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Aptitude Reportedly the No. 2 Babyface on SmackDown
Charlotte Aptitude has been out of motion since shedding to Rhea Ripley at WrestleMania 39, but she stays close to the highest of the ladies’s division on SmackDown.
PWInsider.com’s Mike Johnson (by way of Felix Upton of Ringside Information) reported an inner checklist has Aptitude because the No. 2 babyface behind Bianca Belair, who had been the Uncooked girls’s champion earlier than shifting to SmackDown within the WWE draft.
For now, it seems Belair has her arms full with Asuka. The Empress of Tomorrow ruined the champ’s celebration Friday night time.
Aptitude is lingering within the background, although, so long as she’s thought-about one of many greatest stars within the division. It appears affordable to imagine she could possibly be in play for a marquee match at SummerSlam in August.
‘Virtually No Probability’ of McIntyre Look at All In
Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer E-newsletter threw chilly water on the thought Drew McIntyre may make a surprising look at AEW’s All In occasion on August 27 at Wembley Stadium in London. He mentioned “there’s principally virtually no likelihood of that” (by way of Steve Carrier of Ringside Information):
“His contract expires months after that date so even when he have been to depart WWE when the deal expires (an enormous if) and goes to AEW (which might be the probably vacation spot if he have been to depart), that may’t occur till 2024. Additionally, WWE is prone to tack on all of this present interval when he is been out of motion with an damage that will transfer the top of his deal again.”
Rumors of McIntyre’s unhappiness surfaced in April shortly after WrestleMania. Negotiations concerning a brand new contract reportedly aren’t going well both.
Maybe The Scottish Warrior may observe plenty of his former WWE colleagues to AEW. Particularly if the promotion provides a new show, it can possible have to make a couple of extra marquee additions as a way to have the roster depth and outdoors consideration required to maintain three weekly packages.
Nevertheless it does not seem McIntyre will present up in AEW anytime quickly ought to his WWE tenure run its course.
Cavinder Twins Name Out Logan Paul
Haley and Hanna Cavinder are solely simply starting their WWE journey after announcing in April they have been retiring from basketball to concentrate on new endeavors. They both signed a reputation, picture and likeness take care of the corporate in December 2021.
Due to Jake Paul, the Cavinders bought a crash course in learn how to hype up a rivalry in skilled wrestling.
The Cavinders have been friends on BS w/ Jake Paul when Paul requested whether or not they may beat his brother Logan, who’s additionally signed with WWE.
“We’d completely kill him,” Hanna mentioned on the 36:28 mark. “Kill him within the ring.”
The response got here after Jake prompt they “ought to simply say that you simply’d beat the f–k out of him, simply to create the storyline” (Warning: video incorporates profanity).
In the event that they have not already, the Cavinders will quickly come to appreciate that irrational confidence is rarely a foul factor relating to sustaining kayfabe.
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