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WON Preview September 6, 2016: Kevin Owens wins WWE Universal Title, Joe Silva leaves UFC

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Wrestling Observer Newsletter

READ IT HERE: September 6, 2016 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: Kevin Owens wins WWE Universal Title, Joe Silva leaves UFC, tons more

The story of how the Kevin Owens title win is symbolic of huge changes in talent judgment, the unlikely story of Joe Silva and his rise to be one of the most important figures in MMA history, the life and times of Mr. Fuji, the story behind the WWE departure of Alberto Del Rio, the arrest of Bo Dallas, plus coverage of the last UFC show and TripleMania all headline the new issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

The lead story goes into the Universal title change, how it came about, what changes look to be being made, notes on the next two WWE PPV shows, as well as more background on the Daniel Bryan situation, his condition, contract and the Miz storyline.

Take a look at the background of Joe Silva, his retirement, why he's retiring, and his contributions to UFC and MMA history.

This issue goes through the career of Mr. Fuji, from his start in Hawaii, his early runs, his involvement in building one of the biggest matches of the 70s, his tag teams with Toru Tanaka and Masa Saito, his year as U.S. champion and his role in one of the most talked about mainstream pro wrestling stories during the Roy Shire era.  We also look at the biggest singles match of the career of Mr. Fuji--a match he wasn't even in.

Plus, examine his transition into managing and his famous ribs, as well as the most famous rib ever played on him.

There is also an update on Finn Balor after surgery, Dana White talks Vince McMahon and WWE, why viewers per home numbers for WWE are up, match scheduled and taken off the last PPV, Enzo & Cass background, WWE woman wrestler talks about returning, the story behind the Lesnar vs. Orton match, Orton update, most watched shows on WWE Network, new Dwayne Johnson movie, WWE in War Games and a third generation wrestler getting a tryout.

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Also in this issue:

  • Notes on the CMLL anniversary show
  • More questions regarding the Elite promotion
  • What happened to Brazo de Plata
  • Sorting out the Alvarado family
  • Update on Teddy Hart in Mexico
  • A look at this past week's Arena Mexico show
  • Rey Mysterio already returning to AAA and next major show
  • Where Fenix stands with AAA
  • Dragon Gate tag team tournament update
  • Notes from the big All Japan show of the week
  • Notes from the big NOAH show
  • A pro wrestling animated series featuring major stars gets a network prime time slot
  • Details of the new series and what stars will be involved
  • Updates on this month's biggest New Japan shows
  • Kenny Omega talks the entire pro wrestling world
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi talks U.S. fan base
  • Onita & Chavo Guerrero form a tag team
  • Onita and Chavo Guerrero back story
  • Upcoming tag team tournament
  • PWG Battle of Los Angeles notes
  • Highlights from all the Northeast Wrestling shows this past week
  • Update on gold medalist Helen Maroulis
  • Cody Rhodes talks leaving WWE
  • A very interesting indie show including some unique matches being planned
  • Notes on a new television series with a pro wrestling backdrop
  • ROH adding a trios title and more background on it
  • History of trios titles in the U.S.
  • Some teams involved in the tournament
  • Lots of notes on upcoming ROH matches including the next PPV card
  • Full notes on the annual ROH show at MCU Field in Brooklyn
  • Update on TNA hierarchy
  • Georges St-Pierre talks more about a return
  • Dana White on the Diaz vs. McGregor III situation
  • Lots of new UFC fights and updates on drug test failures
  • UFC signs a new submission ace
  • More on Bellator signing Rory MacDonald
  • Bobby Lashley's next fight
  • Notes from Friday's Bellator show
  • Biggest PPV draws ever

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