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Late news updates from Friday 12/18: Taven injury, weight issues, Tokyo-Dome, NXT

Matt Taven's knee injury is real; fighters miss weight

Some evening news notes:

*We don't have an update on Matt Taven past the injury to his right knee was legit.  Taven came off the middle rope to do a spike piledriver on Ray Rowe before the tag team title match on tonight's ROH show started. Taven started limping badly.  They only did a three minute match with War Machine winning the titles.  Bennett & Taven are no longer under contract to ROH and it is possible this was their last match with the promotion.

*Charles Oliveira failed to make weight and was fined 20 percent of his purse for his fight with Myles Jury.  He looked confused as to why he didn't make weight even though he was 4.5 pounds over. 

*Danny Castillo, who was two pounds over, came back about 20 minutes later and made weight. 

*C.B. Dollaway somehow lost 1.5 pounds just by taking off his underwear and he also made weight.

*Yoshitatsu was announced as part of the English language broadcast team for the 1/4 Tokyo Dome show.  He will be working with Kevin Kelly and Matt Striker filling in the holes needed to translate Japanese.  He's very excited for getting this shot.  This was a decision made some time back but New Japan just announced it tonight.

*Every NXT non-Florida house show in the month of January is sold out except for the 1/15 show in Green Bay, and that has a strong advance.

*There are tickets remaining for the 4/1 NXT show in Dallas before WrestleMania which is the next Takeover special.  They'll be available to the public at 10 a.m. Central time tomorrow.  They'll be gone very quickly so if you have interest in tickets I suggest logging in right away.