BoD Daily Update

Main Event for Next NXT Takeover Show Announced

At the San Diego Comic Con it was announced that Finn Balor will defend his title against Kevin Owens on 8/22 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY

http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/96-wwe-news/43481-wwe-news-main-event-for-next-nxt-takeover-show-announced

 

Former TNA X Division Champion Tries out for the WWE

Seiya Sanada was at the tryouts that took place in Japan during the WWE’s tour of the country last week.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

TNA and Ring of Honor Ratings

Ratings for both shows were up this week. TNA’s combined audience, for the first-run and replay of the show were its highest since the show moved to Wednesday nights. Here are the combined ratings:

TNA: 453,000

Ring of Honor: 262,000

http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/123-other-wrestling/43482-wednesday-night-ratings-news

 

Also, head on over to Place to be Nation to check out the live coverage blog from the San Diego Comic Con. You can check it out by clicking on the link below:

http://placetobenation.com/ptbn-san-diego-comic-con-coverage-live-blog/

 

BoD Daily Update

Who Produced the WWE Network “Beast in the East” Special?

According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, John Laurinaitis produced the show as he was the head agent on the tour. Laurinaitis also came up with the idea to use streamers and for women dressed in kimonos to present flowers to Balor and Owens, like they did for big Japanese matches in the past.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

Cody Rhodes Update

Rhodes was back at TV this week but not used. No word on whether or not he will continue with the Stardust gimmick.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

WWE Diva Working Hurt

Nikki Bella is working with a partially separated shoulder.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

 

BoD Daily Update

Video of John Cena’s Speech to the Crowd After RAW Went Off the Air

Click the link below to view the video that a fan posted on YouTube.

http://wrestlechat.net/video-cena-puts-over-cesaro-following-last-nights-raw-described-as-a-really-touching-moment/

 

New WWE Heel Team in the Works?

In the dark match at last night’s Smackdown tapings, Brad Maddox & Adam Rose teamed up and cut a heel promo on the crowd before the match. They lost their match to Curtis Axel & Mizdow

http://www.lordsofpain.net/news/wwe/Seth_Rollins_Gets_Harsh_on_WWE_TE_Talents_Brad_Maddox_Teams_with_Adam_Rose_King_Barrett_PTP.html

 

TNA Impact Preview

http://www.impactwrestling.com/news/item/6486-IMPACT-Preview-EC3-is-King

 

Also, check out the “Extreme Odd Couple” podcast hosted by Steve Corino and Rob Dimension. Click on the link below to listen.

http://placetobenation.com/the-extreme-odd-couple-podcast-season-3-episode-1/

 

 

 

 

BoD Daily Update

Fan Hit By a Piece of the Car Door Thrown by Brock Lesnar Last Night on RAW

A fan was struck by a piece of the door from the Cadillac that Lesnar destroyed last night on RAW. Fans in attendance noted that WWE Security and medical personnel attending to the fan before bringing him backstage. The fan was back in his seat after that and appeared to be fine.

http://wrestlechat.net/report-fan-hit-by-car-door-ripped-off-by-brock-lesnar-during-last-nights-raw/

 

Tough Enough Preview

https://www.wwetoughenough.com/news/wwe-tough-enough-season-6-episode-3-preview-architect-arrives

 

Total Diva’s Season 4 Premiers Tonight

http://www.wwe.com/videos/playlists/total-divas-season-4-premiere-previews

 

BoD Daily Update

WWE.com RAW Preview

http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2015-07-06/five-point-preview-27580147

 

Finn Balor Update

It has been reported that Balor winning the NXT title in Tokyo had been planned well in advance as he had been scheduled to win the title for a while.

http://wrestlechat.net/backstage-news-on-finn-balor-winning-the-nxt-championship-commentary-note-from-the-beat-in-the-east/

 

WWE Wrestler Returns to Action

David Otunga wrestled at a house show this weekend in Rockford, IL. It was his first match since January. Click on the link below to view a photo of Otunga in the ring.

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/0705/597990/david-otunga-works-wwe-live-event/

 

Also, head on over to Place to be Nation and listen to the following podcasts:

 

Wrestling Culture – I Like to Herd People

http://placetobenation.com/wrestling-culture-i-like-to-herd-people/

The PayWindah – Debut Episode

http://placetobenation.com/the-paywindah-1/

 

You can also check out many more podcasts and articles over at Place to be Nation about wrestling, sports, movies, TV, comics, and more.