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SKFabe: Daily WWE News, rumours and scoops 23rd August, 2016

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Updated: 24 August 2016 03:56 IST - Published: 23 August 2016 13:12 IST
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Brock Lesnar receives temporary suspension after 2 failed drug tests

WWE Superstar Brock Lesnar has received a temporary suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission at a hearing earlier today. The Beast Incarnate had failed two drug tests earlier this year when his samples from June 28 and July 9 tested positive for hydroxy-clomiphene – an anti-estrogen blocker which is also on the banned list of substances.

The two tests were conducted before his UFC 200 fight against Mark Hunt, which Lesnar eventually won. The Beast Incarnate is expected to receive a formal hearing, wherein the charges levied against him will be evaluated and he will be sentenced as deemed fit. The Commission will set a date for the hearing of Lesnar and he is expected to face up to two years from both USADA and the NSAC along with fines for the failed tests.

But what effect will the suspension have on the 4-time World Champion, will WWE suspend him for Wellness Policy violations – just like Roman Reigns, Alberto Del Rio, Paige and Eva Marie, or is he too important for the company?

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How Finn Balor was injured by Seth Rollins (Video):
Finn Balor was the First ever WWE Universal Champion but unfortunately that moment for the lad couldn't last long. During the SummerSlam 2016 match with Seth Rollins "The Demon King" was power-bombed by Rollins and suffered a serious shoulder injury. Balor will be out of action for almost 6 months and reliquinshed the title yesterday at WWE Raw. Here is the video how it happened:

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Backstage Reaction To Chris Jericho After Brock Lesnar Incident
According to PWInsider, backstage reactions to Chris Jericho after Brock Lesnar SummerSlam incident were not positive. People were talking about what a "badass" Y2J was for stepping up to Brock Lesnar after Lesnar's match with Randy Orton at WWE SummerSlam 2016 last Sunday. The site reports that the WWE just considered Chris Jericho’s actions to be “boys being boys” and there is no heat on him or Brock, who flew home on Monday.

It was noted that Jericho "backed" Lesnar up during the altercation and at that point, Lesnar made a remark that Jericho should either "punch him or kiss him".

Check out more on this article 

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WWE HIC 2016 Dates announced

WWE HIC 2016 Dates announced

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WWE Hell in a cell 2016 Date Announced:
WWE has announced one more PPV, Hell in a cell 2016. It will take place on 30th October, 2016 from the TD Garden in Boston. The internet pre-sales will kick off at 10 AM ET today, and tickets will go on sale to the general public by this Friday at 11 AM ET.

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Goldberg apologizes to fans for not showing up at SummerSlam

There were a lot of rumors surrounding Goldberg’s WWE return at SummerSlam this Sunday but when the main event ended and the anticipation was at its highest, instead of Goldberg, Shane McMahon came running out of the wings to help Orton. This would have been the perfect opportunity for Goldberg’s return while setting up an epic feud between him and Lesnar that we’ve been teased for so long.

Goldberg did tweet out, however, apologizing for not showing up at the event since he realized that a lot of fans were disappointed that he didn’t show up and were booing Shane as he came out when everyone was expecting Goldberg.

Click here to see the original article with tweets.

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What happened after The Club took out the Dudleys

The Dudley Boyz came out on Raw to a very respectful crowd, and thanked everyone for the year they had and said their goodbyes. However, they were upstaged by The Shining Stars, whom they attacked, before being attacked themselves by Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson, who then gave D-Von a magic killer through a table, ending the segment. 

The beatdown with The Club was done to put some heel heat on them for ruining the big farewell, and to leave the door open for a potential match if The Dudleyz make a return.

Bubba and D-Von returned to the backstage area after the angle and the entire RAW roster, including officials and the McMahons, were waiting for them with a standing ovation.

No word yet on what is next for Bubba and D-Von but they continue to run their Team 3D Wrestling Academy in Florida.
Check out this article to learn more.

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Bin Wang to make his WWE debut:

WWE.com has announced that Bin Wang, the company’s first Chinese recruit, will make his in-ring debut at the WWE live event in Shanghai on September 10th. The 22-year-old’s first appearance for WWE will be in front of his home crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Arena against Bo Dallas.

