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Will Ospreay Leaves Twitter Over Controversial Tweet

In a rather sobering moment this weekend I discovered that one of my favorite wrestlers of the last few years, Will Ospreay, has left Twitter due to a controversial tweet he put out the other day.

Will OspreayWhile it may be smart on his part to take a step back from social media and the toxic pool it can be, one has to also wonder whether or not he should have made those comments to begin with. Were they really that bad? Was it a misunderstanding?

We’ll discuss this in our latest commentary video.

Survivor Series Thoughts / ROH vs. NXT Battle of San Antonio Update

The next week or so will be filled with events all over the world from WWE Survivor Series to the Battle of San Antonio between NXT and Ring of Honor, NXT TakeOver War Games, Starrcade, World Tag League, and many other events.

We look at the build towards Survivor Series 2017, Brock Lesnar vs. AJ Styles, the ticket sales for ROH’s San Antonio show and NXT’s San Antonio show, and much more in this news and commentary edition of Rassslin Rantin.

Lucha Underground Season 4 Officially Greenlit

After months of speculation, the El Rey Network has officially announced that Lucha Underground has been greenlit for a 4th season.

Season 3 left many questions upon it’s season finale Ultima Lucha Tres where we saw Killshot and Dante Fox tear down the house, Johnny Mundo lose the Lucha Underground Championship to Prince Puma only for Puma to drop it to Pentagon Dark, and Vampiro being the mastermind behind it all. We also saw the apparent death of Dario Cueto.

Kenny Omega vs. Daniel Bryan In 2018?

Recently on Twitter, a conversation between Daniel Bryan and Kenny Omega got a few people wondering whether or not this match may actually happen in 2018.

With Bryan’s contract coming up, his tendency to not hold back on commenting about what he really thinks, and Omega wanting to expand NJPW as much as he can during his time there, could it be possible to see a match between the two next year?

The Curious Case of Baron Corbin’s MITB Cash In

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We look back at Tuesday’s SmackDownLIVE and the curious way in which Baron Corbin cashed in his Money in the Bank briefcase against WWE Champion Jinder Mahal.

This goes deeper into questions about the booking strategy all around for the company and why it continues to look for the short con over the long haul.

News and Rumors on Paige’s Upcoming WWE Return

It’s been quite some time since we’ve seen Paige on either Monday Night RAW or Smackdown LIVE. Recent rumors point out that the anti-diva may be returning sooner than later.

Some reports have Paige coming back to the McMahon’s empire as early as the end of the month. Some suspect as well that she’ll be a surprise return for the Superstar Shakeup happening after Summer Slam.

Whenever it is, this can only be a positive thing for Paige who’s life has been in turmoil from sex tape allegations to her uneasy relationship with Alberto El Patron.

Did WWE Send a Cease and Desist Order to Stop #FTR?

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Being the Elite is the popular YouTube Channel of Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks that shows life behind the scenes of three of the most popular international wrestlers today, as well as lots of goofy, cornball skits that are done with the tongue planted firmly in the cheek.

The most recent episode features several superstars from RAW and Smackdown including Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, and AJ Styles. That wasn’t the only cameo though that the big company owned by the McMahons had on the show.

Rassslin Review 8-6-17: Eva Marie, El Patron, G1 Upsets

News came out that Eva Marie has parted ways with the McMahons over her own choice. What does this mean for the former Ms. All Red Everything? Time will tell.

Kazuchika Okada vs. EVILSpeaking of EVERYTHING, the G1 Climax 27 got a heave dose of upsets on it’s 14th night, featuring EVIL making sure Everything Is EVIL for Kazuchika Okada while Juice Robinson scored the biggest victory of his career over Kenny Omega.

GFW has a series of decisions to make regarding the outcome of Alberto El Patron‘s investigation. The star remains suspended. Another Latino star they are trying to acquire is Rey Mysterio, Jr. who announced whether or not he’ll be going back to the McMahon’s.

We also feature other news stories, our match recommendations for this week, and read some of our view mail in the Mail Bag segments.

John Cena vs. Shinsuke Nakamura: A No-Win Scenario For WWE?

This coming Tuesday on WWE SmackDownLIVE, Shinsuke Nakamura and John Cena face off in somewhat of a dream match. The winner will go on to face Jinder Mahal for the WWE Championship at Summer Slam.

While this match could be one of the best of the year for WWE, it also could be a no-win scenario. Many WWE-only fans will resent a Nakamura win while many hardcore pro wrestling fans will roll their eyes at another Cena burial of a popular non-WWE star.

We look at this upcoming mega match in our commentary section.

NJPW G1 Climax 27 Nights 5 Through 8 REVIEW

The middle part of the G1 Climax 27 is heating up with the shape of the tournament finals beginning to become clearer.

Hiromu Suzuki applies armbarKazuchika Okada is running away with the B-Block while Minoru Suzuki suffers an upset loss to EVIL. Yuji Nagata and Satori Kojima continue to be without wins as the legends start to show their age.

We cover the major matches from this past week, look forward to a big weekend that will feature Tetsuya Naito vs. Tomohiro Ishii. We also look at the comedy of Toru Yano and it’s value to the G1 Climax tournament and New Japan.