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Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Slams WWE Over Saudi Arabia Relationship (VIDEO) 

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UPDATE: Check out the full video below:


WWE’s controversial relationship with the Saudi Arabia government continues to come under fire ahead of WWE Crown Jewel. The latest media to take umbrage with the profitable pairing was HBO’s Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, who ran a scathing montage full of WWE superstars (including John Cena) praising the Saudi government during the Greatest Royal Rumble event.

Check out a clip of the Last Week Tonight With John Oliver segment below:

If full video of the segment from Last Wee Tonight With John Oliver is released, we’ll update the post with it.

RELATED:Austin Aries No-Sells Main Event Finish & Flips Off Don Callis

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Johnny Impact Wins IMPACT World Title, Austin Aries No-Sells Finish & Flips Off Don Callis 

Johnny Impact Wins The Impact World Title As Austin Aries Bolts At Bound For Glory

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Bound For Glory closed in a not so traditional fashion as Johnny Impact won the Impact World Championship from Austin Aries in the main event. Immediately after the finish, Aries no-sold his loss, proceeded to flip off Don Callis, and walk out of the ring, much to the confusion of everyone.

The build for the main event had been tumultuous at best, with Aries and Impact engaged in a series of personal barbs on social media and brawled during the Impact Hall Of Fame ceremony. Little is to be known if this is IMPACT Wrestling attempting to work the audience or not, but there will be more updates of the situation as they develop:

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IMPACT Wrestling To Return To Nashville For ‘Homecoming’ Pay-Per-View 

IMPACT Wrestling To Return To Nashville For ‘Homecoming’ Pay-Per-View

IMPACT Wrestling announced at Bound For Glory that the company will return to The Asylum in Nashville, Tenn. for their ‘Homecoming’ pay-per-view event in January 2019. Nashville was the birthplace of IMPACT Wrestling, then known as NWA-TNA (Total Non-Stop Action) Wrestling in 2002. Founded by Jeff Jarrett, IMPACT would relocate to Orlando, Florida in 2004 and it would be their home until 2013.

Check out the promo video below for ‘Homecoming’:

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Brian Cage Loses For the First Time In IMPACT Wrestling, Tye Dillinger On His Future Dream Matches 

Brian Cage Loses For the First Time In IMPACT Wrestling, Tye Dillinger On His Future Dream Matches

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Brian Cage Loses For the First Time In IMPACT Wrestling

In an incredible stat for Bound For Glory, Brian Cage’s pinfall loss to Sami Callihan was the first defeat The Machine has endured since starting with IMPACT Wrestling:

Tye Dillinger On His Future Dream Matches

Tye Dillinger had a WWE Q&A on his Twitter account this evening, discussing his favorite wrestling moves, SmackDown Live moments, and his NXT run. One question that was interesting is when a fan asked him if there were any wrestlers outside of WWE he would like to face. Dillinger responded that he would like to face many, but the one name to top that list is current NWA World Heavyweight Champion, Cody Rhodes:

 

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Chris Jericho Praises Bound For Glory, SmackDown Live Will Become ‘The Shelton Show’ (Video) 

Chris Jericho Praises Bound For Glory, SmackDown Live Will Become ‘The Shelton Show’ (Video)

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Chris Jericho Praises Bound For Glory

Chris Jericho’s Rock-N-Rager Cruise is still a couple of weeks away, but the IWGP Intercontinental Champion keeps his promotion of Impact vs. ROH on its toes. Earlier tonight he sent a tweet praising Impact’s Bound For Glory, specifically Tessa Blanchard vs. Taya Valkyrie and Rich Swann.

SmackDown Live Will Become ‘The Shelton Show’ (Video)

Shelton Benjamin has been on a roll since receiving television time on SmackDown Live. On a recent SmackDown Live show in Charlottesville, Va., Benjamin sends a message to general manager, Paige, christening the blue brand as ‘The Shelton Show’:

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Tessa Blanchard Retains Knockouts Championship, Abyss Makes A Hall Of Fame Return At Bound For Glory 

Tessa Blanchard Retains Knockouts Championship, Abyss Makes A Hall Of Fame Return At Bound For Glory

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Tessa Blanchard Retains Knockouts Championship

Tessa Blanchard retained the Impact Knockouts Championship in a competitive contest against Taya Valkyrie at Bound For Glory. In a back-and-forth battle that went over 10 minutes, Tessa pulled off the victory after a Magnum off of the top rope:

RELATED: Impact Wrestling Bound For Glory Results (10/14): IN PROGRESS

Abyss Makes A Hall Of Fame Return At Bound For Glory

The latest Impact Hall Of Fame inductee, Abyss, made a special appearance at Bound For Glory after Eli Drake’s open challenge. When Drake demanded some ‘Hall Of Fame competition’, The Monster made his entrance and gave Drake a Black Hole Slam as well as a Chokeslam through a table:

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James Ellsworth Answers Eli Drake’s Open Challenge At IMPACT Bound For Glory 

James Ellsworth Answers Eli Drake’s Open Challenge At IMPACT Bound For Glory

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James Ellsworth made his IMPACT Wrestling debut, accepting Eli Drake‘s open challenge at Bound For Glory. While Drake’s open challenge was specific towards ‘New Yorkers only’, Ellsworth claimed that he ‘dated a girl from Staten Island and lived in her basement’, giving him a legitimate reason in accepting the challenge. He was quickly defeated after by Drake after taking two Gravy Trains.

This is Ellsworth’s first televised appearance since July 24, where he was fired by SmackDown Live general manager, Paige:

RELATED: Impact Wrestling Bound For Glory Results (10/14): IN PROGRESS

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IMPACT Wrestling Bound For Glory Pre-Show (VIDEO); IMPACT Current Roster & Legends Congratulate Abyss (VIDEO) 

IMPACT Wrestling Bound For Glory Pre-Show (VIDEO); IMPACT Current Roster & Legends Congratulate Abyss (VIDEO)

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IMPACT Wrestling Bound For Glory Pre-Show (VIDEO)

IMPACT Wrestling has shared the following Bound For Glory Pre-Show:

RELATED: IMPACT Wrestling: Bound For Glory Results 

IMPACT Current Roster & Legends Congratulate Abyss (VIDEO)

IMPACT Wrestling has shared the following videos featuring both the current Impact active roster and Impact legends congratulating Abyss on his Hall of Fame induction:

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Watch Today’s Special WZ Daily Previewing IMPACT Bound For Glory; Latest On WWE Crown Jewel 

Watch Today’s Special WZ Daily Previewing IMPACT Bound For Glory; Latest On WWE Crown Jewel

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Check out this special weekend edition of WZ Daily previewing tonight’s IMPACT Wrestling Bound For Glory while also covering the latest on the developing controversy around WWE Crown Jewel and Seth Rollins calling out Kenny Omega for a dream match.

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Bray Wyatt Teases Possible Character Change With Terrifying New Tweets 

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WWE Superstar Bray Wyatt has been missing in action from WWE television since his tag team partner Matt Hardy took a mid-September hiatus to nurse some pretty significant injuries. In a tweet Wyatt made on September 6th, the enigmatic Superstar announced that he was ‘going away’ to ‘find himself’:

Wyatt has been silent on social media, until now.

The former WWE Champion tweeted the following in spine tingling fashion:

Wyatt’s new tweets invoke religious imagery and violence, which isn’t all that unusual for him.

The messages leave plenty of questions and not the least of which: who is Dr. M and just who is being exorcised?

RELATED: Matt Hardy Asks The WWE Universe To Support Bray Wyatt

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