BoD Daily Update: May 10th, 2016

WWE RAW and Smackdown Airing Live Online?

According To Variety, NBCUniversal is in discussions with Hulu to join their planned over-the-top package with cable and broadcast channels. This could potentially lead to WWE RAW and SmackDown airing live on Hulu as the USA Network is owned by NBCU. Variety reports that NBCU and Hulu are in the early stages of negotiations after Hulu made the first contact. Hulu is also confirmed to be in talks with Fox and Disney about creating a low-cost streaming package of cable and broadcast networks, and it sounds like they want to add NBCU and their various networks to the bundle. The package would include other key networks such as ABC, Fox, FX, Fox Sports 1, Disney Channel and ESPN. The Wall Street Journal reports that Hulu was looking at a $40 price for the package.

NBCUniversal in Talks to Join Hulu Channel Bundle (EXCLUSIVE)

 

Emma Update

Its been reported that WWE officials are very happy with Emma at the moment and proud of the effort she has put into revamping her character. There are even some in the company pushing for her to have a title run but there are no plans for that happening at the moment.

http://wrestlechat.net/report-wwe-officials-very-happy-with-emma-title-run-in-her-future/

 

Newest Installment of the YouShoot Series Released Today

YouShoot with Joey Ryan was released today. Click on the link below to view the trailer

http://kayfabecommentaries.com/YS036_TRAILER.html

 

 

BoD Daily Update: May 9th, 2016

WWE.com RAW Preview

http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2016-05-09

 

Newest Member of the Bullet Club Revealed

Adam Cole was revealed as the newest member of the Bullet Club at last night’s Ring of Honor Global Wars PPV

http://wrestlechat.net/the-bullet-clubs-newest-member-at-roh-global-wars-ppv-revealed/

 

Two Wrestlers Qualify For WWE Cruiserweight Classic at EVOLVE 61

TJP, who defeated Fred Yehi, and Drew Gulak, who defeated Tracy Williams this past Sunday at EVOLVE 61 are now entered into the WWE Cruiserweight Classic

http://www.wwe.com/shows/cruiserweightclassic/article/cruiserweight-classic-qualifying-evolve-results

 

BoD Daily Update: May 6th, 2016

Potential WWE Releases Today?

There are rumors circulating about several potential WWE releases today. While no names have been confirmed, there are rumors that one or two of them have been with the company for several years

http://wrestlechat.net/more-on-potential-wwe-releases-coming-today-darren-young-tweets-about-bob-backlund/

Team B.A.D Update

While Tamina recently underwent an undisclosed operation this week, Naomi tweeted out that she is currently rehabbing from a torn tendon in her ankle.

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2016/0505/611456/another-wwe-female-talent-sidelined-with-an-injury/

Eric Young Update

Young, who made his NXT debut this past Wednesday, has not signed a contract with the WWE.

Credit PWInsider.com

Podcast on The History of Wrestling at MSG

This is a special series preview for a new ongoing podcast from Kelly Nelson (Titans of Wrestling, Tag Teams Back Again) that will spotlight individual wrestlers and their history at the “Mecca of Professional Wrestling”. This episode provides a brief history of three different buildings known as Madison Square Garden, covering such figures as “The Solid Man” William Muldoon, George Hackenschmidt, Frank Gotch, Ed “Strangler” Lewis, “The Golden Greek” Jim Londos, Danno O’Mahoney, and many others.

BoD Daily Update: May 5th, 2016

WWE.com Smackdown Preview

http://www.wwe.com/shows/smackdown/smackdown-may-5-2016

Randy Orton Update

Orton’s rehab is going much slower than expected and the current timetable is that he will begin training for his comeback in Orlando in mid-June.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Popular WWE Veteran Partying Too Much?

There has reportedly been a lot of talk among WWE talent about how one popular veteran is partying too much to the point it is effecting his in-ring work and some have talked privately about not even wanting to work with this person anymore. This same person has also been accused by fans this year for “phoning it in” during some of his recent matches and feuds.

http://wrestlechat.net/report-popular-wwe-veteran-partying-too-much-wwe-stars-dont-want-to-work-with-them/

WWE Hall of Famer Hospitalized

Bobby Heenan was hospitalized after falling at his home. He is reportedly being monitored at the hospital due to low blood pressure

http://www.prowrestlingsheet.com/bobby-heenan-hospitalized/

Excellent WWE Network Adventure

Our adventure continues with a look at the interesting Tuesday Night Titans from 7/16/84… featuring some great work by Roddy Piper and the lovely Julie Valentine!

