BoD Daily Update

Daniel Bryan Health Update

At the moment, both Bryan and the WWE are awaiting the results of a third doctor’s opinion on whether he can return to action. WWE Head of Medical, Joseph Maroon, had ruled that due to the number of concussions Bryan has suffered, he should not wrestle again. However, Bryan got clearance to return to action from the Arizona Cardinals doctor, who stated that his brain tests as above-average for his age.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

 

The Undertaker Appears on the Tonight Show

Click on the link below to view a clip of the Undertaker on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

http://www.wwe.com/inside/undertaker-tonight-show-jimmy-fallon-28197173

 

 

WWE Wrestler Close to Returning From Injury

Goldust, who has been out of action since April after undergoing shoulder surgery, is scheduled to be returning shortly.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

 

James Storm Update

WWE is still in talks with Storm regarding a contract but he has not signed a contract at this time.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

 

And head on over to Place to be Nation and check out the Dangerous Alliance Wrestling Podcast #12 with JT and Will. Topics include the many gimmicks of Ed Leslie, the DVDVR “Sleaze Thread,” and more. You can listen to this by clicking on the link below

http://placetobenation.com/dangerous-alliance-wrestling-podcast-12/

BoD Daily Update

Sami Zayn Update

Zayn was recently seen at the Performance Center, doing some light training and working out. However, its been a few weeks since he has been there and he was not in the ring training for an actual match so it appears his return is not happening anytime soon.

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/1110/603683/backstage-update-on-sami-zayn-wwe-nxt-return/

Backstage News on the New Day and NXT Team Possibly Feuding With Them?

WWE Officials are very high on the New Day. At one point, the Dudley Boyz were scheduled to win the Tag Team Titles from them but Vince McMahon made the late decision to nix those plans and have the New Day retain. Also, there had been talk off calling up Enzo Amore & Big Cass to the main roster but that is on hold with Big Cass out of action.

http://wrestlechat.net/report-latest-backstage-news-on-the-new-day-if-an-nxt-tag-team-will-feud-with-them-soon-more/

TNA TV Deal Update

Regarding TNA President Dixie Carter teasing a possible reunion with TNA and Spike TV on Twitter last week, apparently there is nothing going on between the two sides. A high-level Spike TV source noted to PWInsider that they haven’t heard anything about TNA returning and another said it would be highly unlikely.TNA is reportedly still in talks with a few different networks and those networks have more viewership than Destination America currently has.

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/1110/603655/backstage-update-on-dixie-carter-spike-tna-teaser/

In the debut episode of Rank & File, Jordan, Glenn and Steve rank their top ten current favorite professional wrestlers! What is your list?

 

 

 

 

WWF Superstars of Wrestling December 19th, 1987

December 19, 1987

From the Sun Dome in Tampa, FL

Your hosts are Bruno Sammartino, Jesse “The Body” Ventura, and Vince McMahon.

In action this week will be Ted DiBiase, Jake Roberts, Randy Savage, and the Hart Foundation. Plus, Hulk Hogan gives us his answer to DiBiase’s offer of purchasing the WWF World Heavyweight Championship and more!

Read moreWWF Superstars of Wrestling December 19th, 1987

BoD Daily Update

WWE Heavily Edited Crowd Noise on Last Night’s RAW

According to Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio, last’s night crowd in Manchester had many chants going during the night that ended up getting edited for TV. Live reports also stated that the crowd was loud most of the night.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Radio

 

 

Big Show Update

Show is currently working hurt with a knee injury.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Radio

 

 

Michael Elgin Update

After PWInsider reported that Elgin had re-signed with the company, Elgin told Pro Wrestling Sheet that he had not signed any deal with the company but has expressed interest to keep working there as long as he does not have to be under contract.

http://prowrestlingsheet.com/michael-elgin-ring-of-honor-contract-reports-false/

 

 

And, head on over to Place to be Nation for the Place to be Podcast, episode #386 as Justin and Scott talk about WWE Judgment Day 2005. You can listen to that by clicking on the link below.

http://placetobenation.com/place-to-be-podcast-episode-386-judgment-day-2005/

BoD Daily Update

Potential Top WrestleMania Match in the Works?

