On the latest episode of “Nitty Gritty Dirt Show” on RussosBrand.com, host Billi Bhatti and former WWE writer Vince Russo talked about one of the top NXT stars right now, former North American Champion Damian Priest, who would originally join in the Roman Reigns / Kevin Owens fight. Wrestling-Edge transcribed Bhatti’s comments below.
Bhatti: “Some of the speculation between them is that Damian Priest could have been one of the people involved in that, but the story contrasts with that is that they have told me categorically that Kevin Owens said, ‘He is not my friend, no one has ever seen him. Be my friend, so why should you come save me?
On the other hand, there is a story that he could be one of those people who was at a COVID house party and a reason why he was kept off the main list in the future because he was not featured in any other way. significant, ether. “
Bhatti: “However, obviously, both stories can be true. Kevin Owens didn’t want him to be his best friend, and after learning that he went to that party, knowing that he is a senior member of NXT they decided not to use him at all. I would be surprised if he would appear personally at the Royal Rumble.
I think that’s a place that Damian Priest would end up entering anyway. I think they like him and his looks, they were going to put him directly with Roman Reigns in a moment. However, at this point, that’s what happened and a lot of guys on NXT are in shit about this party. “
The ‘elimination’ of AJ Styles from Raw Stuns Fans
The tag team of AJ Styles and Omos has been an opposing force in WWE, especially after winning the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship. However, during the recent edition of WWE Monday Night Raw, AJ Styles was not by his teammate’s side or on the show at all, as Omos took on Riddle. AJ Styles offered a great AEW match
As Fightful.com Managing Editor Sean Ross Sapp said on social media via Twitter: “Neither AJ Styles tonight? Hell”
In other AJ Styles news, during a recent Out of Character podcast with Ryan Satin, ‘The Phenomenal One’ reflected on his career and took a glimpse into the future on when he will hang up his boots forever. . While Styles did not give a definitive date, he did mention that his current contract with the company will be his last. Credit to StillRealToUs for the following.
“It’s a difficult thing and you understand it more now, when you know that you are nearing the end of your career, how difficult it will be to walk away because you enjoy the interaction of the fans, you enjoy everything about it: the friends who have become more like family. . That is hard. It’s hard to leave. It’s hard to adjust once you’re done. But I tried, I guess, what it is with the COVID stuff, but I didn’t say I liked it. So, I’m not sure when it will end for me, but, like I said before, I signed my last contract so we’ll see when it will be. I remember thinking, ‘I’ll be 40 when I retire. That’s when I’m going to retire. ‘ By the way, I was completely wrong. “
Neither AJ Styles tonight? Hell
– Sean Ross Sapp from Fightful.com (@SeanRossSapp) August 3, 2021
Does WWE fire big names after Bray Wyatt?
Former WWE star Bray Wyatt was recently released and shocked the entire wrestling world. The reason was referred to as “budget cuts.” However, it was noted that he had an incredible merchandise sale and that he made the company make a lot of money from his character.
WWE talents are unsure after Bray Wyatt’s release
Losing it will free up your great contract, but it also eliminates future merchandise possibilities. He was also one of the most popular members of the WWE roster. Rumor leaks from the new WWE Smackdown network
Fightful Select reported that Wyatt’s merchandise sales numbers were not lost on anyone. His release also made several people on the list believe that their jobs are no longer safe, no matter how high up they are on the billboard.
“Wyatt was well known within the company for moving merchandise when he was an active actor, and several other longtime stars said they don’t feel their jobs are safe any longer, despite their previous card positions or pushes. “
WWE cut Wyatt, who was one of the top stars, and sent a great message to the roster. We’ll see what’s next for Wyatt in the coming months.
Bray Wyatt ‘sabotaged’ in WWE by two big names
To say that ‘The Fiend’ Bray Wyatt’s release from his WWE contract today was a shocking and surprising move within the WWE universe would be an understatement, as not only fans, but also those internally have been thrilled with him. movement. Did Vince McMahon ‘save’ Bray Wyatt from the launch?
Bray Wyatt’s release came today at the behest of Nick Khan due to what are known as ‘budget cuts’ within the company. Still, this move is shocking given the fact that Wyatt was one of the company’s biggest merchandise salesmen and had invested heavily in his character.
Ringside News reports that a new report from PWInsider indicates that while the finger is being pointed at Nick Khan, the WWE president for this surprising move, one can also see the relationship between Vince McMahon and Bray Wyatt developing ‘hot and cold ‘.
Vince McMahon also recently leaked this bold claim from Ted Turner. According to the report itself: “Others noted that Wyatt and Vince McMahon’s relationship behind the scenes was very hot and cold at times and that McMahon has given Khan the ability to run things far more than anyone else has been able to. achieve historically, for what there is probably less of a rejection of the idea of removing a big money contract from the ledger. “