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-WWE personality Lana (C.J. Perry) announced via Twitter her mother is out of the hospital and recovering at home after battle COVID-19. The Perry family had a rough week, as Lana’s mother, father, and husband (Rusev) all were infected with coronavirus. We wish Lana, Rusev, and their families a very healthy and speedy recovery!

-The Four Horsewomen – Charlotte Flair, Sasha Banks, Becky Lynch, and Bayley celebrated the five year anniversary of their main roster debuts on July 13. Time flies when you’re having great matches and making history. You can make the argument WWE could’ve done a significantly better job with Banks and Bayley as top babyfaces, but it’s great to see that they weathered the creative s***storm to continuously find success in WWE.

-The Raw July 13 episode did the lowest modern era rating with a horrific 1.56 million viewer average per A couple of years ago, it would’ve been unfathomable for Raw to do under 2 million viewers. Clearly, the Bruce Prichard Era with old stars and crappy mid-2000s style angles is going great.

-Check out AEW Dark Episode 42 featuring Brian Cage vs. Brian Pillman Jr. for the FTW Championship.

-WWE The Horror Show at Extreme Rules (terrible PPV name) takes place Sunday, July 19 at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, FL and airs live on WWE Network.

Updated WWE Extreme Rules 2020 card:

  • Non-title SWAMP MATCH: WWE Universal Champion Braun Strowman vs. Bray Wyatt – Eater of Worlds version
  • WWE Championship: Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler
  • WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship: Bayley (c) vs. Nikki Cross (w/ Alexa Bliss)
  • WWE Raw Women’s Championship: Asuka (c) vs. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Sasha Banks
  • Eye for an Eye: Seth Rollins vs. Rey Mysterio (with Dominik) – Loser loses an EYE?!
  • WWE United States Championship: Apollo Crews (c) vs. MVP – Montel Vontavious Porter (with Bobby Lashley)
  • Sheamus vs. Jeff Hardy

-AJ Styles vs. Matt Riddle for the Intercontinental Championship is scheduled for Friday Night SmackDown 7/17.

-Randy Orton (with Ric Flair) vs. Big Show in an unsanctioned match is scheduled for Monday Night Raw 7/20. THE BIG SHOW VERSUS RKO IN 2020. Party like it’s Survivor Series 2013!

New WWE 2K Battlegrounds Details, Trailer

-In case you missed our most recent podcastPro Wrestlers Speaking Out and Domestic Abuse FAQs

Check out our interview with WWE Hall of Famer The Godfather!

Fred Richani interviews WWE Legend Charles Wright aka Papa Shango aka The Godfather!

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