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Daily Update: Kevin Owens, Becky Lynch, Colby Covington

Kevin Owens responds to Austin accepting his invitation, Becky Lynch cuts a promo following her voice box injury, Colby Covington expresses interest in WWE run.

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Tuesday News Update

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WWE

  • After Steve Austin accepted Kevin Owens’ invitation to appear at WrestleMania, Kevin Owens responded on Twitter, writing: “Beautiful! Perfect! I’m looking forward to it, Steven.”
  • Becky Lynch cut a promo targeting Bianca Belair after missing Raw due to a voice box fracture suffered at a house show on Sunday.
  • Guests on The Bump this Wednesday include Rey Mysterio, Nikki Bella, and Doudrop.
  • Matches taped for this week’s Main Event include Veer Mahaan vs. a local competitor and The Street Profits vs. Shelton Benjamin and Cedric Alexander.
  • PWInsider reported that representatives for Vince McMahon and Oliver Luck are set to sit down for a settlement conference on March 15 in Bridgeport, Connecticut to try and end the multiple lawsuits between the two parties.
  • PWInsider also reported that Bron Breakker and Tommaso Ciampa are booked for WWE house shows this coming weekend.
  • Dana Brooke spoke to NBC 5 in Chicago about being WWE 24/7, mentioning names like Oprah Winfrey and Kanye West when asked who she would like to defend the title against.
  • WWE sent an email to those who purchased travel packages that included WrestleMania Axxess that there will be no Axxess event this year.
  • WWE applied to trademark their old scratch logo, listing it as “WW”.
  • Giant Bomb’s Quick Look at WWE 2K22.
  • Free matches added to WWE’s YouTube page today include John Cena vs. The Rock at WrestleMania 29 and The Miz vs. Bobby Lashley from the March 8, 2021 edition of Raw.

AEW

  • This week’s AEW Road To, focusing on Sammy Guevara vs. Scorpio Sky, Thunder Rosa vs. Leyla Hirsch, and fallout from AEW Revolution.
  • Swerve Strickland has filed for trademarks ‘Swerve Strickland’ and ‘Swerve.’
  • Abadon has also filed to trademark the term ‘Abadon’.
  • This week’s Sammy Guevara vlog.

Other Wrestling

  • On Instagram, Kurt Angle announced that his brother Eric, a former WWE developmental talent, has cancer in his left kidney and is looking for a kidney donor ASAP.
  • Chris Dickinson vs. Masha Slamovich has been added to GCW’s Paranoid event on April 9.
  • wXw announced that 4 wrestlers and staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, and suggests fans who went to their 16 Carat Gold event this past weekend to get tested.
  • In an interview with Sports Illustrated, UFC star Colby Covington expressed interest in going to WWE once his UFC career is finished. “I’d love to cross over and come into the WWE,” Covington said. “But I love being a UFC fighter. I love fighting; it’s my passion and what I was born and put on this earth to do. After my career with the UFC is done, WWE is something I’d love to dabble in.”
  • Jesse ‘The Body’ Ventura is headlining a 80’s wrestling convention on May 7th at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown, New Jersey. Partial proceeds for the event will go to Connor’s Cure. Other stars announced for the convention include Jake Roberts, Ted DiBiase, IRS, Greg Valentine, Brutus Beefcake, Bob Backlund, Tito Santana, Barry Windham, and more. Further details can be found here.
  • The Now (Hale Collins and Vik Dalishus) have been added to the NWA’s Crockett Cup tournament, and will face The Briscoes in round one.
  • Austin Aries vs. Colby Corino vs. Darius Lockheart vs. Homicide for the NWA Junior Heavyweight Championship has been added to the second night of the Crockett Cup on March 20.
  • Dragon Bane is heading to Pro Wrestling NOAH.