Sunday, November 23, 2014

Weekend 3 Count: 11/17 - 11/23 #WWE #TNA #GFW

By @B_Rock1978

The Weekend 3 Count is brought to you by Triple Threat CLE.

*** Weekend Flashback ***
- With this week being the release of the new "Macho Man" Randy Savage DVD, thought I'd post a highlight video of a Randy Savage match. R.I.P. Macho Man

WWE World Heavyweight Champion "Macho Man" Randy Savage vs. Shawn Michaels. WWE 1992.

*** WWE News and Rumors ***

- UFC owner, Dana White, was asked about Brock Lesnar returning to UFC in the future. White stated that he knows Lesnar wants to fight again and is healthier then his first UFC run. White also stated that he and Lesnar have a great business relationship, so we'll see what happens. Lesnar's current WWE contract expires the night after Wrestlemania 31 in April.

- The "Immortal" Hulk Hogan was in Triple Threat CLE's hometown of Cleveland, Ohio this past Wednesday. Hogan was taking in the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. San Antonio Spurs game at Quicken Loans Arena. Hogan was also in town to promote WWE's December pay per view, TLC. WWE TLC takes place live at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on December 14th.

- Daniel Bryan was interviewed this past week and is still hoping to be back in time from his injuries for the Royal Rumble and Wrestlemania 31.

- This past RAW, Luke Harper, was crowned the NEW WWE Intercontinental Champion, as he defeated Dolph Ziggler. You can read all about that and RAW in my RAW results.

- There are currently talks of WWE  possibly doing a Ryback vs. Triple H match at the Royal Rumble this year.

- Also for Royal Rumble, WWE is considering using a couple ECW Originals for the 40-Man Rumble. Royal Rumble is taking place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, home of ECW.

- Fandango returns to action at Survivor Series' pregame show with his new valet, Rosa Mendez.

- Bad News Barrett has stated that he feels that he's 4-6 weeks away from being 100% and ready to return to action.

- There are rumors circulating that Chris Jericho might be a surprise Royal Rumble entrant. Jericho is being advertised to compete at live shows in January.

- Newcomer Kevin Steen will make his NXT debut on NXT's Takeover pay per view December 11th. Steen will be using the ring name Kevin Owens.

- Former WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Mick Foley, has stated he has interest in returning to the WWE in a General Manager role if needed.

- The Miz has stated that his wife, Maryse, might be interested in a WWE return. Miz thinks that there could be a few good storylines they could have by using The Miz and Maryse together.

- The past few weeks on RAW and Smackdown we've been seeing "coming soon" videos of a new faction called "A New Day". The faction will include Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston and Big E. There are rumors stating that we may see "A New Day" debut at Survivor Series.

- Former referee/RAW General Manager, Brad Maddox, was released from WWE this week.

- There have been rumors that A.J. Lee may be leaving WWE soon. As of now, A.J., is still under contract until after WWE TLC in December.

- Former WCW and WWE superstar, Marc Mero has stated that he will be needing heart surgery eventually. Mero competed in WCW as Johnny B. Badd, a gimmick that made him look similar to classic oldies rocker Little Richard. Mero went on to WWE where he wrestled under his real name, Marc Mero. Mero was a 3-Time WCW Television Champion and 1-Time WWE Intercontinental Champion.

- Larry The Cable Guy will guest host tomorrow night's RAW. Former WWE superstar, Santino Marella, will also appear with Larry The Cable Guy, promoting their new movie, Jingle All The Way 2.

- WWE released a new "Macho Man" Randy Savage DVD/BluRay this past Tuesday. "The Randy Savage Story", features an hour and a half documentary and 15 matches from the Madness himself. OHHH YEAHHH!

*** TNA News and Rumors ***

- Former WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Alberto Del Rio, may be TNA's hottest free agent soon. Del Rio has settled his breach of contract issue he had with the WWE, this week. Del Rio has stated that he is now aloud to compete in the United States again and plans on signing two contracts in 2015. One with Lucha Underground and the other with TNA.

- It was reported at the beginning of the week that this past Wednesday's TNA Impact was the last episode that Spike TV will air.

- TNA Impact has officially signed a new multi year deal with Destination America. TNA Impact will begin their new era on Destination America in January.

- Dixie Carter has announced on her Twitter page that there will be a few more surprising announcements for TNA.

- TNA will be showing a "Best of Turkey Bowl" episode on their TNA YouTube channel on Wednesday. Still need that TNA fix on Wednesday? Then be sure to check that out.

- If you missed TNA Impact this past Wednesday, Taryn Terrell, was crowned the new TNA Knockouts Champion. Also Low Ki, was crowned the new TNA X Division Champion. Head back to my Impact Results and read all about those matches and more.

- TNA World Champion, Bobby Roode got the ok to defend the TNA World Title against Tommy Dreamer at Dreamer's House of Hardcore VII event last weekend in an "Old School Street Fight Match". Roode was victorious. Ethan Carter III was originally supposed to face Dreamer but had to be replaced due to injury.

- Bobby Lashley will be returning to MMA Bellator for his next fight on February 27th. Lashley will be taking on James Thompson in a rematch from their first fight back in 2012. Thompson was victorious in that outing.

*** GFW News and Rumors ***

- GFW owner, Jeff Jarrett, recently had a conversation with UFC's Chael Sonnen. Jarrett offered Sonnen a spot in the commentary booth with Jim Ross, calling the first ever GFW pay per view. Sonnen has since shown no interest.

- Other candidates that Jeff Jarrett has been looking at, as a possible commentating sidekick with Jim Ross, for the first pay per view are as follows: TNA's Mike Tenay, ROH's Kevin Kelly and former WWE World Heavyweight Champion, CM Punk.

And that's this weekend's 3 Count. Join me every Sunday afternoon as I post news around WWE, TNA and GFW. Till next week, tap or snap.

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