SAT. UPDATE: Lineups for tonight's shows, Schwarzenegger, Anderson to ROH, Another Mania weekend main event, Fastest knockout, WWE action figures Cena & Cesaro, New Japan stars to UK, Rousey plays pro wrestler againl

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        We're looking for reports on tonight's New Japan Cup finals from Amagasaki, so you can leave a thumbs up, thumbs down or thumbs in the middle along with a best and worst match to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
        Yes, I'm shaking my head about the New Japan show as well.  Also looking for your thoughts on today's show from Nagoya.
        We're also looking for reports on today's WWE Team Cena at the Nassau Coliseum (John Cena, Randy Orton, Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio, Rhodes Brothers) and Team Bryan in Atlantis City (Daniel Bryan, Kane, Christian, The Shield, The Wyatt Family and tonight's ROH show in Dayton at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds (A.J. Styles vs. Chris Hero, Mark & Jay Briscoe vs. Adam Cole & Michael Bennett, Tommaso Ciampa vs. Matt Taven for TV title, Kevin Steen vs. Bobby Fish, Michael Elgin vs. Cedric Alexander, Kyle O'Reilly vs. Silas Young vs. RD Evans vs. Romantic Touch).
        NCAA finals at 8 p.m. Eastern on ESPN from Oklahoma City
125 - Jesse Delgado (Illinois) vs. Nahshon Garrett (Cornell)
133 - Tony Ramos (Iowa) vs. Tyler Graff (Wisconsin)
141 - Logan Steiber (Ohio State) vs. Devin Carter (Virginia Tech)
149 - Jason Tsitsis (Northwestern) vs. Josh Kindig (Oklahoma State)
157 - Dylan Ness (Minnesota) vs. Alex Dieringer (Oklahoma State)
165 - David Taylor (Penn State) vs. Tyler Caldwel (Oklahoma State)
174 - Andrew Howe (Oklahoma) vs. Chris Perry (Oklahoma State)
184 - Ed Ruth (Penn State) vs. Jimmy Sheptock (Maryland)
197 - Nick Heflin (Ohio State) vs. J'Den Cox (Missouri)
285 - Tony Nelson (Minnesota) vs. Nick Gwlazdowski (North Carolina State)
        New Japan Cup semifinals and finals tonight from Amagasaki at
Sho Tanaka & Captain New Japan vs. Bushi & Kushida
Tiger Mask & Jushin Liger & Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Taichi & Taka Michinoku & Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Archer
Kazushi Sakuraba & Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata vs. Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka & Jado
Shelton Benjamin vs. Bad Luck Fale in New Japan Cup semifinals
Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Minoru Suzuki in New Japan Cup semifinals
Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata vs. Yujiro Takahashi & Yoshi-Hashi
Ryusuke Taguchi & Tomoaki Honma & Togi Makabe & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Prince Devitt & Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows & Tama Tonga
Tetsuya Naito & Kota Ibushi & Desperado vs. Kazuchika Okada & Tomohiro Ishii & Gedo
New Japan Cup finals  
        Sunday has WWE Team Cena in Trenton, NJ (John Cena, Randy Orton, Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio, Rhodes Brothers) and Team Bryan in Binghamton, NY (Daniel Bryan, Kane, Christian, The Shield, The Wyatts).
        UFC this week experiments with a Sunday show from Natal, Brazil
Fight Pass at 4 p.m. Eastern
Naod Lahat (145) vs. Godofredy Pepey (145)
Francimar Barroso (204) vs. Hans Stringer (204)
FS 1 at 5 p.m. Eastern
Thiago Pepetuo (170) vs. Kenny Robertson (171)
Jussier Formiga (125) vs.  Scott Jorgensen (125)
Ronny Markes (190) vs. Thiago Santos (183) - Markes missed weight by four pounds, so he'll be fined 20 percent of his purse 
Diego Brandao (144) vs,. Will Chope (146)
Rony Jason (145) vs. Steven Siler (146)
Michel Prazeres (155) vs. Mairbek Taisumov (155)
Fabio Maldonado (203) vs,. Gian Villante (204)
Norman Parke (156) vs. Leonardo Santos (155)
C.B. Dollaway (184) vs. Cezar Ferreira (185)
Dan Henderson (202) vs. Mauricio Shogun Rua (205)
        Raw will be Monday night from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, with all the regulars plus both The Undertaker and Brock Lesnar scheduled on the show.
        Smackdown and Main Event are taped Tuesday in Boston with John Cena back on Smackdown, as is Batista and HHH.
        We've got a jam packed issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter this week, with the changes in the WrestleMania card, almost a finalized card including two new matches, one of which has not been announced officially, and what went down and why for the minor changes over the past week.  We look at the Battle Royal, and changing angles.
