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SKFabe: Daily WWE News, rumours and scoops 1st September, 2016

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Updated: 01 September 2016 22:57 IST - Published: 01 September 2016 14:36 IST

Finn Balor can be out of action for more than 8-9 months:
It was being previously reported that Finn Balor would be out of action for almost 4 months. However, after more diagnosis and medical reports the option is now completely ruled out. Balor is reported to be suffering from torn larums which will keep him out of action for up to 8-9 months. 

This being said, Balor might miss Wrestlemania 33 as well.


Zee Entertainment sells Ten Sports to Sony for $385 million:
Zee Entertainment is selling its sports business, Ten Sports, to Sony for $385 million (approximately Rs 2,600 crore). The board of Zee has approved the sale of sports broadcast operations to Sony. Zee has signed a binding pact with Sony for the sale of its sports channel operations and to Zee, the sale of the sports business will be completed within the coming four to five months. 

The sports channels now under Sony include Ten Sports, Ten 1, Ten 2, Ten 3, Ten Golf and Ten Cricket. They have confirmed that WWE will be televised on Ten Sports as usual.


Backstage Update on Brock Lesnar vs Randy Orton rematch:
As reported by Wrestling Observer News, Brock Lesnar vs Randy Orton has been announced for 24th September non-televised WWE Live event from Chicago.

WWE decided to put Lesnar on the live event instead of 25th September Clash of Champions pay-per-view from Indianapolis because his contract calls for different pay for live events than for pay-per-view events, which typically feature longer main event quality matches as opposed to quick squash matches.


Daniel Bryan looking to return to the ring soon?
Recently, SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan has expressed his desire to go back into the ring again and Forbes claimed last week that even his own doctors have cleared him for a ring appearance at WWE. However, Sports Illustrated’s Justin Barrasso reported that WWE apparently is fighting a multi-million dollar concussion lawsuit and considering the WWE Wellness Policy, abiding by which is seemingly a huge issue for the company, it is very unlikely that they will let Bryan fight in the coming months.
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