A WWE stock analyst suggests the company could shop the streaming rights for Raw & SmackDown, AXS TV confirms they will air New Japan card from the Cow Palace, a review of Thursday’s Best of the Super Juniors matches, TV reviews of NXT & 205 Live, documentary on Mauro Ranallo debuts tonight & lots more.
ESPN has confirmed that they have obtained the UFC’s domestic television rights, schedule of events for 2019, UFC to maintain control of the production, anniversary of Owen Hart’s passing, the premiere date for WWE’s next reality show, opening round matches for the WWE’s U.K. tournament, Mauro Ranallo promotes documentary & more.
Daniel Bryan vs. Jeff Hardy for the first time with the winner facing Samoa Joe next week, Shinsuke Nakamura reveals the stipulation for his match against AJ Styles. John catches us up on NJPW’s Best of the Super Juniors tournament including his recommended matches thus far, plus Tuesday’s surprise appearance from Chris Jericho.
The WWE is expected to increase the length of their monthly pay-per-views, Mauro Ranallo speaks candidly on his struggle with bipolar disorder, Raw’s viewership drops, update on the BOSJ, Chris Jericho promo at New Japan show, viewership for Total Bellas’ season premiere, identity of one of Lashley’s “sisters” & more.
Randy Orton undergoes knee surgery, Variety reports on frontrunners to land SmackDown with additional information, Taiji Ishimori pins Will Ospreay to kick off the Best of the Super Juniors, The Revival appear at NXT event, Shane McMahon has surgery for a hernia, remaining participants of the WWE’s U.K. tournament & more.
Wai Ting convinces John Pollock to review the 2014 Marvel Studios film, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”. We discuss the beginnings of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Cap’s introduction in Captain America: The First Avenger, The Winter Soldier’s comic book origins, Georges St-Pierre as Batroc, and the rest of our thoughts on what many consider to be the best film in the MCU.