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SUN. UPDATE: More from UFC last night, Today's World Cup, Scott Hall, new faces on WWE road tour, Super Juniors, Dwayne Johnson

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We're looking for your thoughts on last night's UFC 187 and Wednesday night's NXT Takeover Unstoppable show, so you can leave a thumbs up, thumbs down or thumbs in the middle along with a best and worst match to">

 We're also looking for reports on these weekend shows:

*WWE last night in Worcester, MA

*WWE today in White Plains, NY (John Cena, Rusev, Dean Ambrose, Kane, Luke Harper, Neville)

*WWE today in Binghamton (Randy Orton, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Dolph Ziggler, Bray Wyatt, Sheamus). 

AAA LUCHA WORLD CUP IPPV AT starting at 6 p.m. Eastern time from Los Palacios de los Deportes in Mexico City 

Tournament first round matches

  • Alberto El Patron & Rey Mysterio Jr. & Myzteziz vs. Taiji Ishimori & Atsushi Kotoge & Yoshihiro Takayama
  • El Hijo del Fantasma (King Cuerno) & El Texano Jr. & Psycho Clown vs. ACH & Brian Cage & Moose
  • Blue Demon Jr. & Dr. Wagner Jr. & Solar vs. Masamnune & Kenzo Suzuki & Tiger Mask (Koji Kanemoto)
  • Angelico & Drew Galloway & Mesias (Mil Muertes) vs. Ken Anderson & Matt Hardy & Johnny  Mundo 

- Raw is Monday night at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY.  The cast of Entourage will be guest stars on the show. Smackdown and Main Event will be taped on Tuesday night in Wilkes-Barre, PA.


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We also look at the next group of wrestlers getting WWE tryouts, what group in WWE is history, what person from another sport was a guest trainer last week, and a former MMA fighter signs with WWE.  We've also got business notes for all the weekend WWE shows and highlights of the events.

We've also got full coverage of UFC's morning show from The Philippines, including the retirement of Mark Munoz, Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Edgar and business notes from the show.

We also have a story on the death of former UFC fighter Corey Hill, as well as one of the worst injuries in UFC history, why people thought he had championship potential and what happened.

We've also got notes on AAA's big show of he weekend, Verano de Escandalo, with many of the stars of Lucha Underground, as well as Rey Mysterio Jr.

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Also in this week's issue:

--One of biggest stars in Mexico under a police investigation and has been pulled from bookings

--Full details on how this went down

--Octagon first Arena Mexico appearance

--Big tournament coming up

--New Japan star headed to CMLL

--Huge head-to-head battle on Sunday with loaded shows a few miles from each other

--Lineup for the AAA World Cup tournament

--Notes on this week's iPPV of World Cup

--King of Gate tournament coming up to this finals this week

--One of the greatest pro wrestling stars of the 70s returns to Japan at the end of the month

--A look at all the New Japan Super Juniors shows of the week and complete New Japan World lineup of multiple shows

--Update on health of one of 80s biggest names

--More details on Global Force Wrestling including lineups for the first four shows

--Who are newcomers that they have added

--Who was pulled from the promotion

--An update on Scott Hall

--Update on Bill Goldberg and his appearance on a pro wrestling event

--Huge fund raiser to commemorate regional wrestling from the 70s with tons of area stars involved

--Notes on ROH Final Battle

--More on ROH signing of Moose

--Who else had made a play for him

--Main events for the next few ROH shows

--A look at ROH television over the next month

--Why this week's first-run Impact show didn't air in the U.S.

