROLLING AROUND ON A BED FONDLING EACH OTHER – OMFG!! **YOU MUST-SEE THESE NOW**!! HOTTEST PHOTOS EVER!!!

The post Backstage Update – NXT Takeover: Brooklyn Ticket Sales, SD! appeared first on ProWrestling.com.

Powered by WPeMatico

Eva Marie: ‘All-Red Everyone Is Here To Stay!’, Talks Heat

WWE Diva Eva Marie spoke with Afterbuzz TV for a new interview. Check out the video and some highlights below:

On the heat between her and the other Divas: “I’m still trying to wrap my head around why there was so much heat, for me training when I’m just trying to get better at my job. So I’m still, you know, trying to figure that one out.”

On possibly having kids: “I don’t think anytime soon because I feel, like I said, I just arrived within the WWE…[My husband jokes] ‘I don’t know if I can handle another one of you.’”

On working at Mother’s Cookies in college: “And so I remember working at the office for like a little, little bit. Basically I was in charge of the orders of how many iced oatmeal cookies or whatever this store gets and…Can you imagine? I used to go to all these different grocery stores and have to count the shelves and figure it out.”

On sticking it out: “All-red everything is here to stay.”

100% DIRECT LINK (PHOTOS): New Smoking Hot Eva Marie **BIKINI ASS** Pics!

The post Eva Marie: ‘All-Red Everyone Is Here To Stay!’, Talks Heat appeared first on ProWrestling.com.

Powered by WPeMatico

When The Decision Was Made To Bring The Undertaker Back

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

According to sources, the decision to bring The Undertaker back for WWE’s SummerSlam pay-per-view was made a few weeks ago. The decision was made after Paul Heyman began to reference Lesnar breaking the streak during his promos on RAW.

‘Taker has been telling close friends that he “feels good” after “retiring” full-time from working all WWE live events and TV tapings. The Undertaker and his real-life wife, Michelle McCool, have a gym and full sized wrestling ring in their home that they often train in.

The match between Lesnar and Undertaker at SummerSlam will “play a part” in the storyline for one of WrestleMania’s top matches. Sting is also expected to be back in time for WWE SummerSlam but his storyline and match isn’t expected to involve ‘Taker as of now.

Also as previously reported, WWE has confirmed that The Undertaker is going on their October tour of Mexico. Taker will be at all three dates:

* Merida – Friday, October 16th
* Mexico City – Saturday, October 17th
* Monterrey – Sunday, October 18th

Speaking of The Undertaker, did you know that he has a 20-year old son that looks JUST like him?! If you’re interested you can click here to view photos of “Taker’s real-life son!

100% DIRECT LINK (PHOTOS): The Undertaker & Michelle McCool Together! **BRAND NEW – THE UNDERTAKER’S NEW LOOK WITH A BEARD**!!!!

The post When The Decision Was Made To Bring The Undertaker Back appeared first on ProWrestling.com.

Powered by WPeMatico

Report: The Crew For Steve Austin’s Reality Show Walk Off

The crew of Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge reality show have gone on strike, bringing production to a halt. Deadline reports that the crew of the CMT show walked off the job this morning, demanding an IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees) contract. That would include health benefits and pensions, as befitting a union contract.

The Editor’s Guild, which is supporting the strike, issued a statement which reads, “All members, prospective members, and other postproduction professionals are instructed to refrain from rendering service to this production for the duration of the work stoppage.”

The Editor’s Guild and IATSE are putting up a picket line outside the offices of 51 Minds Entertainment, which produces the show.

100% DIRECT LINK (PHOTO): Steve Austin Debuts A Brand NEW LOOK! **HUGE MUSTACHE!! HAHA WTF?!?!

The post Report: The Crew For Steve Austin’s Reality Show Walk Off appeared first on ProWrestling.com.

Powered by WPeMatico

Backstage Report – ESPN To Cover WWE SummerSlam?

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Something to keep an eye on over the next month is how much ESPN covers this year’s WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view.

ESPN currently has two different viewpoints. Jonathan Coachman, the former WWE broadcaster turned ESPN analyst has pushed fans to contact ESPN with the idea of covering SummerSlam like it’s a major sporting event. There are those in ESPN who have fallen for the idea that WWE is “hot” right now, despite the fact that ratings are at record low levels and live attendance is around its’ usual levels.

ESPN is said to be feeling pressure because the company’s revenues are dropping significantly. There are those who work for ESPN, however, that are completely against the network covering pro wrestling because of the fact that it’s not a “real sport”.

100% DIRECT LINK (*NEW* PHOTOS): The Bella Twins *SWEATY & WORKING OUT*! (Must-See – SMOKIN’ HOT!!!)!!

The post Backstage Report – ESPN To Cover WWE SummerSlam? appeared first on ProWrestling.com.

Powered by WPeMatico

Natalya Training With UFC Star, Helping Four Horsewomen

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

WWE Diva Natalya has been in Los Angeles, California recently doing some training with former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett in catch-wrestling, as well as helping some of the Four Horsewomen get ready for pro wrestling matches.

Natalya, real name Nattie Neidhart, has also trained many times in the past with The Four Horsewomen — Shayna Baszler, Jessamyn Duke, Marina Shafir and Ronda Rousey, with the idea being that she is learning legitimate submissions and catch-wrestling techniques that will help her in her professional wrestling matches. She also feels it is one of the best conditioning workouts you can do.

In return, the cast member of the WWE Total Divas reality show on E! has helped some of the Four Horsewomen with pro wrestling theories and techniques, as Baszler is doing her first pro wrestling singles match next month, Duke and Shafir are also studying pro wrestling, and of course, Ronda Rousey is rumored to be working with WWE again next year around WrestleMania time.

Speaking of Natalya, did you know that she has a sister that looks just like her?! If you’re interested, you can click here to view photos of the two of them together!

100% DIRECT LINK (PHOTOS): New **BIKINI** Shots Of Natalya! Is She HOT!?!!

The post Natalya Training With UFC Star, Helping Four Horsewomen appeared first on ProWrestling.com.

Powered by WPeMatico