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Mike Tyson Desires to Wrestle Logan Paul
Mike Tyson by no means wound up going head-to-head towards Stone Chilly Steve Austin at WrestleMania the best way WWE as soon as hoped, however that might change—if solely Iron Mike can get his arms on Logan Paul.
“Have you ever ever seen me wrestle earlier than?” Tyson advised Forbes. “I might do it! I might kick his [expletive] ass, sure I might do it. Though I really like him, although.
“That is what I discovered about WrestleMania: Everyone says ‘that is faux, that is faux.’ However the verify is actual. Deep down inside—do not let [WWE] know—I might do that without cost.”
Tyson was famously a part of the construct for WrestleMania XIV, serving as a particular visitor enforcer for the WWE championship match between Austin and Shawn Michaels. Many consider Tyson’s involvement in that match was pivotal for swinging the Monday Evening Wars in WWE’s favor.
That mentioned, Iron Mike by no means wound up really competing in a match with the corporate.
There is not any phrase on why the previous heavyweight champion would change that for Paul, who lately re-signed with WWE on a brand new long-term contract. If the dream match occurs, there could be no scarcity of intrigue from followers.
Bray Wyatt, Alexa Bliss Doubtless Nonetheless Paired Transferring Ahead
Bray Wyatt and Alexa Bliss stay absent from WWE tv and apparently sufficient are ineligible to be drafted as a part of this week’s draft.
Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio said that signifies Bliss and Wyatt are nonetheless slated for a storyline going ahead when Wyatt is ready to return.
“There was nothing on Bray Wyatt in any way, and never simply him, however nothing on Alexa Bliss both, and Alexa Bliss is able to return,” Meltzer mentioned. “So, that tells me that they’ve plans for Alexa Bliss and Bray Wyatt collectively, as a result of in the event that they did not have plans for them collectively, then Alexa Bliss would have been again, and he or she would have been drafted and he or she was not.”
Wyatt has been out since earlier than WrestleMania due to an undisclosed sickness. Bliss has not appeared on WWE programming since shedding to Bianca Belair on the Royal Rumble. She was confronted by Uncle Howdy after the loss as a part of a seemingly ongoing storyline to convey her again to the darkish facet.
Wyatt and Bliss have been working collectively earlier than Wyatt’s shocking 2021 firing.
Fightful Select reported Wyatt is “excited to make his means again at any time when he is ready.” No additional particulars on Wyatt’s sickness or his potential return date have been given, which leaves Bliss and the person behind the Uncle Howdy character in a state of limbo shifting ahead.
Robert Roode Left Out of WWE Draft Because of Damage
It doesn’t seem we’ll be listening to “Superb” blast out in arenas any time quickly.
Robert Roode stays out of motion after present process neck fusion surgical procedure final fall. It is anticipated Roode will miss most, if not all, of 2023 whereas recovering, resulting in WWE protecting him off the obtainable rosters for the latest draft, in keeping with Fightful Select.
Reasonably than having him drafted to a model, it is doubtless WWE could have Roode placed on whichever roster matches him greatest when he is obtainable. It is price noting Roode’s latest tag group accomplice, Dolph Ziggler, went undrafted and is now a free agent.
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