According to PWInsider, one of the planned main events of WrestleMania 32 at the moment is the Undertaker vs. John Cena.

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/1107/603587/backstage-news-on-possible-wrestlemania-32-plans-for-the/

 

 

Original Survivor Series Plans Regarding the WWE World Title

Before the injury to Seth Rollins, he was going to lose the title to Roman Reigns at Survivor Series.

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/1108/603605/backstage-news-on-wwe-original-plans-for-roman-reigns-at/

 

 

WWE.com Interview with Seth Rollins

Click on the link below to read the article in which Rollins discusses his injury among other things

http://www.wwe.com/inside/seth-rollins-interviewed-about-knee-injury-28178565

 

 

WWE.com Power Rankings

http://www.wwe.com/inside/power-rankings/power-rankings-november-6-2015

 

 

Also, head on over to Place to be Nation for Between the Sheets #16 as Kris Zellner, David Bixenspan, and “Dr. Lucha” Steve Sims discuss the week that was in wrestling from November 3rd-9th in 1994. You can listen to that by clicking on the link below.

http://placetobenation.com/between-the-sheets-16-november-3-9-1994/

 

 

BoD Survivor Series Eve “Best of November” Matches Live Watch Request

Are good friend Bobby is going to compile a playlist of matches that you can vote for. He will select the top 10 requested matches so list 10 or more here that you feel are the best wrestling matches ever in the month of November. The live watch will begin in the Saturday Night Thread on November 21st, with the start date undetermined as of now.

WWF Superstars of Wrestling December 12th, 1987

December 12, 1987

From the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines, IA

Your hosts are Bruno Sammartino, Jesse “The Body” Ventura, and Vince McMahon

In action this week will be Rick Rude, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Ultimate Warrior, and Demolition. Plus, comments from Hulk Hogan regarding Ted DiBiase’s proposal of buying the WWF World Heavyweight Championship

Read moreWWF Superstars of Wrestling December 12th, 1987

BoD Daily Update

Who is Replacing Seth Rollins on the European Tour?

The Big Show is currently taking Rollins’ spot on the tour in matches against Kane.

http://wrestlechat.net/seth-rollins-replacement-on-uk-tour-revealed-steve-austin-says-he-is-in-zero-pain/

 

 

TNA and RoH Viewership Numbers

TNA Impact did 262,000 while the replay did 81,000 viewers, making a total of 343,00 viewers.

http://www.f4wonline.com/tna-news/tna-roh-destination-america-viewership-numbers-tumble-201071 RoH went down from its record rating of 227,000 viewers to 141,000.

 

 

HBO To Produce Documentary About Andre the Giant

The documentary will be produced by Bill Simmons. Click on the link below to read more about the details.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2015/11/05/bill-simmonss-first-hbo-project-will-reportedly-be-a-documentary-about-andre-the-giant/

 

 

Plus, head on over to Place to be Nation for Exile on Badstreet #18 as they discuss the career of Jose Gonzalez, aka Invader I. You can listen to that by clicking on the link below.

http://placetobenation.com/exile-on-badstreet-18-requiem-for-the-invader/

 

 

Also, click on the link below to vote in this week’s shoot interview poll

http://vote.pollcode.com/51397936

Which Shoot Interview Should be Reviewed Next?

This week’s theme is Managers/Valets, Announcers, and other non-wrestlers. Here are your five choices:

 

Teddy Long

http://www.rfvideo.com/teddylongshootinterview.aspx

 

Lance Russell

http://www.highspots.com/p/13522.html

 

Jimmy Hart

http://www.rfvideo.com/shootwithjimmyhart.aspx

 

Voices of World Class (Bill Mercer & Marc Lowrance)

http://www.highspots.com/p/vowc.html

 

Captain Lou Albano

http://www.rfvideo.com/shootwithcaptainloualbano.aspx

 

Vote by clicking on the link below. Voting ends Saturday at noon.

http://vote.pollcode.com/51397936