BoD Daily Update: September 16, 2016

Emma Update

Emma is scheduled to be on the road with the company this coming week. She has been out of action since May with a back injury.

http://wrestlechat.net/wwe-star-cleared-for-in-ring-return-cool-photo-of-tj-perkins-after-the-wwe-cwc/

 

WWE.com Interview with NXT Star Steve Cutler

http://www.wwe.com/shows/wwenxt/article/steve-cutler-interview

 

Highspots Releases New Shoot Interview Series

“An Officer & A Gentleman,” hosted by Chuck Taylor and Dan Barry welcomes guest Bobby Fish. Click on the link below to view the trailer.

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

Which Shoot Interview Should be Interviewed Next

Here are your choices. You can click on the name of the interview to read the description:

Full Case of Tales with Terry Funk & Harley Race

RoH Straight Shootin Series: Raven & Sandman, Volume 1

RoH Straight Shootin Series: CM Punk & Colt Cabana

RF Video Face Off Volume 2 When Worlds Collide with Honky Tonk Man, New Jack, Iron Sheik

 

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

http://vote.pollcode.com/28722531

BoD Daily Update: September 15th, 2016

WWE Planning Another NXT Takeover Show Before the End of the Year?

There is talk of doing a takeover show at the theater in Madison Square Garden, as well as a Boston show.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

Shelton Benjamin Update

Benjamin had surgery on 9/7 to repair his torn rotator cuff an is expected to return to the WWE after his recovery, which is expected to last six months.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

Adam Cole Update

Ring of Honor has claimed that Cole, whose contract with the company was set to expire on 12/31/16, will now be extended through the April of 2017 due to the fact he missed four months with an injury.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

ESPN.com Article on Ted DiBiase

http://www.espn.com/wwe/story/_/id/17539356/wwe-hall-famer-ted-dibiase-journey-million-dollar-man-preacher-man

 

BoD Daily Update: September 13, 2016

Randy Orton Update

Orton worked a tag match teaming with John Cena against Bray Wyatt & Erick Rowan last night in Fairfax, VA. He only tagged in at the end of the match, never took any bumps, and hit the RKO for the finish. You can view photos of the match by clicking on the link below.

http://www.prowrestlingsheet.com/randy-orton-live-event-no-bumps/#.V9gF6pgrLIU

 

Cesaro Update

Many people in the WWE believe that after his best of seven series against Sheamus that Cesaro will be traded to the Smackdown brand. There has been talk of him going to Smackdown since the day he was drafted to RAW.

http://wrestlechat.net/report-possible-big-spoiler-on-a-current-raw-star-being-traded-to-the-smackdown-brand/

 

Heath Slater to Sign Smackdown Live Contract Tonight

http://www.wwe.com/shows/smackdown/article/heath-slater-to-sign-smackdown-live-contract

 

Randy Orton Not Wrestling Tonight at Backlash

It appears that the reason is injury related due to Orton suffering from concussion symptoms from his match against Lesnar at SummerSlam according to Mike Johnson of PWInsider.com. Dave Meltzer of F4WOnline reached out to the WWE for confirmation and clarification but only told Orton was “believed” to be off of the show.

http://www.f4wonline.com/wwe-news/reports-randy-orton-out-wwe-backlash-match-against-bray-wyatt-220641

 

Update: Dave Meltzer confirmed with the WWE that Orton is in fact out for tonight. You can view more of the story by clicking on the link above.

BoD Daily Update: September 9th, 2016

SLAM Sports Article with Kevin Owens

http://slam.canoe.com/Slam/Wrestling/2016/09/07/22664812.html

 

WWE.com Interview with Johnny Gargano

http://www.wwe.com/shows/wwenxt/article/johnny-gargano-evolve-wrestling-farewell-interview

 

Tommy End Update

End, who will be signing a Developmental Deal with the WWE, is scheduled to report to the company next month.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

BoD Daily Update: September 8th, 2016

Luke Harper Update

Harper has begun training for his comeback after major reconstructive knee surgery. No official word yet on when he will return to action.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

Ethan Carter III Update

It appears that EC3 has signed a new deal with TNA. EC3 has also told other independent promotions that he has worked for they need to go through the TNA office going forward to inquire about using him.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

Sneak Peak of Kayfabe Commentaries Guest Booker Release with Kevin Nash

Coming out 9/13, here is a sneak peak of Nash talking about booking the Outsiders had they stayed in the WWF in 1996.