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WON Preview September 12, 2016: CM Punk making UFC debut, PWG Battle of Los Angeles review, more

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Wrestling Observer Newsletter

READ IT HERE: September 12, 2016 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: CM Punk making UFC debut, PWG Battle of Los Angeles review, more

The journey of C.M. Punk to the UFC cage is the lead story in the new issue of the Wrestling Observer, which also includes coverage of the longest-lasting tradition in pro wrestling history, the 83rd CMLL anniversary show, PWG Battle of Los Angeles, updates on Alberto Del Rio and Paige in WWE and rating wrestling matches.

Take a look back at Punk leaving WWE, comparable situations with people starting on the big fighting stage from pro wrestling or other sports, why Punk got in, why it's been a disappointment, can he draw, can he fight and much more.

Also look at Punk's claim against WWE, the status of Alberto Del Rio and Paige in WWE, thoughts on the controversy that involves both, what WWE suspensions don't cover, upcoming PPV matches for the next two shows, Raven suing WWE, next WWE Takeover special, cruiserweight classic, cruiserweight division on Raw, WWE scouting, the 1997 Survivor Series, Mick Foley, Sasha Banks promo, ESPN reporter forced to apologize over tweet involving wrestling, new WWE Network matches, athletic ability of WWE trainees, WWE market value and most watched shows on WWE Network.

The biggest story of the past week is the split between CMLL and Elite right at the time of the Anniversary show. Look at what it means for both groups, what it means for talent, and why the two groups are about to get into a nasty war.  We also look at CMLL having another big show this month, and full coverage of the anniversary show.

There is also full coverage of the Battle of Los Angeles tournament, match-by-match, star ratings, five star match note, and coverage of the UFC show from Germany with Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett, with full event coverage.

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Also in this issue:

  • Another promotion getting a U.S. national TV outlet
  • AAA stipulation match being talked about
  • AAA loses another star
  • Update on the Dragon Gate tag team tournament
  • All Japan singles tournament notes
  • Tokyo Dome 2017 planned main event
  • Kenny Omega talks future
  • Biggest New Japan show before the Tokyo Dome
  • Ticket sales for New Japan upcoming shows
  • WWE contracted performer works for Japanese group this week
  • Former TNA stars in Japan
  • A sick match from Japan
  • Future plans of Cody Rhodes
  • Can he use the name Cody Rhodes?
  • Big iPPV from England in a few weeks
  • Another promotion does a streaming video service
  • Scott Hall falls off wagon but admits it
  • Full rundown of CHIKARA King of Trios tournament
  • Big legends show coming up
  • 2012 Olympian starts pro wrestling
  • Notes on to indie shows over the past week
  • Notes on big Evolve weekend
  • Former UFC fighter debuting for Evolve
  • Controversy over a show coming up
  • Wrestlers running for public office
  • Lucha Underground house show talk
  • ROH bringing in stars from Mexico and Japan
  • Television sale deal in India that could affect TNA
  • Notes on TNA creative
  • UFC 202 numbers
  • Update on Georges St-Pierre and UFC
  • Who St-Pierre wants to face
  • What GSP would be worth to UFC right now
  • Aldo talks who he wants to face if it isn't McGregor
  • UFC Canadian numbers
  • Luke Rockhold talks modeling
  • First match announced for Madison Square Garden's UFC debut
  • Bellator announces international show
  • Top WSOF stars finally to meet

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