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F4W NEWSLETTER: Figure Four Weekly: All In celebrates past, present, and future

Amid all of the speculation about what the show means for the industry and what's next for those who put it together, All In was a celebration of the past, present, and future of professional wrestling. Taken as a whole, All In was a show-of-the-year candidate. It was important that the card delivered, but nothing could have taken away from the accomplishment of it even happening. 


WON NEWSLETTER: September 10, 2018 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: All In reviewed, HBK to return, more

The story of All In is the focus of this week's issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Take the most detailed look at the business and ramifications of what is one of the most unique major events in pro wrestling history.

Examine the business of the show, the realities of the popularity level, the lessons of the show, the behind the scenes story of the NWA title promotion, wrestling vs. sports entertainment, the timing issues, the last famous show with a similar timing issue, the controversy regarding the Joey Ryan angle, and the story behind Chris Jericho being there.

Look at the Shawn Michaels-Undertaker segment, where things stand today about going forward, famous retirement stips and the angle on Raw leading to everything, as well as more on the show in Australia coming up next month.

Find out about Daniel Bryan's WWE status, update Dave Bautista and his thoughts on wrestling again, notes on a taped December Raw show, Kevin Owens quitting, Evolution PPV business notes, Toni Storm update, new WWE signee proposes to girlfriend on stage right before coming to Orlando, NXT major star to Evolve, and Big Cass talks what got him fired.

Read notes on NOAH's big show at Sumo Hall featuring Hideo Itami's return to the promotion against Naomichi Marufuji.


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WEDNESDAY NEWS UPDATE

WWE

  • Renee Young interviewed Zelina Vega after Vega’s appearance on SmackDown last night. Vega reflected on performing on SmackDown on the 17th anniversary of her father passing away in the 9/11 terror attacks and spoke about the interactions she had with Triple H and Vince McMahon yesterday. Triple H told her that he’s proud of her and knows her father is proud of her. Before she and Andrade “Cien” Almas made their entrance, Vince gave her a hug and she told him how honored she was to be there.
  • Young’s WWE audition tape is being added to the WWE Network’s hidden gems section this week. Beth Phoenix vs. ODB vs. Katie Lea (OVW, 2006) and Kaitlyn vs. Rosa Mendes (FCW, 2011) are also being uploaded.
  • Former American Ninja Warrior competitor Kacy Catanzaro spoke to ESPN.com and the Sporting News ahead of her televised in-ring debut airing on tonight’s Mae Young Classic episode. Ashley Rayne vs. Mercedes Martinez, Catanzaro vs. Reina Gonzalez, Deonna Purrazzo vs. Priscilla Kelly, and Aerial Monroe vs. Zeuxis are the matches for this week’s show.
  • Ricochet, Johnny Gargano, and Candice LeRae visited the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh last week.
  • After their segment on Raw, Mick Foley tweeted that he thinks Elias is a future WWE Champion.
  • Ember Moon did an interview with Guide Live to promote next Monday’s Raw in Dallas, Texas.
  • The Undertaker and Shane McMahon’s Hell in a Cell match from WrestleMania 32 has been added to WWE’s YouTube channel.
  • Former WWE wrestler Eva Marie and her husband Jonathan Coyle are launching a podcast on PodcastOne. They’ll have a rotating guest list that will include “celebrities, influencers, and activists.”

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