Here is your fight size update for Saturday, May 8, 2021.
– Kevin Owens appeared on Talking Smack and shared stories of spending a past birthday with Sami Zayn, Roman Reigns, and Big Cass. He said that Roman has changed. He also shared a story of having a meal of his paid for by the Uso’s, Naomi, and Tamina when he was new to the main roster. They changed, however (the Uso’s that is). He may not be next in line for a title opportunity, but Kevin Owens wants Roman Reigns to know that he still wants the Universal Championship and unlike his first title reign, he plans on enjoying every moment this time around.
« If @WWERomanReigns doesn’t lose the title to @WWECesaro… I’m going to take the title. Don’t forget about me because I am —— going anywhere. » – @FightOwensFight to @HeymanHustle #TalkingSmack @KaylaBraxtonWWE pic.twitter.com/yHe5gP0PsY
— WWE Network (@WWENetwork) May 8, 2021
– While no details have been released, and an official announcement has yet to be made, it appears as though The Godfather will be one of the next guests on Stone Cold’s Broken Skull Sessions.
– CMLL announced that La Arena Mexico will reopen its doors for the first time in 434 days on Friday, May 21. Public access will be limited to 500 people and control measures will be taken.
— ¡LA ARENA MÉXICO REABRE SUS PUERTAS!
Después de 434 días, La Catedral de la Lucha Libre tendrá su primera función con acceso al público*
–️ Viernes 21 de Mayo ’21
— 8:30 p.m.
*Limitado a 500 boletos
— Acceso Controlado –️ Control de Temperatura —- Gel Antibacterial pic.twitter.com/hxChcscf7o
— Lucha Libre CMLL (@CMLL_OFICIAL) May 7, 2021
– AEW has launched a new podcast-centric YouTube Channel. You can visit the page by clicking here.
– You can watch the latest edition of Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville’s Damandyz Donutz by clicking here.
– After earning his team the victory in their 10-man tag on SmackDown, King Corbin says that he is the only one who deserves any credit. Aside from Apollo Crews, who is also royalty, Corbin did not have anything nice to say about his teammates.
– Nyla Rose was the latest guest on Outside the Ring with Lexy Nair. You can watch that interview here.
– Get a rare look at “The Empress of Tomorrow” Asuka with these candid, never-before-seen photos.
– Cesaro will face Roman Reigns for the Universal Championship at WrestleMania Backlash. This is his first singles match ever for one of WWE’s top prizes. He says that the WWE Universe is his family and that he wants to bring the title back home to them. He then proclaims his love for wrestling.
– WWE wished Io Shirai a happy birthday. The former NXT Women’s Champion turns 31 years old today.
– 17 years ago today, Toshiaki Kawada defeated Mick Foley to retain the Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship. The WWE Hall of Famer reflected on the match by saying the following:
I arrived in Japan for this match in a wheelchair, and left Japan in a wheelchair – but I did the match!
This was my last appearance in Japan – 17 years ago, today.
I’d love to go back to Japan for a convention sometime. https://t.co/FUc22Pv18R
— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) May 8, 2021
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