BoD Daily Update

Ryback Injury Update

Ryback has been diagnosed with a staph infection and as a result, will not be able to wrestle at the Battleground PPV.

http://www.wwe.com/shows/wwebattleground/ryback-injured-27658773

 

TNA Telling Some Talent the Company Will Survive?

According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, some of the TNA wrestlers have been told that the overseas television money will help keep the company afloat while they shop around for a new U.S. television deal. Those were also told that the company will survive because they trimmed down a lot of the big contracts and got rid of a lot of the higher paid wrestlers and that the company business model is changing.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

Tough Enough Competitor Injured

Chelsea, the newest member of the show, injured her ankle during a challenge that was taped for this coming Tuesday’s episode.

https://www.wwetoughenough.com/news/chelsea-suffers-injury-during-challenge

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Dolph Ziggler Update

PWInsider has confirmed that Ziggler has in fact signed a new deal with the WWE. Also, the reason that Ziggler was written off of TV is that he will begin filming for the new WWE Studios film “6:42” this week in Vancouver. The filming is scheduled to last about four weeks long.

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/0714/598288/why-did-wwe-really-write-dolph-ziggler-off-tv/

 

WWE RAW Ratings

RAW this past Monday night drew 3.54 million viewers. Here is the hourly breakdown:

8pm: 3.43 million viewers

9pm: 3.51 million viewers

10pm: 3.65 million viewers

http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/96-wwe-news/43558-wwe-news-raw-ratings-

 

WWE Announces Date For Second Quarter Conference Call

The call is scheduled for Thursday July 30th at 11am EST. The WWE will be releasing their Network subscriber number during this call as well.

http://pwinsider.com/article/95143/wwe-to-give-wwe-network-subscriber-number-update-on.html?p=1

 

Alberto El Patron Update

Patron, the former Alberto Del Rio in the WWE, is safe after no-showing an Autism benefit Sunday night. Lone Star Championship Wrestling has issued a statement regarding the incident that you can read by clicking on the link below.

http://lonestarwrestling.com/update-on-alberto-el-patron/

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Backstage Reaction to the Diva’s Segment

WWE officials were reported to have been “absolutely thrilled” with how the divas segment came off on RAW. The feeling was that this division has turned the corner. The initial plan was for this to happen was to do this closer to SummerSlam but with the U.S. Women’s Soccer team winning this week and the attention they have been receiving the decision was made to move the plans up.

http://pwinsider.com/article/95119/backstage-news-notes-from-raw-including-reaction-to-big-divas-angle-kane-update-more.html?p=1

 

Kane (Storyline) Injury Update

Last night, WWE.com reported that Kane had sustained a broken right ankle due to Brock Lesnar’s attack last night.

http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2015-07-13/kane-injury-brock-lesnar-27649048

 

Kayfabe Commentaries Releases Newest Installment in Their WCW Timeline Series

1994 WCW as told by Eric Bischoff was released last night. You can click on the link below to view the trailer

 

 

Also, click on the link below to view the newest installment of the “Kevin Kelly Show” over at Place to be Nation as he welcomes guest Del Wilkes, who was better known as the Patriot. Click on the link below to give this a listen.

http://placetobenation.com/the-kevin-kelly-show-episode-39-the-patriot-del-wilkes/

 

BoD Daily Update

WWE.com RAW Preview

http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2015-07-13/five-point-preview-27630864

 

New Japan Star Injured

Katsuyori Shibata was injured Friday night. No word on whether or not he will miss the G-1 tournament, which begins on 7/20.

Credit Dave Meltzer, F4WOnline.com

 

 

Interviews with Former WWE Workers

Justin Gabriel

https://www.cultofwhatever.com/2015/07/interview-pj-black-aka-justin-gabriel/

Chris Masters

http://wrestlechat.net/chris-the-adonis-mordetzsky-talks-going-to-gfw-possibly-wrestling-in-tna-or-wwe-again-more/

 

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.

