Report: WWE Warming To The Idea Of Signing AJ Styles?

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

According to sources, WWE is warming up to the idea of trying to sign AJ Styles. As previously reported, the company didn’t show a lot of interest in Styles when he left TNA. However, with WWE planning on building NXT into a full touring brand by next year, they want to load up on talent to split between the three road tours and the company has “greatly changed its thoughts” on Styles.

It is worth mentioning that Styles is under contract to NJPW and is happy there, so there’s nothing saying that this will happen, but the company is definitely more interested at this point.

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Backstage Update – TNA’s Future & Dixie Carter’s Reality Show

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Dixie Carter was taping the pilot episode for a potential reality TV show at the last iMPACT! Wrestling TV tapings. At the same tapings, Dixie gave a speech to the roster and spoke about how talent shouldn’t believe everything they read on the internet about Impact Wrestling ratings.

Dixie’s speech was filmed as part of the reality TV pilot and at the same backstage meeting, she introduced Billy Corgan to the roster, which was also filmed for the show.

There is said to be a feeling within TNA that even if the company is faced with a worst case scenario and they don’t get a new cable television deal in the United States, there is still good reason to keep the company alive between their international clearance and the Dixie reality show.

The idea behind Dixie’s reality show is that it will be sold on the concept that a woman is running a pro wrestling company in a male-dominated industry.

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Backstage Update – Sasha Banks’ WWE Status & Injury Rumors

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

We’ve obtained a hilarious photo of Triple H getting a pedicure. Seriously! If you’re interested, you can click here to view it.

Despite the fact that the word going around earlier this week was that Sasha Banks was not injured, the talk now is that she suffered either an arm or shoulder injury.

Sasha was scheduled to work a match during the fourth episode of Thursday’s NXT television tapings, but she ended up leaving to go to the hospital when her fiancee’ — Sarath Ton, working as Mikaze — was knocked unconscious during a tag-team match.

Currently, it’s not clear whether Banks went into her match at NXT Takeover against Becky Lynch with the injury, or how serious it was if she did.

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Backstage Report – WWE To Shoot A Celebrity Angle?, SmackDown

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

— Stephen Amell of the show “Arrow” has expressed interest in guest hosting RAW and possibly even wrestling in the past. Amell shot a quick angle with Stardust while attending RAW this past Monday night and now we can confirm that WWE is looking at doing a program of sorts between Amell and Stardust.

— Vince McMahon, Triple H and Stephanie McMahon were spotted on a vacation at some point last year. We’ve obtained several photos from the vacation featuring the three of them along with Stephanie & Triple H’s young child at a swimming pool, riding in golf carts and dancing. If you’re interested, you can click here to view the vacation photos.

— WWE taped the following matches this past Tuesday night for tonight’s edition of SmackDown.

* Sin Cara and Kalisto vs. Cesaro and Tyson Kidd
* R-Truth vs. King Barrett
* Rusev vs. Ryback
* Paige vs. Naomi
* Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose vs. Kane and Seth Rollins
* Michael Cole interviews Kevin Owens

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Brock Lesnar Advertised For Upcoming RAW Broadcast

The Twitter account for the Banker’s Life Fieldhouse has tweeted the following, advertising Brock Lesnar’s return to WWE TV:

JUST ANNOUNCED! @BrockLesnar has been added to the card for #WWEIndy here on Mon., June 22: http://t.co/9dCQfybErh pic.twitter.com/vHIrb8BzS9

— The Fieldhouse (@TheFieldhouse) May 28, 2015

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John Cena Discusses Using The Springboard Stunner, More

During a recent interview with Caller.com, John Cena spoke about adding the springboard Stunner into his repertoire. Here is what he had to say…

“I’ve been watching a young man for a long time named Steve Austin. It’s something similar to (the Stone Cold Stunner). And I knew I was going to have to bring something a little special for Rusev. Believe it or not, with all my in-ring experience, I actually took back to the canvas, and practiced a little bit, had some fun; and that’s what I came up with.”