BoD Daily Update: May 3rd, 2016

Ryback Update

Yesterday, Ryback met with Vince McMahon to discuss a new contract as his is scheduled to end in a few months. However, the talks did not progress as Ryback did not like the new offer and it ended with Ryback going home. At the moment, Ryback is off of all shows until there is a reconciliation before his contract runs out.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Radio

Vince McMahon Frustrated  Regarding NXT Call-Ups

Vince has reportedly been frustrated with the development of recent call-ups on the main roster. While there has been past reports that Vince had second thoughts regarding the Vaudevillians being called up to the main roster, the word is that Vince thinks the gimmick is “stupid” and does not make sense. Vince is also reportedly undecided on Apollo Crews and while Crews is impressing officials in the ring there is talk his personality is not getting over with company officials. While Vince likes Enzo Amore & Big Cass, he is not exactly sure what their gimmicks are supposed to be but is more impressed with Big Cass.

http://Vince has also reportedly been frustrated with the development of recent call-ups on the main roster

TNA Tag Team Champion Re-Signs with the Company

The company announced via Twitter that Crazzy Steve has signed a new deal with the company

https://twitter.com/IMPACTWRESTLING/status/727256480244731905/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

NXT Performer Injured?

Riddick Moss, who after his match against Manny Andrade in Kingston, RI 4/22 appeared to be injured as he immediately left the ring with the referee once the match ended, clutching his arm. Earlier in the match, Moss was limping but stopped and did not display that when he went backstage. They went off to the side and through the curtain instead of going up the entrance ramp and Moss was replaced on the NXT Poughkeepsie show the following night and has not wrestled since.

Credit Brian Bayless, BlogofDoom.com

Place to Be Podcast #403: Saturday Night’s Main Event 3/18/06

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott take a stop on the Road to WrestleMania 22 and are joined by Steve Wille, Glenn Butler and Jason Greenhouse to live watch the March 2006 edition of Saturday Night’s Main Event. The boys discuss 2006 star power, Kurt Angle’s move back to Smackdown, Edge’s direction heading into WrestleMania, the pacing of this shows vs. Raw at the time, the return of Steve Austin, the absence of Hulk Hogan, the whereabouts of Stacy Keibler, Undertaker’s streak, Shawn Michaels’ big bump, Vince McMahon’s emoting, Montreal again and much more!

BoD Daily Update: May 2nd, 2016

Enzo Amore Update

Amore suffered a severe concussion last night at Payback, according to those close to him. He was rushed to the hospital after his match ended was underwent a CAT scan and was discharged before the show was over. Amore was able to remember everything before the match and move all of his extremities while at the hospital.

http://www.f4wonline.com/wwe-news/enzo-amore-suffers-severe-concussion-212046

Undertaker Does Not Want to Wrestle Again?

Its been reported that right after his Hell in a Cell match against Shane McMahon at WrestleMania 32, the Undertaker was telling people that was his last match. While many people ignored that as the Undertaker as said the same thing after at least one WrestleMania match, the Undertaker had reportedly told Vince McMahon himself that he does not want to wrestle again, period.

http://wrestlechat.net/report-the-undertaker-reportedly-tells-vince-mcmahon-that-he-never-wants-to-wrestle-again-and-is-done/

WWE Womens Wrestler Unhappy With Her Role in the Company?

While the company has big plans for Sasha Banks going forward and is currently protecting her by not having her lose on television, its reportedly not something Sasha herself is buying into and that she prefers to be featured.

http://wrestlechat.net/report-sasha-banks-reportedly-unhappy-with-current-role-in-wwe/

Payback Reaction Show

Will is joined by Kris Zellner (Exile on Badstreet, Between the Sheets, Premier Podcast Brand), Johnny Sorrow (Titans of Wrestling, Brainbuster) and Dave Musgrave (Wrestling Culture) to talk WWE Payback 2016 with takes on the booking, AJ Styles, Roman Reigns and more!

WWE Payback Live Thread

The Kickoff Show begins at 7pm EST and features Ryback vs. Kalisto for the U.S. Title. Other matches include:

Baron Corbin vs. Dolph Ziggler

The Vaudevillians vs. Enzo & Cass in the #1 Contender Tournament Finals

Cesaro vs. The Miz w/ Maryse for the Intercontinental Title

Dean Ambrose vs. Chris Jericho

Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn

Charlotte vs. Natalya for the WWE Womens Title

AJ Styles vs. Roman Reigns for the WWE World Heavyweight Title

Plus, Vince McMahon decides who will be in charge of RAW going forward

You can check out my preview for this show here!

WWF Superstars of Wrestling – June 11th, 1988

June 11, 1988

From the Entertainment Convention Center in Duluth, MN

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

This week, our featured matchup will be the Young Stallions vs. Demolition in a non-title match. Also in action are Jim Duggan, Hercules, and Koko B. Ware. Plus, an interview with Jake Roberts and more!

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