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Unhealthy Bunny SummerSlam Match Presumably within the Works
After his profitable San Juan Road Struggle in opposition to Damian Priest at Backlash in his residence nation of Puerto Rico final weekend, Unhealthy Bunny may reportedly be in line for an additional WWE match within the close to future.
In an interview with WrestleBinge (h/t Steve Carrier of Ringside Information), Puerto Rican wrestling legend Savio Vega talked about Unhealthy Bunny and what could possibly be subsequent for him in WWE.
Vega praised Bunny after which teased the potential of him having his subsequent match at SummerSlam in August earlier than including, “They know what they are going to do,” in reference to WWE.
Unhealthy Bunny made his WWE in-ring debut at WrestleMania 37 in a tag staff match with Priest and competed within the 2022 males’s Royal Rumble match.
Backlash marked his first one-on-one match, and he knocked it out of the park, as he and Priest proved to nonetheless have glorious chemistry collectively. They have been additionally aided by a number of run-ins that helped sustain the gang vitality, together with shock appearances by Vega and one other Puerto Rican wrestling star in Carlito.
Former WWE Famous person Brian Kendrick revealed this week on the Hitting The Turnbuckle podcast (h/t Felix Upton of Ringside Information) that WWE introduced him in to assist produce the match with Jamie Noble.
He mentioned the rationale for that was probably as a result of he labored with Bunny and Priest behind the scenes in preparation for his or her WrestleMania 37 tag match.
WWE appeared to press all the correct buttons with Unhealthy Bunny at Backlash, and there would undoubtedly be a major quantity of pleasure surrounding him having one other match at SummerSlam if that’s certainly within the works.
KSI Says He is Not All in favour of Wrestling for WWE
YouTuber KSI bought concerned in Logan Paul’s WrestleMania 39 match in opposition to Seth Rollins, nevertheless it appears like that could be the extent of his foray into WWE.
Showing on the JOE YouTube channel (h/t Subhojeet Mukherjee of Ringside Information), Paul’s pal and enterprise accomplice shot down the thought of wrestling a match in WWE.
“Most likely not,” KSI mentioned. “I do not thoughts showing right here and there, however I will not be becoming a member of WWE, man. Massive up [to] all of the wrestlers at WWE, however that s–t is approach an excessive amount of for me. I am unable to take that many bumps; I would a lot slightly simply watch it.”
Throughout Paul’s entrance at WrestleMania 39, he was accompanied by a mascot, which was a big bottle of Prime vitality drink.
It was later revealed that KSI, who’s part-owner of Prime together with Paul, was within the swimsuit, and he tried to intervene on Paul’s behalf.
As an alternative, Rollins put KSI on the announce desk and Paul inadvertently splashed via his pal, incapacitating him for the remainder of the match.
Rollins went on to win the bout. Whereas Paul has not been seen on WWE programming since, WWE undoubtedly has enormous plans for him transferring ahead.
KSI bought a style of what it’s wish to be a professional wrestler by taking part in an enormous spot on the Grandest Stage of Them All, however his feedback counsel that he would not consider he’s minimize out for a profession contained in the squared circle not like Paul.
Maxxine Dupri Desires to Make WWE In-Ring Debut
Maxxine Dupri has served solely in a managerial position throughout her WWE profession to date, however she desires to combine it up within the ring.
Talking to Germany’s WWE Die Woche (h/t Mukherjee), Dupri insisted that she is able to wrestle if referred to as upon:
“Let’s simply say that I’m ready and I’ll dominate if I’ve to. However I am not gonna get my fingernails soiled on somebody who’s not price it. So, when it’s time, that is gonna occur.
“I am ready. That is what I am gonna say. You gotta simply keep tuned in however simply know that if somebody crosses me incorrectly, I am ready.”
Dupri made her WWE debut final yr in NXT beneath the identify of Sofia Cromwell. It appeared a narrative was being constructed that will have seen her succeed Robert Stone as Von Wagner’s supervisor.
She was shortly referred to as as much as the principle roster and rebranded as Maxxine Dupri, nonetheless, after Max Dupri created Most Male Fashions.
When Max Dupri reverted again to his LA Knight gimmick, Maxxine took cost, and she or he has been in that spot ever since. Recently, Maxxine has been making an attempt to lure Otis away from Chad Gable and into Most Male Fashions.
Their interactions have persistently been among the many most entertaining elements of WWE programming, and whereas it may probably result in Dupri having a match sooner or later, she is flourishing as a supervisor.
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