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Between the Ropes’ Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman review Raw with the help of Tough Enough contestant Daria Berenato. We’re headed for Sting and John Cena in singles matches with Seth Rollins at Night of Champions.
Cops shot a man allegedly armed with a knife outside of the WWE Performance Center. Police say the man is obsessed with a female WWE wrestler. The man reportedly has life-threatening injuries. [Deadspin]
WWE issued this statement on the shooting: “Unfortunately a deranged individual with no WWE affiliation, who had a court order prohibiting him from being on WWE property, was involved with an Orange County Sheriff’s deputy in the parking lot of the WWE Performance Center. We defer to the Orange County Sheriff’s department for further comment and information.” [Wrestling Observer]
WWE released Seth Rollins’ girlfriend, Zahra Schreiber, for “inappropriate and offensive remarks she made that were recently brought to out attention.” Schreiber’s past social media posts — a couple in which she shows off a swastika hanging in her room and a drawing of a My Little Pony with a Hitler mustache and Nazi armband — got her into trouble along with her defensive responses. [Wrestling Observer]
Hulk Hogan’s Good Morning America appearance hasn’t swayed WWE. The company issued this statement: “At this time, the WWE remains steadfast in its decision.” [Wrestling Observer]
Superstars spoilers include a six-man tag with Stardust and Neville on opposite sides. [ProWrestling.net]
Ringside Fest is October 3 in Times Square. Scheduled to appear: Seth Rollins, Kevin Owens, Dolph Ziggler, Lana, and Paige. Also, get the latest on new Mattel WWE action figures.
NXT is headed to Nashville.
— Triple H (@TripleH) August 31, 2015
I really hope Rusev is taking these photos.
Bram (aka Thomas Latimer) was arrested on allegations of domestic battery and false imprisonment in Gulfport, Florida. TNA has indefinitely suspended him.
“The charges against Thomas Latimer are serious, and he is immediately and indefinitely suspended from any future TNA-sanctioned events awaiting the outcome of the case,” TNA executive vice president of television and talent John Gaburick said in a statement.
Bram was once in WWE Developmental working as Kenneth Cameron in the Ascension. He is the ex-husband of WWE star Charlotte, who was not involved in the incident. [Wrestling Observer]
More details on the arrest. [Wrestling Inc]
Jeff Jarrett explains the “hostile takeover” of TNA.
Ring of Honor
Stevie Richards and Jay Lethal go face-to-face.