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WWE NXT News – The Weekend Schedule, Latest ‘WWE Inbox’

– Here is the weekend live events schedule for NXT…

* Friday in Citrus Springs, Florida at Citrus Springs: Kevin Owens, Finn Balor, Baron Corbin, Tyler Breeze, Charlotte, Sasha Banks, and Becky Lynch are advertised.

* Saturday in Venice, Florida at Venice Community Center: Kevin Owens, Finn Balor, Baron Corbin, Tyler Breeze, Charlotte, Sasha Banks, and Becky Lynch are advertised.

– WWE NXT trainer Billy Gunn joins Corey Graves, Solomon Crowe and Blake & Murphy in the latest WWE Inbox, where they give advice to the WWE Tough Enough applicants…

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Report – Several Staff Issues With WWE Developmental

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

The WWE Performance Center is said to be very understaffed right now. The employees who work at the facility are said to be working endless hours because they have so many tasks and responsibilities.

WWE is trying to keep NXT under a specific budget and while the brand and developmental system itself is a money loser, it’s considered necessary for the future of WWE.

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When Destination America Decided To Cancel TNA iMPACT!, More

– Regarding Destination America’s decision to allegedly not renew TNA programming on their network, the decision was officially cemented two weeks ago with a company-wide memo that was sent out to all Destination America employees. That’s part of the reason the memo referenced Friday night’s as the move to Wednesday night’s was a very last minute/last ditch effort to try to increase ratings.

Destination America sent out a memo to employees that notified them that the cable network had made their decision not to renew TNA, and to use the rumored “out-clause” to get out of their contract with the wrestling promotion in the last week of September.

Below is part of the memo that was sent out to Destination America employees two weeks ago.

“Destination America is not renewing TNA Wrestling next year. While the ratings were strong, the audience was not large enough to justify the program investment. We plan to honor the current contract and continue to air original episodes of TNA Wrestling on Friday nights through the end of the third quarter 2015. When the up-front rate card is released, the Friday night anthology title will now be called ‘American Tales,’ which will be a combination of Paranormal and Americana programming. I hope this is good news given all of the advertisers that included TNA on their DNA list.”

For what it’s worth, TNA is not able to negotiate with other television networks while under contract with Destination America but you can bet your you know what that they will “secretly” try to contract other networks during this time now that word has leaked out that Destination America will not be renewing them. To be completely honest with you guys, TNA should actually be thanking the “dirtsheets” for the early heads up on the situation. As noted earlier, Destination Americas didn’t want word leaking out that they were cancelling iMPACT! and they were shocked when it surfaced online.

– Here is a new promo for this weekend’s EVOLVE 44, taking place in Ronkonkoma, Long Island, New York on May 31st. The promotion also has a show set for May 30th in Woodside, New York. The cards are below the promo.

EVOLVE 43 – May 30th (On iPPV)
* EVOLVE Title Match: Drew Galloway vs. Roderick Strong
* Johnny Gargano vs. Ethan Page
* Davey Richards vs. Drew Gulak
* Anthony Nese with So Cal Val vs. TJ Perkins
* Rich Swann vs. Trevor Lee
* Biff Busick vs. Mike Bailey
* Rey Horus vs. Drew Gulak’s new protege

EVOLVE 44 – May 31st
* DGUSA Open The Freedom Gate Title Match: Drew Galloway vs. Biff Busick
* DGUSA Open The United Gate Title Match: Johnny Gargano & Rich Swann vs. Drew Gulak & his new protege
* Davey Richards vs. Caleb Konley
* Chris Hero vs. Trevor Lee
* TJ Perkins vs. Mike Bailey
* Anthony Nese vs. Rey Horus

You can find out more here.

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Update On WWE’s Daniel Bryan DVD + Is He Returning On RAW?

WrestlingDVDNews.com reports that while brand new footage was shown on the WWE Network to promote the upcoming Daniel Bryan DVD, the documentary portion is an extended version of the WWE Network special “Journey to Wrestlemania: Daniel Bryan”. The set will be released next Tuesday.

– Daniel Bryan is being advertised locally for Monday’s episode of Raw in San Antonio. Bryan is already set to appear at Elimination Chamber in a MizTV segment for the kickoff show.

Bryan has a DVD and book coming out this summer which WWE will need him to promote, which could explain him staying on the air semi-regularly.

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