The Weekend 3 Count is brought to you by Triple Threat CLE. This week I bring you all the news and rumors around the WWE, TNA, GFW and the Independent wrestling scene for March 23rd - March 29th.
*** Weekend Flashback ***
- With tonight being Wrestlemania 31, thought I'd post one of my favorite matches from Wrestlemania 10. Bret Hart battles his brother Owen Hart.
*** WWE News and Rumors ***
- Here comes the pain!!!!!!! Brock Lesnar announced that he has officially re-signed with WWE for 3 more years. Check out Brock's huge announcement on ESPN HERE.
- UFC Owner, Dana White, who was looking at possibly getting Lesnar signed back with UFC, stated he was happy for Lesnar and the WWE. Although I'm sure deep down inside, White was crying. Lesnar back in UFC would've been huge ratings for UFC.
- WWE have officially announced their partnership with Tapout. Tapout will be WWE's official fitness and training partner and will be promoted across all WWE shows and pay per views.
- The final class inductees are: "Macho Man" Randy Savage, Rikishi, The Bushwackers, Alunda Blayze, Larry Zbyszko, Tatsumi Fujinami, Kevin Nash and Arnold Schwarzenegger
- Fans of the yearly WWE Slammy Awards, can now enjoy the yearly award show at the beginning of the year, instead of the end of the year. WWE wants to show their award show during the same time frame that other popular award shows are aired on tv.
- It was announced on Thursday that the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal is being moved to the pre-show, just before Wrestlemania 31.
- WWE announced that after Wrestlemania, there will be major changes made to the Divas Division. The #GiveDivasAChance trend on Twitter have opened the company's eyes and would like to use their Diva talent more.
- WWE will be releasing a Jerry "The King" Lawler DVD in May. The list of matches to be included can be found HERE.
*** TNA News and Rumors ***
- TNA struck a new tv deal to allow TNA Impact to be shown in Brazil.
- This past week on TNA, Drew Galloway, debuted his new faction, to feud with The Beat Down Clan. Galloway's stable have named themselves The Rising. The faction includes former WWE Superstar, Camacho, now going by the name Myka, in TNA. The faction also includes former NXT talent, Shaun Ricker, who'll go by the name Eli Drake, in TNA
*** GFW News and Rumors ***
- Rumors are stating that Jeff Jarrett has been booking wrestlers for an August 22nd GFW show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Jeff Jarrett posted the following YouTube video on his Twitter page:
*** Other Wrestling News ***
- Rey Mysterio, has been receiving death threats from the wrestling fans in Mexico. Last weekend, Perro Aguayo Jr., passed away at a nearby hospital, after his tag match, which included Mysterio. Mysterio went for his trademarked "619" move and the move went wrong, causing Perro to have an in ring accident, which would later cost him his life. Many fans of Mexico are blaming Mysterio and there were even talks of manslaughter charges.
- Rumors were saying that Rey Mysterio, was taking the accident really rough. So rough, that Rey was looking at retiring after finishing up the last of his scheduled appearances. Rey was asked about the rumors and stated the rumors were false.
- Anyone want to buy a WWE Hall of Fame ring? WWE Hall of Famer Abdullah The Butcher now has his Hall of Fame ring listed for sale on Ebay. He's only asking $19,999.00.
- Wrestling Isn't Wrestling:
- What if Michael Bay directed WrestleMania?
And that is this weekend's 3 Count. Join me every Sunday afternoon, where I give you the major stories in WWE, TNA, GFW and the independent wrestling scene. Till next time, tap or snap.