BoD Daily Update

Update on Potential WWE/WWN Relationship

It has been reported that the WWE is indeed getting serious about making a deal with WWN. The word is that the WWE is looking to make a low six-figure investment in WWN to help them run more shows and sign more talents. The WWE would presumably have access to the talent they want without worrying about them already appearing on National TV or having signed away their licensing.

http://wrestlechat.net/backstage-news-on-potential-wwewwn-relationship-more-nxt-signings-expected-to-come-soon/

Dolph Ziggler Contract Update

Ziggler was reported to have received a new contract offer a few weeks ago but did not sign, opening up a lot of speculation. The belief is he will still re-sign.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

WWE High on Independent Talent

It has been reported that the WWE is very high on Rich Swann and will likely offer him a Developmental Deal in September. It was also reported that the WWE is expected to offer more Developmental Deals after SummerSlam as they want more talent to report to NXT in the Fall.

http://wrestlechat.net/backstage-news-on-potential-wwewwn-relationship-more-nxt-signings-expected-to-come-soon/

How Much is Talent Getting Paid to Work for GFW?

According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, he was told that most of the talent working for Jeff Jarrett are getting paid between $300-500, with a few of the legends getting more.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Highspots 40% Off Sale

The sale covers shoot interviews, DVD’s, t-shirts, posters and more. You can check it out by clicking on the link below. It ends 7/5 at midnight EST.

http://www.highspots.com/july-4.html

BoD Daily Update

Top Matches for WrestleMania 32 Already Planned?


It has been reported that Vince McMahon has already thought up the top six matches for WrestleMania 32. Details of those six matches are scarce but it had been reported that Sting vs. Undertaker was not one of those matches as Vince is negative on the match for some reason and that Daniel Bryan is not included either. Despite no knowledge of his opponent it has reported that the match planned for Cena is “almost a lock” to happen. Also, a HHH & Stephanie vs. Rock & Ronda Rousey match is planned but Dana White has to okay Rousey appearing on the show.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter






TNA Morale At An All-Time Low?


It was reported that the morale at TNA’s TV tapings this past week were at an all-time low. Talent was upset over being kept in the dark about Jeff Jarrett’s return and the production staff were upset over learning that after working a PPV and TV tapings in back-to-back days that they will not be paid for the previous set of TV tapings until 7/15 at the earliest. It was also reported that the company was more focused on trying to find out which member of the production staff talked to Brian Fritz from the “Sporting News” about being behind on pay than anything else.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter






TNA Star to Appear on the Global Force Wrestling TV Tapings


Bobby Roode will appear at the tapings on 7/24.

http://globalforcewrestling.com/bobby-roode-headed-to-gfws-first-ever-tv-tapings-in-las-vegas/






Highspots Releases Newest Installment in the Developmentally Speaking Series


Hosted by Brian Myers (Curt Hawkins), he welcomes former WWE Developmental workers Luke Gallows, Brad Attitude, and Mica (Camacho). Click on the link below to view the trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCW4cMfnSZo







BoD Daily Update

RAW Ratings

RAW drew 3.46 million viewers this past Monday, the second lowest non-holiday RAW rating since 1997. Here are the hourly breakdowns:

8pm: 3.36 million viewers
9pm: 3.48 million viewers
10pm: 3.54 million viewers

http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/96-wwe-news/43347-bad-news-for-raw-numbers-record-low-hit

Backstage Thoughts on Dean Ambrose vs. Kane Match

There was a lot of criticism backstage over the decision to have Dean Ambrose lose to Kane on the RAW after Money in the Bank

http://wrestlechat.net/paul-heyman-very-well-respected-among-wwe-officials-criticism-over-ambrose-losing-to-kane/

WWE Wrestler Working With Injury

Sin Cara is currently working through a shoulder injury.

http://wrestlechat.net/paul-heyman-very-well-respected-among-wwe-officials-criticism-over-ambrose-losing-to-kane/

Also, head on over to Place to be Nation for a few non-wrestling articles. You can check out the “Last Action Hero” article featuring the Top 25 Arnold Schwarzenegger characters and the NBA Free Agency and Draft Recap podcasts by clicking on the links below:

http://placetobenation.com/the-last-action-hero-the-top-25-characters-of-arnold-schwarzenegger/

http://placetobenation.com/nba-team-podcast-free-agency-frenzy-and-draft-recap-eastern-conference/

http://placetobenation.com/nba-team-podcast-free-agency-frenzy-and-draft-recap-western-conference/


BoD Daily Update

Dolph Ziggler Update


Despite reports that Ziggler has re-signed with the WWE, Ziggler himself stated on the “Chad Dukes Wrestling Show” that he has not signed a new deal with the company. He did note that he made a counter offer and is waiting to finalize a few things before signing a new deal while saying that he is also trying to get more stand-up comedy dates and hopefully movie and TV roles, which is tough to make time for while working full-time in the WWE.

