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WON Preview (September 14, 2020): AEW All Out reviewed, plus tons of news.

September 14, 2020 Observer Newsletter: AEW All Out reviewed, more

A look at recent concussion and head trauma issues in wrestling as it relates to Matt Hardy and other recent situations in other companies is the lead story in the new issue of the Observer. We go through Hardy vs. Sammy Guevara, how it was handled, Reby Hardy's reactions, AEW's releases, as well as look at many other high profile situations in the last few years in New Japan and WWE, including Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar and how that match pretty much tells you that there will always be exceptions to concussion protocol.

We also look at other risks taken in AEW of late, along with complete coverage of All Out, with business notes inculding PPV numbers, poll results,match-by-match coverage and star ratings.

We also run down the WWE's new policy on third party bookings, with WWE clarifying many issues, talent reactions, how things seemed to change during the week, as well as reaction from others in wrestling along with Andrew Yang.

We look at the G-1 Climax tournament including  look at the blocks and favorites.

We also look at appellate court ruling that threw out a series of lawsuits against WWE on different grounds.  We look at the legal technicalities regarding why these cases had little chance from the start, the one aspect still open and reactions from both lawyers.

We also look at the latest firings by WWE, who was involved, why they were done now, plus a look at the career of Gerald Brisco.

We also look at Finn Balor vs. Adam Cole, Clash of Champions card, PPV schedule change, NXT UK TV show note, Styles talks retirement, AOP firing notes, Canadian ratings, Where WWE ranks in sports ratings, Cena new TV show, Lawler talks why WWE announcing has changed, WWE star nominated for an award, next week's TV, WWE current market value as well as the most watched shows for the week on the WWE Network.

We've also got complete coverage of this past Saturday's UFC show.

We also look at the formation of a new pro wrestling group by a major corporation and how it differs from any group in the world as far as its main platform.

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. 

Also in this issue:

--CMLL star undergoes surgery and off anniversary show

--Update on CMLL Anniversary show

--A look at the first show back in Arena Mexico on a Friday night since the pandemic

--Complete look at the Dragon Gate Best of Gate show and main gimmick match

--This week's Champion Carnival matches

--Unique match being worked on in Japan for U.S. PPV or television consumption

--Update on this past week's New Japan shows

--New Japan manga coming to the U.S market

--New Japan World English show updates

--Marty Jannetty changes his story

--Update on the weekly PPV concept in the U.S.

--Joe Koff talks provisions of COVID testing and company mentality

--Update on Pure tournament bracketing

--New Impact hiring

--Bound for Glory update

--AEW television schedule updates

--Cody TV series update

--Where major promotion owners rank as far as wealth goes

--Chris Jericiho talks WEdnesday night War

--Jericho talks Mike Tyson angle update

--Eddie Kingston talks WWE vs. AEW offers

--Dark & BTE rundowns

--UFC PPV changes

--Nick Diaz's return update

--GSP talks working for WWE and if he can beat Khabib Nurmagomedov, as well as being a wrestling fan and Hulk Hogan

--Update on Randy Couture after accident

--UFC star retires

--This week's UFC show

--Lots of new UFC fights

--This week's Bellator shows

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