--A look at the Impact schedule and more on the time slot change

--TNA's U.K. tour notes

--More on Billy Corgan in TNA

--Dixie Carter talks to Steve Austin, fact vs. fiction

--TNA loses anther time slot

--A look at this coming week's UFC show

--Lots of UFC card changes and why

--UFC debuts in South Korea in the fall

--Who are the biggest stars from there

--Will UFC's books be made public due to lawsuit

--UFC expected to sign WSOF champion

--A look at all the activities in July in conjunction with UFC in Las Vegas and Fight Week

--Lots of new UFC fights

--A look at Bellator's last show and next show

--Former Pride star put in jail

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--Besides the coverage of last night's UFC, I talked a lot about the TNA/Destination America story on the show with Bryan last night.  There's a lot in there about TNA and its reactions.  TNA hurt itself badly the last few weeks on how it handled the situation.   

--Pretty amazing UFC main card last night.  The undercard was nothing special but Travis Browne vs. Andrei Arlovski was a potential match of the year.  A lot of talk it was the best main card of a PPV since UFC 139 in San Jose, which was more than three years ago.

--UFC 187 was the single most searched item yesterday on the Internet in the U.S. at more than 200,000.  But a show of that caliber would be expected to do considerably more than that.

--We got a lot of sports bar reports and they were at a very strong level.  I don't think sports bar attendance would be impacted much by being three weeks after Mayweather-Pacquiao.  PPV may be.  That was a topic of conversation last night.

--UFC 189 has supposedly already broken the UFC's all-time U.S. live gate record.  Dana White said they'd be opening up closed-circuit locations in Las Vegas for the overflow, figuring a ton of people are coming in from the UK, Ireland and Brazil for the fight.

--Ryan Bader had a big confrontation with Daniel Cormier at the press conference last night, and showed some fire.  Cormier is always the main with the mic.  

--Big Show was back on the road last night at the WWE show in Utica, as was Brad Maddox and Layla.  All three were on the Orton tour, in Utica last night and Binghamton today.

--Scott Hall was pulled from the GFW shows that he was booked for due to the TMZ coverage of the incident where he was allegedly drinking.  The decision was made when the story made the news.  There are reports gong around from people who thought he was pulled due to WWE, and that's not the case. 

--There will be a preview of the Daniel Bryan new video on the WWE Network tomorrow night after Raw.

--There is a claim that Dwayne Johnson broke a Guinness World Record for most selfies (105) taken in a three minute period.

--The Best of the Super Juniors matches tomorrow (late night tonight) in Niigata are:

  • Jushin Liger vs. Kyle O'Reilly
  • Tiger Mask vs. Bobby Fish
  • Mascara Dorada vs. David Finlay III
  • Baretta vs. Chase Owens

--For Tuesday in Yamagata

  • Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Baretta
  • Rocky Romero vs. Nick Jackson
  • Kushida vs. David Finlay III
  • Gedo vs. Barbaro Cavernario

--For Wednesday in Aomori

  • Jushin Liger vs. Chase Owens
  • Tiger Mask vs. Mascara Dorada
  • Alex Shelley vs. Bobby Fish
  • Yohei Komatsu vs. Kyle O'Reilly 

--Both the ROH shows from Philadelphia with the New Japan talent are available on VOD for $19.99, night 1 and night 2.

--A story on Trish Stratus and her wrestling career.

--A story on Owen Hart.

--NPR did a story on Lucha Underground and Mexican wrestling in Los Angeles.

--The Ultimate (Bryce) Harper

--Fan reaction to Samoa Joe in NXT

--Samoa Joe interview.

--Honky Tonk Man interview.

--Ric Flair on WWE being afraid to put him on live TV (thanks to Johnny Kramer)

--Story in the New York Times Magazine on Dwayne Johnson.

--Kevin Eck relives how the Daniel Bryan/ AJ Lee storyline happened.