        We've got full coverage of UFC 171, including some records set, business notes on the show, a look back at the previous Johny Hendricks vs. Tyron Woodley match, the difference in Hendricks from the GSP fight, the judging of the fight with Robbie Lawler and looking at each round, and looking at the various contenders including polls on who people thought won the close fights, and who they want to see get the next title shot.  We've also got match-by-match coverage of the show.
        We've got lots of updates on WWE TV talks and rumors including a new station thought to be in the game and how to make economic sense of  the bid, John Cena may be in a major non-WWE movie, lots of notes on international TV deals, Daniel Bryan wedding and booking, future of WWE on traditional PPV, how much top WWE executives including Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon and HHH have earned, including HHH's total wrestling income from the past few years and how it's broken down, how much value in stock do the WWE bigwigs have and more.
        We've got notes behind the WWE animated series, what stars are on what pre-Mania TV shows, the Chael Sonnen prank on the McMahons, Sonnen when he trained for pro wrestling, Lesnar vs. Undertaker on PPV, update on Sting and WWE, thoughts on Carlos Colon and Mr. T in the WWE Hall of Fame, how Mr. T became famous and his importance to the WWE today, Study on WWE female portrayals, WWE workout videos, WWE gets awards and a look at the next several weeks of NXT.
        We also have a look at the Total Divas! show, as well as notes on all the weekend WWE house shows, with highlights and business.
        We also have a look at Georges St-Pierre talking PED testing, what he claims he said to Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta, what he is looking for to come back, and his thoughts on fighting Anderson Silva.
        We also look at AAA's first major show of the year, the Rey de Reyes show, the no-shows and the coverage.
        We also have notes on the first round of the New Japan Cup, with match-by-match coverage and star ratings as well as poll results.
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        We also have a look at the ratings of all the major television shows over the past week, how the segments individually did on Raw and Impact, and results from all the major arena events.
Also in this week's issue:
--A look at CMLL's first major show of 2014
--Bobby Bonales Cup
--A major legends show
--Update on AAA coming to U.S. television in 2014
--Two title changes in Dragon Gate
--TNA title up for grabs in Japan this week
--A look at the 2014 Champion Carnival tournament
--New Japan business update, how they are doing compared to last year, goals, iPPV, and where WWE is ahead of New Japan in ways they can't seem to catch up
--What major U.S. star is likely to be a New Japan regular very shortly
--Notes on the 2014 Best of the Super Junior tournament
--A Japanese wrestling news story that got a ton of national publicity
--Rikidozan's grandson continues in pro wrestling
--Notes on a unique show next month where a Hall of Fame pro wrestler faces a debuting sumo star, and a former K-1 fighter also debuts as a pro wrestler.
--Tons of news from WrestleMania weekend.  A look at all the non-WWE events scheduled with lineups
--A look at the career of Lorenzo Parente
--A must-see match of Parente that is on YouTube
--A look at the 16 Carat Gold tournament this past week
--First time ever battle of brothers tag team
--What to watch for in NCAA wrestling tournament
--More on New Japan wrestlers coming to ROH
--What star would like to come and why it's unlikely
--This coming week's ROH show notes
--ROH starting a new concept
--News on Jeff Jarrett's new promotion
--Why so many in TNA are talking about it
--What won't be happening
--Unique ideas
--Update on Kurt Angle
--Why TNA is looking at taping in New York
--Notes on the next TNA PPV
--TNA wrestler called sexiest woman in the world
--Other women wrestlers on list
--A look at the next month of TNA television and where everything is going
--Update on the UFC PPV business
--UFC international TV notes and one show doing great, another not as good
--More on Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva
--Notes on new shows
--Ronda Rousey latest legal action
--MMA announcer has health scare
--Notes on Rousey's next potential opponents
--What potential opponent has at least temporarily fallen out
--Rousey and C.M. Punk notes
--Rousey and WrestleMania notes
--More on the Thiago Silva arrest
--New UFC fights
--Crazy request of a fighter in public
--Bellator PPV gets major competition
--A look at last week's Bellator show and next week's show
--Boxing PPV update
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--Arnold Schwarzenegger is scheduled to appear Monday on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.  They tape at 5 p.m.  So he's not getting to Raw that early. (thanks to Jon Southerland)
--On the UFC weigh-ins today, Chael Sonnen compared Diego Brandao to Brian Pillman.  The reference is that Brandao was a loose cannon.  They were loose cannons in very different ways.
--If anyone has an explanation for New Japan Cup booking, I would love to hear it.  I guess I should ask.
--Karl Anderson has been added to the ROH shows on 5/10 in Toronto and 5/17 in New York.  A few tickets are back up for 5/17, but not many.  Announced for 5/17 in New York will be Kazuchika Okada facing the winner of a Michael Elgin vs. Kevin Steen match that takes place on 4/5 in New Orleans.   
