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WON Preview (June 11, 2018): CM Punk and Colt Cabana win lawsuit, more

June 11, 2018 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: CM Punk and Colt Cabana win lawsuit, more

The most in-depth look at the Dr. Christopher Amann vs. C.M. Punk and Colt Cabana trial is the lead story in the new issue of the Observer.

Look at the background of the case, the real reasons it happened, key moments that tipped the jury in the direction, testimony that came out that made WWE look bad and the lack of reaction to it.

Find out the effect on Punk's fight preparation, Punk's feelings on the timing, the moral victory aspect, the goal, and why it went to trial. Look at the major mistakes made by Amann's attorney, and holes in WWE medical practices that are likely to be closed that current talent may not like.

This issue goes into detail on Punk's last pro wrestling match, the 2014 Royal Rumble, what was planned what went wrong, how it went wrong, and how everyone reacted.

Look at the Dominion show, the card, the build, the storylines, who should win and how the decisions should take place, as well as looking at the Hiromu Takahashi vs. Taiji Ishimori match, Chris Jericho's return to WWE, and full details of the last two nights of the Best of the Super Juniors tournament.

Find out about UFC weigh-ins after Dana White wants them moved back to the afternoon, with a look at the direct statistics saying what has changed over the past two years and comments from White about why he thinks it's not working.

Look at the Shawn Michaels comeback talks, a rundown of Money in the Bank, value of WWE stock and why it rose this past week, Cena storyline, WWE pushing for an Emmy nomination, and new wrestlers that are signed and others who are getting tryouts. Read about Undertaker's MSG return, the firing of a Vice President, Lio Rush's main roster debut, most watched shows of the past week on the WWE Network.

Read about the big surprises that have taken place in Mexico with L.A. Park headlining in CMLL and AAA at the same time, plus Konnan's work in AAA as the new booker.

This issue also has a story on the tragic murder/suicide of the Williams family from this past week and the career of Chuck "Rockin Rebel" Williams including probably the most famous story told about him.

As always, there is the weekly coverage of all the ratings of the major shows, detailed notes on who is watching all the WWE shows, results from the major league events held around the world, and the major TV show rundowns, and the results of all the major pro wrestling events around the world over the past week. 

Also in this issue:

  • Notes from L.A. Park's second match back at Arena Mexico
  • Next week's major show
  • Takayama benefit show that Minoru Suzuki is doing
  • Stardom changes based on people leaving
  • Kenta Kobashi's next show as a promoter
  • All of the major changes going in in the U.K. based on who is allowed to go where
  • We look at the WWE vs. ITV battle for talent
  • We have more on ITV's current plans
  • We look at talk of All In 2
  • We have more on the first All In
  • Update on Being the Elite storylines
  • Omega-Okada story on BTE
  • New PPV matches for ROH
  • A look at this past week's long TV tapings
  • Upcoming ROH shows
  • Two major stars get married
  • Impact dropping a title
  • Updates on the next Impact PPV show
  • Almost a complete card for the show
  • Don Callis teasing something with ROH
  • A look at what was taped for upcoming Impact shows
  • A look at Friday's UFC show
  • Ratings and other business notes on the show
  • Fighters who made the most money this past year
  • More on the trouble that Nick Diaz is in after his arrest
  • Notes on this coming week's UFC show
  • Thoughts on what Punk means to the show
  • Lots of new UFC fights

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