  • 1969 - Waldo Von Erich & The Spoiler beat Tex McKenzie & Billy White Wolf (Sheik Adnan Al-Kaissie) in Sydney to win the IWA tag titles
  • 1984 - Ric Flair beat Kerry Von Erich in Yokosuka to win the NWA world title
  • 1988 - Johnny Saint beat Mike Jordan in Wolverhampton to win the world lightweight title
  • 1992 - Atsushi Onita beat Leon Spinks in Tokyo to win the WWA martial arts title and Tarzan Goto & Gregori Veritchev (Olympic judoka) beat Sabu & Horace Boulder to win the tag titles
  • 1993 - Ultimo Dragon beat El Samurai in Osaka to win the UWA middleweight title
  • 1996 - Akira Taue beat Mitsuharu Misawa in Sapporo to win the Triple Crown
  • 1997 - Minoru Tanaka beat Shoichi Funaki in Nagoya to win he UWA middleweight title

--Today is the 42nd anniversary of the night Harley Race beat Dory Funk Jr. in Kansas City to win the NWA title, which Funk held for four years.  I remember as a kid how huge of a story that was at the time.

--Shinya Aoki retained the One lightweight title beating Koji Ando via unanimous decision in Kallang, Singapore on Friday.  The other title fight saw Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichok beat Roy Doliguez to win the strawweight title, which is the men's 115 pound division.

--There was a fight with Angela Lee vs. Aya Sabier on that show that Lee won via submission in one minute.  I'm told she has a good look and cut a great promo (thanks to Paul Fontaine)

--A show called Ladies Night takes place on 6/19 in Glen Burnie, MD at Michael's Eighth Avenue with Melina Perez, Mickie James, Tessa Blanchard, Renee Michelle, Amber Rodriguez, Lisa Marie Varon, Kimber Lee and Mick Foley.   

--Jessica Havok and Santana Garrett were extras backstage at the NXT tapings on Wednesday and Thursday night. 

--Aaron Solo sent in a Tough Enough video, saying he was more than just Bayley's boyfriend.  

--All of the Busca de un Idolo tournament marches will stream like at  The first day of the tournament is Tuesday night.

--RF Video has a 25% off sale for Memorial Day.

--The WWE's Samoa Joe T-shirts are all sold out.

--To clarify something from last week's TNA show.  The second Austin Aries & Bobby Roode vs. Eddie Edwards & Davey Richards match of the seres will be airing this Friday.  It didn't air this past Friday on the show that wasn't seen in the U.S.  On the international version, they were pushing that match, which I was told was great, for "next week's show." (thanks to John Pollock)

--TMZ reported a funny story where Roman Reigns, R-Truth and Jimmy Uso attended a wedding last night.  This was after last night's house show in Utica.  The three were at the bar and heard that there was a wedding reception.  They went to check it out an found out that the couple were both wrestling fans and asked them to stay.  The funny thing is, the couple were such fans they sent an e-mail to WWE, knowing talent was in the area, if they could have some wrestlers attend.  The e-mail was never answered and the guys had no clue the new wife, Beth Samuels, had sent the letter.

--CWF from last night in St. Catherines, ONT at the Haig Bowl Arena on 6/6 including Yusuke Kodama from Wrestle-1, Brian Christopher, Scotty 2 Hotty, Paul London, Rene Dupree, Cody Deaner, plus a ladder match.

--Masters of Wrestling did a women's wrestling tribute in Wilmington, NC last night.  Among those attending were Trish Stratus, Lita, Lisa Marie Varon, Terri Runnels, Lisa Moretti (Ivory), Missy Hyatt and Litttle Egypt.  Results from the show:  Le'D Tapa b Candy Cartwright, Kacee Carlisle b Devyn Nicole, Roni Niclle b Aramanda Rodriguez, Santana Garrett b Nikki Adams, Kacee Carlisle b Le'D Tapa, Santana Garrett b Roni Nicole, Santana Garrett b Roni Nichole to win tournament.  Lisa Moretti presented the trophy to Garrett. Here's some pictures.

--The Winter Palace podcast debuted  a discussion onthe recent Chikara UK tour, recent comics and --Tfilms. There will be lots of wrestling content, especially lucha, in upcoming episodes. 

--Florida J Cup tournament on 5/30 at the Team Vision Dojo in Orlando.

--Southern Illinois Championship Wrestling on 6/20 in East Carondelet, IL at the Community Center.