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Wrestling Fix: NXT coming to Brooklyn SummerSlam weekend, Nakamura and Okada get WWE tryouts and more links

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We hope you have a Great American Bash this Fourth of July. So does Torrie Wilson.

The next NXT Takeover event will be live from the Barclays Center Saturday, August 22. That’s the night before SummerSlam. It’s also the same night as the big Ring of Honor show — Field of Honor — in Brooklyn with New Japan stars Shinsuke Nakamura and Kazuchika Okada on the card. Shots fired! [Wrestling Observer]

Speaking of Nakamura and Okada. Rumor has it that they both received WWE tryouts. I don’t know whether to be excited or terrified. If they were to come into WWE and receive the Samoa Joe treatment, it could be awesome. [Wrestling Inc]

Look who met up in Japan.

Kevin Owens is straight trolling.

But the new champ is here.

Cody Rhodes is expected back at Monday’s Raw. [Wrestling Observer, subscription required]

The cover of WWE 2K16 will be revealed onĀ Raw Monday night. Also, Samoa Joe could be in the game. [PW Insider]

The exit of TNA exec Andy Barton is a big deal as he’s been working for Dixie Carter since 1996. That’s likely not a great sign. [Wrestling Observer]

Kurt Angle says he’d like his last match to be with Daniel Bryan. [Facebook]

Patrick is lonely watching Beast in the East.

Austin Aries teases an announcement next week.

Joey Styles is pro-lighting.

Relive the top 10 moments from SmackDown — or live them for the first time.

Good stuff from Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns. This is the best the two have come off in a long time.

Brock Lesnar will never stop taking John Cena to Suplex City … bitch.

Chris Jericho plays “shotgun, trunk or bus stop.”

Noelle Foley recapsĀ Raw … and is the hardcore champion?

Josh Matthews previews Wednesday night’s Impact Wrestling show and teases the return of Dixie Carter.

If for some reason you have a question for Robbie E, it’s your lucky day.

Pentagon Jr. goes Mortal Kombat.

Chikara weirdness.

Step inside Chikara’s events center.

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Brian is the owner and editor-in-chief of Between The Ropes. He has also covered wrestling and MMA for The Orlando Sentinel and AOL Fanhouse and currently is a contributor for Sporting News. You can email Brian at btrfritz@gmail.com.

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