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/0629/597786/dolph-ziggler-now-saying-he-has-not-signed-a-new-wwe-contract/

TNA/GFW Update


Right now there is a plan for a GFW invasion to take place on TNA television. Originally, TNA wanted to do it with Ring of Honor but that did not end up working out.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Radio






WWE.com Article on the 25 Greatest Stars of the New Millenium


http://www.wwe.com/inside/top-25-superstars-of-the-new-millennium

Also, make sure to head over to Place to be Nation to listen to Episode 38 of the Kevin Kelly Show Podcast with guest Todd Sinclair. You can give it a listen by clicking on the link below:

http://placetobenation.com/the-kevin-kelly-show-episode-38-todd-sinclair/

BoD Daily Update

WWE.com RAW Preview


http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2015-06-29/five-point-preview-27554898

Wrestler Re-Signs with the WWE


In an interview with the Boston Herald, Dolph Ziggler noted that he had re-signed with the company, noting that he felt he should end his career where it started.

http://www.bostonherald.com/inside_track/the_inside_track/2015/06/wwes_dolph_ziggler_is_a_stand_up_guy

Vince McMahon Upset with Finish of the WWE World Title Match at Money in the Bank?


It has been reported that Vince, along with other WWE officials, felt the end of the match in which Rollins powerbombed Ambrose multiple times outside was “reckless.” It had also been reported that McMahon wanted the match to end there but that HHH wanted to involve the belt and ladder in the finish.

http://wrestlechat.net/nxt-diva-call-ups-expected-to-happen-soon-wwe-officials-felt-rollinsambrose-finish-was-reckless/

Also, head on over to Place to be Nation so you can listen to the TNA Slammiversary Reaction Show and the TV recap of the previous episode of Impact. You can do so by clicking on the links below:

http://placetobenation.com/ptbn-reaction-show-tna-slammiversary-2015/

http://placetobenation.com/a-good-alternative-impact-wrestling-6-24-15/

BoD Daily Update

WWE Changes House Show Plans


The Seth Rollins vs. Roman Reigns matches that started this past weekend and suppose to run in July have been changed. Rollins will now wrestle Dean Ambrose in Street Fights as the main event while Reigns will be wrestling on the other house show tour.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter



Jeff Jarrett/TNA Update


According to PWInsider, Jarrett’s deal to return to TNA was to allow TNA talents the ability to work for Global Force Wrestling events. It was also reported that his appearance was kept quiet and that most wrestlers not even knowing he was there until five minutes before he walked out to the ring.

http://pwinsider.com/article/94653/updated-whats-up-with-jeff-jarrett-and-tna.html?p=1






TNA Worker Announces Departure From the Company


Low Ki announced via Twitter that he has decided to leave TNA

https://twitter.com/OneWorldWarrior

Also, make sure to vote in this week’s shoot interview poll if you havent already.

http://vote.pollcode.com/88615918

BoD Daily Update

WWE.com Smackdown Preview


http://www.wwe.com/shows/smackdown/2015-06-25/five-point-preview-27551756






Daniel Bryan Update


Bryan’s current injury problems are indeed due to a concussion he suffered in a match with Sheamus on the Smackdown after WrestleMania. At this point the issue is considered career-threatening.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter






Jeff Jarrett/TNA Update


Jarrett is going to be involved in TNA storylines beyond the Slammiversary show. The company presented Jarrett with an idea about five days ago. No word on the specifics involved beyond that.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Radio






Erick Rowan Update


Rowan suffered a torn bicep at a house show match against Cesaro on 6/19 in Saginaw, MI. He is expected to be out of action for a minimum of four months.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter






