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WWE Rumors on Zelina Vega; Undertaker’s High Talkers Mt. Rushmore; Goldberg Known as Out

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic Bleacher Report catches you up on the latest news from the WWE Universe. Vega Reportedly Re-Signs with WWE Zelina Vega is reportedly in WWE for the long haul after recently signing a new contract with the company. According to PWInsider.com (h/t Felix Upton of Ringside News), Vega agreed to a multi-year deal with WWE

WWE Rumors on Zelina Vega; Undertaker’s High Talkers Mt. Rushmore; Goldberg Known as Out

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 27: (FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Zelina Vega attends the 2023 Streamy Awards at Fairmont Century Plaza on August 27, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

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Bleacher Report catches you up on the most recent information from the WWE Universe.

Vega Reportedly Re-Indicators with WWE

Zelina Vega is reportedly in WWE for the lengthy haul after lately signing a brand new contract with the corporate.

In line with PWInsider.com (h/t Felix Upton of Ringside Information), Vega agreed to a multi-year cope with WWE after Endeavor Group Holdings took management of the corporate and merged it with UFC to type TKO Group Holdings.

Vega is the most recent of many Superstars who reportedly re-signed with WWE lately, becoming a member of Bayley, Charlotte Aptitude, Rey Mysterio and Dominik Mysterio.

The 33-year-old Vega signed with WWE in 2017 and commenced in NXT because the supervisor for Andrade.

She and Andrade received referred to as as much as the principle roster collectively, and whereas she wrestled sometimes, she was virtually completely a supervisor till her launch in 2020.

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Vega returned to WWE in 2021 and obtained a push as an in-ring performer, successful the inaugural Queen’s Crown event and turning into WWE’s first-ever Queen of the Ring.

She finally joined Legado del Fantasma alongside Santos Escobar, Joaquin Wilde and Cruz Del Toro, and the group later turned the Latino World Order or LWO when Rey Mysterio joined.

Maybe probably the most memorable second of Vega’s present WWE stint got here in Might when she challenged Rhea Ripley for the SmackDown Ladies’s Championship in Puerto Rico.

Vega, who’s of Puerto Rican descent, obtained a hero’s welcome and turned in top-of-the-line performances of her profession.

Undertaker Chooses Mt. Rushmore of Talkers

After lately selecting his Mt. Rushmore of professional wrestling tag groups, WWE Corridor of Famer The Undertaker created his private Mt. Rushmore for one of the best talkers in wrestling historical past.

Talking on his Six Ft Below podcast (h/t Upton), Taker ranked one of the best promo males of all time in ascending order, selecting Arn Anderson, The Rock, Ric Aptitude and Dusty Rhodes.

The Rock, Aptitude and Rhodes are pretty widespread picks for one of the best promo cutters of all time, however The Undertaker conceded that Anderson was his “darkish horse,” noting that he was well-spoken and by no means made errors.

The Deadman threw a ton of assist behind The Rock and Aptitude as properly earlier than explaining why he considers Rhodes to be one of the best talker ever.

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Taker referred to as The American Dream “a grasp on the mic” and a “true American icon.”

Rhodes, who’s the late father of present prime WWE star Cody Rhodes, was an anchor of NWA with Aptitude for a few years, and it may be argued that he’s probably the most completed wrestler to have by no means received the WWE Championship.

Selecting one of the best of something in wrestling historical past is all the time a troublesome process, and it’s inevitable that some all-time greats are going to get unnoticed.

“Stone Chilly” Steve Austin, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Hulk Hogan, Triple H, Shawn Michaels and “Macho Man” Randy Savage are only a few of the elite talkers who did not fairly make the reduce for The Undertaker.

Ivar Needs Goldberg’s Retirement Match

After expressing dismay final week over not being granted a retirement match in WWE, Goldberg was referred to as out by a present WWE Famous person this week.

Ivar, who’s one half of The Viking Raiders, took to X, previously referred to as Twitter, to let Goldberg know that he’s prepared to wrestle him:

Ivar @Ivar_WWE

If you’re trying, I am going to have that retirement match with you @Goldberg https://t.co/YDb7X7gGca

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Throughout an look on Steve & Captain Evil: The Podcast (h/t Steve Carrier of Ringside Information), Goldberg claimed that Vince McMahon did not uphold a promise he made concerning Goldberg receiving a correct retirement match in WWE:

“I owe [McMahon] all the pieces, till we went to Saudi Arabia and he requested me to place Roman Reigns over, and I had COVID. I bear in mind calling him from my home and mentioned, ‘Pay attention, right here is the deal. I am going to do it when you give me a retirement match.’ I did what he requested.

“As a performer, I used to be 56 years outdated. As a human being, you are conscientious about the way you look in a washing go well with, particularly two months previous to being in that bathing go well with, you could not work out since you had COVID. I put myself in a horribly s–tty scenario to get what I needed to, however to satiate him and provides him what he needed.”

Goldberg went on to name McMahon a “piece of s–t” for going again on their settlement.

Now 57, Goldberg has not had a match since dropping to Reigns at Elimination Chamber in February 2022, and he’s now not beneath contract with WWE.

Whereas McMahon holds a high-ranking place inside TKO Group Holdings, reviews have recommended that head of inventive Triple H and president Nick Khan are primarily answerable for making personnel choices.

That implies Goldberg returning to WWE and having yet another match is feasible, and if that occurs, Ivar is clearly prepared to be the opponent.

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