Wang, 6-foot-3, 220 pounds, signed a WWE development contract in June, giving him the opportunity to train at WWE’s Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. He will now be part of a Live Event featuring John Cena, Roman Reigns, Big Show, and Sasha Banks.
Read this article for more details.

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Shane McMahon comments on Brock Lesnar, SummerSlam segment
As seen at Sunday’s SummerSlam PPV event, Shane McMahon walked to the ring to stop Brock Lesnar from continuing his beatdown on Randy Orton after their match ended and Lesnar hit an F-5 to McMahon to close the show. McMahon took to Twitter to comment on Lesnar’s attack.

Can we expect some serious actions by McMahon family against Brock Lesnar?

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Sasha Bank's Injury Update:
According to Wrestling Observer, former WWE Women's Champion Sasha Banks is dealing with a back injury; however, the is injury is not serious enough for Banks to undergo surgery, which means she will not be out of action for long. She will be taking her time off from WWE for the month of September, hence she is no more part of any WWE Live event on the official website.

Once Sasha Banks returns can we expect a SummerSlam Title rematch?

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Former WWE Women's Champion Sasha Banks

Former WWE Women's Champion Sasha Banks

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Off the air dark match after RAW: John Cena and Dean Ambrose vs Set Rollins and AJ Styles

Yesterday’s Raw ended with Roman Reigns standing tall over Chris Jericho, who he defeated to qualify for the Fatal Four Way next week. The dark main event after tonight’s Raw in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center saw SmackDown Superstars John Cena and WWE Champion Dean Ambrose team up.

They defeated Seth Rollins and AJ Styles, who is also from SmackDown. The finish saw Ambrose hit the Dirty Deeds on Rollins as Cena looked on.
Check out this article for more details.

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Rumor: Usos might turn heel
As noted on the Summerslam kick off the show, The Usos had a bit of a misunderstanding with American Alpha, teasing heat between the two teams. Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter pointed this out and said that it is expected that The Usos will be turning heel to begin a feud with American Alpha to help elevate them, and the tag team division on Smackdown Live. 

This would be a very welcome change as The Usos have been on a rather bland babyface run, and the crowd reacts negatively to them as well.
Check out this article for more details.

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Dudley Boyz leaving WWE?

D-Von Dudley, one-half of the legendary tag team with storyline half-brother Bubba Ray, sent out a tweet Monday indicating that the duo would be leaving the company following the episode of RAW set to air in just a few hours.

The WWE’s own account retweeted the message and also made a related announcement on its website.

Bubba Ray seemed to also allude to Monday’s events late Sunday evening.
Check out this article to learn more.

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Lesnar gets into a backstage altercation with Jericho after SummerSlam:

After Lesnar pummeled the Viper with his elbows at SummerSlam, The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that Chris Jericho was concerned about Orton’s health and came to the gorilla position as soon as the match ended. The WWE veteran wanted to make sure if Orton was alright and enquired with WWE producer Michael “PS” Hayes regarding the matter. Jericho reportedly uttered “Bul*s**t” as Hayes didn’t give him a proper reply.

Brock Lesnar came backstage right then and thought that Jericho was discussing his match with Orton, and according to some sources, he told Jericho to “shut up”, while other sources report that he warned Jericho to mind his own business. The situation went up a notch when both of them were shouting at each other and made the altercation physical.

Check out this article to learn more.

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Alberto Del Rio's wife says he cheated on her, divorce papers filed:

Alberto Del Rio and Paige were seen together openly as a couple at Disneyland sometime around May and Paige herself has been very vocal of her relationship with Del Rio in social media.

 Del Rio’s wife Angela Velkei filed for divorce at the end of June and stated that their marriage ended May 27th, 2016 due to adultery. Del Rio however, filed documents, which were obtained by Pro Wrestling Sheet, last week claiming that his relationship with his wife ended in June 2015 and it was because Angela was “guilty of cruel treatment” towards him.

 Both Del Rio and his wife want full custody of their children, ownership of their house and car. The judge has yet to make an official decision.
Check out this article to learn more.