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WON Preview: Mick Foley on WWE creative and more!

Mick Foley's talk on WWE creative and a look at all the new moves WWE tried this week on television is the lead story in the new issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.  We look at the changes WWE attempted after a week of record low ratings, as well as the fan questionnaire sent out, what can be learned from it, and why they are asking exactly the wrong people.  We also look at how people's sticking with Raw for the duration has changed in recent year, and how much it has changed each year.

We also look at the strengths and weaknesses of the current WWE business, as well as why the ratings may be important, but other factors are probably more important,when it comes to WWE's next television deal.  We look at the different potential changes in the landscape, but and look at what aspects of business are and aren't improving, as well as WWE's business in the big picture.  We look at the recent survey, as well as historical notes, and the difference between making names people know and making needle movers who lead to huge business increases.

He also update the situation with A.J. Styles, and the New Japan tag team tournament with standings and notes on the tournament matches over the past week.

We also look at the TLC PPV update, more on La Sombra in WWE, questions about all the shoulder injuries, WWE security at live shows, Cena movie release, Brad Maddox firing, Maddox's WWE history, talents WWE has shown interest in, WWE overseas tour lineup and WWE weekend live event notes and business.

We have a look at the debut of the new Rizin promotion, major announcements for the first weekend of shows, the tournament, just how big Bob Sapp vs Akebono was the first time, .

We also have a story on the domestic abuse claims by the girlfriend of Tomoaki Honma, and his response.

We look at the realities of the free agency of Benson Henderson, judging of the key fights, as well as  full rundown of UFC's debut in South Korea this past week.

We've got notes of TNA's canceled tour of India, notes on the death of Tommy Gilbert and El Bello Greco, along with a feature on Stan Holek, a member of two of the most decorated tag teams of the 50s and 60s, the Lisowski Brothers with Crusher and the Neilson Brothers with Art Neilson.  We look at the unique reason why all of his success was as a tag team wrestler, his biggest rivals, and his 13 runs as world tag team champion. 

We've got a feature on the retirement of Act Yasukawa and the sad reason it happened.

We've also got the awards ballot for the 2015 awards and information on how well Hell in a Cell did this year on PPV. 

The Latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter: December 7, 2015 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: WWE attempts to right the ship, New Japan tag league update, more

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Also in this issue:

--CMLL's bodybuilding championships

--Bad news for Lucha Libre Elite

--Latest from Arena Mexico

--AAA's latest troubles

--Future of Rey Mysterio

--Ricochet and other U.S. stars working in AAA this past week

--Build to Wrestle-1's Christmas eve show

--Dragon Gate tournament coming

--Rookie gets first major win

--All Japan tag team tournament news

--Go Shiozaki returns to NOAH

--A major story to watch for in January

--Tanahashi's match in DDT and why it was so amazing

--New Japan World announces more new cards

--A major legends match

--Why GFW title had to change

--What's next for Destination America

--Tradition dating back to 60s leads to huge indie show turnout

--Evolve tag team tournament update

--Major indie show news

--Disgraced senator back working in wrestling

--Former WWE star married

--A new style pro wrestling promotion attempting to be formed

--Lucha Underground notes

--ROH in the U.K. notes

--TNA title tournament update

--More on Mirko Cro Cop suspension and retirement

--Chris Weidman strategy for Luke Rockhold fight

--Georges St-Pierre talks his problems with UFC and UFC responds to his claims

--Lots of news regarding who buys UFC PPVs and value of Jones, Rousey an McGregor

--Notes on how people consume UFC PPV events

--Men vs. women and how it's affected by Rousey headlining

--How the public really views Rousey and it's much different than a lot of fans think

--How sports executives right now view UFC, Boxing and WWE

--UFC opening new offices

--Reebok issues

--UFC new fights

--UFC star in movie

--Bellator's next show and firs overseas event

--Nominees for MMA awards

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