Also, head on over to Place to be Nation for their NBA Draft Coverage. Click on the links below to listen to the NBA Draft Preview Podcast with Andrew Riche and Adam Murray:

http://placetobenation.com/ptbns-nba-team-podcast-2015-draft-preview-part-i/

http://placetobenation.com/ptbns-nba-team-podcast-2015-draft-preview-part-ii/







BoD Daily Update

RAW Ratings


RAW viewership was down to 3.68 million viewers this week. Here are the hourly breakdowns:

8pm: 3.59 million
9pm: 3.61 million
10pm: 3.81 million

http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/96-wwe-news/43226-raw-ratings-drop-back-down






Austin Aries Update


Aries’ contract with TNA expires after the Slammiversary show on 6/28. No word on whether or not both sides have agreed on a new deal.

http://pwinsider.com/article/94615/tna-news-and-notes.html?p=1

RF Video Releases New Shoot Interview with Jim Cornette


This new concept, titled “A-Z,” is filmed in Cornette’s home has he shows us and describes all of his memorabilia. He is also asked about everyone he has worked with during the 1980’s. You can click on the link below to view the trailer, which is almost 18 minutes long.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4emzMN4v9T4

BoD Daily Update

Jamie Noble Update

Noble, who was taken out on a stretcher and rushed to the hospital after RAW last night, suffered three broken ribs after being driven into the barricade by Brock Lesnar

http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/96-wwe-news/43215-wwe-jamie-noble-injuredupdated



Backstage News From RAW

Both Vince McMahon and Kevin Dunn were absent from RAW last night as they were in Orlando getting ready for the premiere of “Tough Enough.” HHH was in charge of putting together the show last night.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Radio



WWE Wrestler Injured this Weekend

Erick Rowan suffered what was described as a “significant” arm injury either this past Friday or Saturday at a house show. No other details regarding his injury are available at this time.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Radio



Kayfabe Commentaries Releases Newest Installment in Their YouShoot Series

YouShoot with Rikishi has been released today. You can view the trailer by clicking on the link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ALT414YJrc

BoD Daily Update

WWE.com RAW Preview


http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2015-06-22/five-point-preview-27526140

Jack Swagger Update


Swagger, who has been used sparingly over the past several months, is being reported as having his morale get worse and considering leaving the WWE when his contract expires.

http://wrestlechat.net/report-another-former-world-heavyweight-champion-considering-wwe-departure/

WWE Wrestler Forms New Tag Team in NXT


Zack Ryder, who has been teaming with Mojo Rawley at NXT live events, will continue to team with Rawley going forward as they will be known as the Hype Bros.

http://wrestlechat.net/update-on-new-nxt-tag-team-more-on-wwes-video-game-youtube-channel/

WWE.com Power Rankings


http://www.wwe.com/inside/power-rankings/power-rankings-june-19-2015



Two Wrestlers Depart TNA


Gunner and Sam Shaw have apparently left the company per their Twitter Accounts

http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/100-tna/43137-gunner-departs-tna

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/0621/596467/another-tna-wrestler-apparently-finished-with-the-company/

BoD Daily Update

Dean Ambrose Update


The WWE reportedly wants to push Ambrose, who is receiving praise backstage, in a similar direction like Steve Austin was towards Vince McMahon in 1998. It was also reported that a top WWE star and producer a while back complained about Ambrose not having a direction and that a star also pitched the idea of Ambrose to act more like Austin to Vince himself.

http://wrestlechat.net/report-wwe-star-pitches-idea-for-dean-ambrose-to-be-more-like-steve-austin-huge-heel-turn-coming-soon-for-top-babyface/



WWE 4th of July Event in Japan Available Live and On Demand


The show, which will stream live at 5am EST, will also be available On Demand on the WWE Network immediately after it airs.

http://wrestlechat.net/big-news-on-wwe-networks-july-4th-special-from-japan/






EVOLVE Star Works Dark Match for NXT


Johnny Gargano worked a dark match at the NXT tapings, facing Uhaa Nation. EVOLVE also issued a statement on his match, which you can read by clicking on the link below.

