BoD Daily Update: February 24th, 2017

Naomi Injury Update

Naomi suffered a knee injury in her match against Alexa Bliss at the Elimination Chamber. She is expected to be out of action for about two months.

http://wrestlechat.net/report-naomi-expected-to-be-out-of-action-for-2-months-with-knee-injury/

 

WWE Smackdown Live Ratings

This week’s episode of Smackdown drew 2.792 million viewers, the third highest number since the brand split this past July.

http://www.f4wonline.com/wwe-news/smackdown-does-third-best-ratings-number-brand-split-230631

 

Rolling Stone Article on the “Slow Death of the Great Professional Wrestling Promo”

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/lost-art-of-the-wrestling-promo-w468482

 

 

BoD Daily Update: February 23, 2017

WWE.com “5 Trades We Want to See” Article

http://www.wwe.com/article/5-wwe-trades-we-want-to-see

 

Maria Kanellis & Mike Bennett Re-Sign With TNA

http://www.wrestlezone.com/news/808587-two-top-superstars-signing-new-year-long-contracts-with-impact-wrestling

 

Caristico Update

Caristico has been out of action since suffering an elbow injury on a dive at the 2/10 Arena Mexico show but is expected to return soon.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

Highspots Releases I’m With Spud With Guest Veda Scott

 

 

BoD Daily Update: February 22nd, 2017

WWE.com NXT Preview

http://www.wwe.com/shows/wwenxt/wwe-nxt-february-22-2017

 

Zack Sabre Jr. To Make New Japan Wrestling Debut

Sabre Jr. will debut on company’s 45th Anniversary Show against Katsuyori Shibata, which takes place on 3/6. Shibata’s Rev Pro British Heavyweight Championship will be on the line

http://www.f4wonline.com/japan/zack-sabre-jr-debuting-njpw-45th-anniversary-show-230556

 

ESPN.com Interview with Mark Jindrak

http://www.espn.com/wwe/story/_/id/18586222/how-american-mark-jindrak-wwe-ran-won-hearts-mexico-lucha-libre-telenovela-fans

 

 

BoD Daily Update

WWE.com Smackdown Preview

http://www.wwe.com/shows/smackdown/2017-02-21

 

Rock Calls CM Punk After RAW Goes Off the Air

http://www.prowrestlingsheet.com/rock-voicemail-cm-punk-raw/

 

Place to be Podcast Roundup

Between the Sheets #83 Looks at the Week in Wrestling from February 15th-21st in 1998

Our Vantage Point #19 Discusses Less Championships, Hardcore Title, Bret Hart, and more

Place to be Podcast #438: 8/10/85 WWF Madison Square Garden House Show

Rank & File: Top Ten Wrestling Theme Songs

 

Kayfabe Commentaries Releases Newest Installment of the Back to the Territories Series

Host Jim Cornette welcomes guest Stan Hansen as they discuss All Japan Pro Wrestling. You can view the trailer by clicking on the link below

WWF Wrestling Challenge – August 20th, 1989

Just a quick note here. I also recapped the Tito Santana vs. Mr. Perfect match that aired on the 8/21/89 edition of “Prime Time Wrestling” and featured in “WWF Magazine.”

August 20, 1989

From the Utica Memorial Auditorium in Utica, NY

Your hosts as Tony Schiavone and Gorilla Monsoon

In action this week are Jimmy Snuka, Greg Valentine, Rockers, Rick Rude, and Demolition.

Read more…

BoD Daily Update: February 20th, 2017

WWE.com RAW Preview

http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2017-02-20

 

Tamina Update

Tamina returned to action last night at a Smackdown WWE Live Event in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada where she teamed with Natalya.

http://www.f4wonline.com/daily-updates/daily-update-tamina-returns-fedor-vs-mitrione-samoa-joe-230346

 

Date and Card of Next PWG Show Announced

PWG Nice Boys (Don’t Play Rock ‘n’ Roll) will be held on March 18th. The card is as follows: Shane Strickland vs. Dezmond Xavier, Sami Callihan vs. Adam Cole, Keith Lee vs. Brian Cage, Jeff Cobb & Matt Riddle vs. Jake & Dave Crist, Lio Rush vs. Trevor Lee, Zack Sabre Jr. & Marty Scurll vs. Trent & Chuck Taylor, and PENTA el Zero & Rey Fenix vs. Ricochet & Matt Sydal vs. Young Bucks for the PWG Tag Team Titles.

https://twitter.com/OfficialPWG

 

Place to be Nation Podcast Roundup

Titans of Wrestling #76: A Retrospective

The Puro Pourri Podcast #5: NJPW vs. UWFI Part 2

We’ll Do it Live: Over the Top Wrestling

BoD Daily Update: February 17th, 2017

Lance Archer Update

Archer underwent surgery for a herniated disc in his lower back. He will be out of action for several months.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

Tony Nese Update

Tony Nese both returned to action this past weekend at WWE Live Events

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

Place to be Nation Podcast Roundup

PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #18: WWE Financials, Elimination Chamber, Smackdown, Ring of Honor, CHIKARA, and more!

Debut of Super Apuestras Podcast

 

Also, vote in this week’s shoot interview poll by clicking here

BoD Daily Update: February16th, 2017

Kurt Angle Update

The plan now is that Angle will at least be doing some wrestling for the WWE. He will have to pass a physical first and its unknown when or how much he will be in the ring.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

John Cena Update

Cena is currently off of all Smackdown Brand advertising starting the week after WrestleMania, including the Money in the Bank PPV which is on 6/18. Cena has a lot of projects planned outside of wrestling this year.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

Highspots Releases Newest Installment of the Old School Series

Hosted by Steve Corino, he welcomes guests Ivan Koloff, Kevin Sullivan, and Baby Doll as they discuss Dusty Rhodes. You can view the trailer below: