Various: Rusev on Career Status, Hiromu Takahashi Suffers Injury, New Trademarks, Indies

Rusev Comments on the Status of His Wrestling Career

Rusev held a recent Q&A session on Twitch discussing a variety of topics. One of the topics discussed included Rusev saying, likely jokingly, that he is currently retired from wrestling and will be a full-time streamer going forward.

“I’m done. I’m done, man. I’m just enjoying my Twitch. I’m a professional Twitcher, YouTuber, content creator … I’m not a wrestler anymore. Can I be your favorite streamer?”

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Hiromu Takahashi Suffers Shoulder Injury

New Japan Pro Wrestling announced that Hiromu Takahashi has recently suffered a should injury and will unable to compete for their remaining events this month.

It was not stated when exactly Takahashi had suffered his injury but the company currently expects him to be able to compete at their Summer Struggle in Jingu event on August 29th in Tokyo, Japan. Takahashi is currently scheduled to defend his IWGP Junoir Heavyweight Championship against Taiji Ishimori at the event.

Cody and Billy Gunn File Several New Trademarks

Cody and Billy Gunn recently filed several new trademarks to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

A trademark for the logo of “Nightmare Family” was filed by Cody on June 26th for wrestling and merchandise-related purposes.

Trademarks for “Colten Gunn” and “Sons of a Gunn” were filed by Billy Gunn on June 23rd for wrestling and merchandise-related purposes.

Misc. Wrestling News & Notes

New Japan Pro Wrestling reportedly drew a paid attendance of 599 for their Summer Struggle event on July 29th in Shizuoka, Japan, according to Post Wrestling.

Game Changer Wrestling announced that Ace Austin and Kylie Rae will be making their official debuts for the company at their Keep In Touch event on August 2nd in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Mission Pro Wrestling recently announced a new match for the card of their Hell Hath No Fury event on September 18th in Bula, Texas:

  • NWA World Women’s Championship – Lindsay Snow vs. Thunder Rosa (c)