--Shimmer announced its main event for WrestleMania weekend with a show on 4/5, Saturday at 3 p.m. at Tulane University's McAlister Auditorium with Cheerleader Melissa vs. Lufisto in a 2/3 fall match with a 90 minute time limit.  The two got the Shimmer match of the year award in 2008.
1981 - Paul Jones & Masked Superstar beat Ray Stevens & Ivan Koloff to win the NWA tag title in Greensboro
1993 - Brian Christopher & Scotty Flamingo (Raven) beat The Moondogs, Spot & Splat to win the USWA tag titles in Memphis
1997 - Jerry Lawler beat Tank to win the USWA title and The Truth Commission beat Flash Flanagan & Billy Joe Travis to win the tag titles in Memphis
--For those who liked the Blackman's Bounty Hunter clip, this is a trailer for a proposed TV show on a wrestler turned bounty hunter that almost got on the air, but you know how the TV business goes  
--A really sad story about former pro wrestling referee William "Rocky" Rockwell at  Hopefully this article allows them to cut through the red tape.
--Mattel is releasing a new line of WrestleMania exclusive figures featuring many of the top WWE stars, and they are also releasing Slam City action figures.
--John Cena is on the cover of the current Muscle & Fitness with a story on him training with Cesaro.  The two are often training partners because they are both strong and have similar mentalities on lifting (very heavy doing a lot of Olympic style movements and power movements) at
--Superstars of Wrestling UK on 3/29 at the GL1 Gloucester Leisure Centre in Bruton Way, Gloucester, England has Satoshi Kojima, Prince Devitt, Jushin Liger and Davey Boy Smith Jr.  They also have Hiroshi Tanahashi, A.J. Styles and Kenny Omega coming for the following show.  (thanks to Patrick Gronemann) 
--As it turned out, none of the CMLL Dos Leyendas show aired last night.  This is the first Friday since September that at least the undercard didn't air live.
--A twitter link to announcer Mike Fratello talking about Ric Flair since the Brooklyn Nets are headed to Charlotte at

--Mick Foley has a a show tomorrow night at Foxwood Casinos in Mashantucket, CT at 7 p.m. tomorrow.
--More Rousey and her friends play pro wrestler in the gym at
--The movie Pro Wrestlers vs. Zombies is screening this weekend in Cincinnati.
--Lion fight 15 featuring Tiffany Van Soest, Kevin Ross ad Cosmo Alexandre vs Mark Holst will be 5/23 at Foxwood Resorts Casino in Mashantucket, CT, and live on AXS. 
--AAW from last night in Berwyn, IL:  Christian Faith over Ty Colten, Davey Vega and CJ Esparza, Heidi Lovelace b Selezyia Sparks, Louis Lyndon & Juntai Miller & Marion Fontaine b Matt Cage & Cameron Skyy & Austin Mannix, Justice Jones b Sea-Man, Marek Brave NC Knight Wagner, Silas Young b Alex Shelley, Boz b Marcus Crane in a street fight, Michael Elgin & Ethan Page b Irish Airborne, Kyle O'Reilly b Arik Cannon, Colt Cabana & Jimmy Jacobs b Eddie Kingston & Shane Hollister (thanks to Chris GST)
--Seiya Sanada retained the TNA X division title over Seiki Yoshioka earlier today at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on the Wrestle-1 show.
--CWE from last night in Winnipeg:  Billy Blaze b Tyler Colton, Kevin Cannon & Bobby Coliins b Brian Rich & Scottie Rapper, Moses Luke b Adam Race, Rob Stardom b Tyler James, Matt Fairlane & Kory Kinkade b Cliff Corleone & Mike Mission-DQ, Danny Duggan b Stefan Epic, Anderson Tyson Moore b Dick Blood, Nate Hardy b Blake Broadway.  Next show is 4/6 at Club Street B with a live show from 4-6 p.m. followed by WrestleMania on the big screens, both for the same price.
--The Fight Network in Canada has Cage Warriors from Copenhagen, Denmark up now followed by Enfusion Live from Dublin, Ireland.    
Excellent 12,7%
Good 31.7%
Average 30.2%
Fair 7.9%
Poor 17.5%
        50.0% of those responding didn't see the show
Excellent 10.2%
Good 11.4%
Average 11.4%
Fair 10.2%
Poor 56.8%
        41.3% of those responding didn't see the show
NCAA tournament 38.1%
Smackdown 33.5%
Bellator 24.5%
New Japan 17.6%
        4.5% were planning on watching CMLL.
NCAA tournament 41.4%
New Japan Cup 27.0%
        36.0% are watching nether.  4.5% said they were going to watch both.

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