Daniel Bryan’s retirement has understandably dominated the headlines this week. As much I loved watching him wrestle, this is clearly the best decision for his health and I hope he can find fulfilment in another role. He’s one of my all-time favourite guys and it’s still hard to believe that the guy I watched in that ROH triple-threat in 2002 ended up closing Wrestlemania XXX in such iconic fashion. Thanks Bryan.
Kurt Angle is to be inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame as part of the Arnold Sports Festival. HHH and twenty NXT talents will be there too. Who knows, they might bump into each other.
Sports Illustrated have a short interview with Sami Callahan about leaving NXT. To my mind, the only things he needed to change were his hair, his gear and his gimmick.
*Self-promotion klaxon* My review for NJPW The New Beginning in Osaka is here and I just know you’ll wanna get caught up before The New Beginning in Niigata tomorrow.
Now talk, damn it.