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WON Preview (June 1, 2020): Death of Hana Kimura

June 1, 2020 Observer Newsletter: Death of Hana Kimura

An extensive story on the death of Hana Kimura is the focal point of this week's double issue of the Wrestling Observer.

The story covers numerous aspects, from cyber bullying to the realities of reality shows, comments from those who knew her well, pro wrestling and much more.  We look at everything from legislation being introduced, similar things with two reality stars in South Korea, and what happened on the show and after the show.

We look at why she was on Terrace House, her life as the daughter of a wrestler, her reality show story, what Terrace House is, what is and isn't real, her death, the immediate reaction to her death in wrestling, cast members talk about the show, story of what happened the night of her death, reactions from wrestlers, reactions from politicians, as well as a look at her career in the ring.

We've also got complete coverage of the AEW Double or Nothing show.  We look at the PPV numbers, poll results, what this says about PPV, wrestling in the previous depression, Stadium Stampede background, match-by-match coverage with star ratings and more.

We have more on WWE's COVID-19 procedures at the last tapings, Matt Riddle to Smackdown, changes regarding usage of NXT talent on Raw or Smackdown, behind Drew Gulak signing new deal, what's up with Nigel McGuinness, A.J. Styles to Smackdown, IC title tournament, Kairi Sane injury, Samoa Joe health update, Ric Flair talks new deal, highest sports ratings of the week, Canadian pro wrestling ratings, Ronda Rousey update, Drew McIntyre has words with Colby Covington, Next week's TV, Seth Rollins talks Austin Theory, Becky Lynch update, value of WWE, and the most watched shows of the past week on the WWE network.

We also update on the ability of foreign wrestles and fighters to get into the U.S.

We also look at the safety precautions for the UFC shows in Las Vegas, what Nevada is mandating, as well as how the other major companies around the world are handling the situation.

We also look at AEW's angle with Mike Tyson, the good and bad of it as well as notes on the coverage.

We've got an update on the XFL bankruptcy and Vince McMahon.

We also update the financial issues with DAZN.

We also look at WWE's decision to follow AEW and use wrestlers as fans for the empty arena shows this pas week.

We also have more on the death of Shad Gaspard and his memorial service.

We also look back at the circumstances surrounding the death of Owen Hart including clearing up a lot of misconceptions that have been spread over the last 20 yeas.  We look at how the riggers were hired, what Vince McMahon and WWF wanted, from the stunt and how it differed from what Sting was doing.

We also have full coverage of all the WWE and AEW television shows from the past week.

We've also got in-depth looks at the ratings of all the major shows, the key demos and quarters for AEW and WWE, what happened head-to-head and what can be learned from them.

We also have the results of all the major pro wrestling events around the world over the past week. 

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