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?”
Transcript h/t: Fightful.com.
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.
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.
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)