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/0619/596409/evolve-issues-statement-on-johnny-gargano-working-last-night-wwe/

Former TNA Announcer Returning to Wrestling?


Don West, who was a former color commentator in TNA, had his photo sent out on Instagram by Jeff Jarrett and Global Force Wrestling teasing he was coming on board with the company.

http://pwinsider.com/article/94513/don-west-returning-to-wrestling.html?p=1

Also, make sure to vote in this week’s shoot interview poll, which you can do by clicking on the link below:

http://vote.pollcode.com/46564588

BoD Daily Update

TNA Attempted to Sign Former WWE Champion


Both Dixie Carter and John Gaburik met with Rey Mysterio last week, selling him on an idea that they could get his merchandise into stores and open doors to film and TV roles for him while they build around him as their Mexican superstar. They also reportedly told Mysterio he could work anywhere he wanted on his off days. At this time, it is expected that Mysterio will likely head to Lucha Underground.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter






Notes From Recent WWE Tryout Camp


According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the tag team of Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste got “strong” reports and one person told him that Drew Gulak was the star of the camp as he was great both in the ring and on promos.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter






Highspots Releasing Another Installment of Developmentally Speaking


Hosted by Brian Myers (Curt Hawkins), this installment features Luke Gallows, Mica (Camacho), and Brad Attitude. Click on the link below to view an excerpt of the shoot, which ships on July 1st.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HAJoa5QFaU

Also, click on the link below to view the eulogy that Cody Rhodes gave to his dad at his funeral. Cody posted the link himself on Twitter:

http://www.wrestlezone.com/news/589115-cody-rhodes-posts-eulogy-he-read-at-dusty-rhodes-funeral







BoD Daily Update

WWE RAW Ratings

RAW had 4.10 million viewers this past Monday, up 15% from last week. Here are the hourly breakdowns:

8pm: 4.10 million viewers
9pm: 4.25 million viewers
10pm: 4.00 million viewers

http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/96-wwe-news/43078-raw-ratings-up-this-week

Kevin Owens vs. Samoa Joe Tonight on NXT

http://www.wwe.com/videos/samoa-joe-goes-one-on-one-with-kevin-owens-tonight-on-wwe-nxt-27515325

TNA Announces King of the Mountain Match For Slammiversary

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/0616/596341/tna-announces-the-return-of-king-of-the-mountain-at-slammiversary/

BoD Daily Update

TNA Changes Slammiversary Main Event

Kurt Angle vs. EC3 will take place on the 7/1 edition of TNA Impact as there was no way could tape episodes that would air after the PPV without spoiling their plans. The company is working on a new main event that will not involve the TNA World Title.

http://pwinsider.com/article/94446/why-tna-changed-slammiversary-main-event-and-more-tna-news-and-notes.html?p=1

First Six Names For WWE 2K16 Announced


Here are the first six names announced for the game:

Seth Rollins
Daniel Bryan
Dean Ambrose
Bad News Barrett
Paige
Finn Balor

http://www.wwe.com/inside/2k/wwe-2k16/wwe-2k16-roster-first-six-superstars-divas-revealed-27514581



Former WWE Developmental Talent Joins New Season of Big Brother


Austin Matelson, the talent who wrote a letter regarding Bill DeMott that contributed to the firing of Bill DeMott, will be part of the new season, which begins on June 25th.

http://pwinsider.com/article/94444/former-wwe-developmental-talent-joins-new-season-of-cbs-big-brother.html?p=1

Also, head on over to Place to be Nation for the newest installment of the Kevin Kelly show podcast as they talk about Dusty Rhodes among other things. You can view that by clicking on the link below.

http://placetobenation.com/the-kevin-kelly-show-episode-37-a-tribute-to-the-american-dream/

BoD Daily Update

WWE.com RAW Preview

http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2015-06-15/five-point-preview-27499299

Battleground Match Announced

Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt will take place at the PPV on July 19th.

http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2015-06-15/five-point-preview-27499299

Tough Enough Announces the 13 Final Competitors

Below is the link that lists the final 13 competitors of the show, also including bios on the seven men and six women.

https://www.wwetoughenough.com/news/wwe-tough-enoughs-13-finalists-revealed