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SKFabe: Daily WWE News, rumours and scoops 25th August, 2016

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Updated: 25 August 2016 19:04 IST - Published: 25 August 2016 11:29 IST

What Randy Orton Was Told About the Brock Lesnar Match:

Sunday’s SummerSlam ended with Brock Lesnar brutalizing Randy Orton in an all-out assault which resulted in Orton’s forehead being busted open before a TKO victory for the Beast.

Reportedly, Orton was told that Lesnar knew how to cut him open without hurting him and Orton had agreed to it. But during the match Lesnar apparently subjected Orton to stiff jabs to the head and he later required 10 staples from the WWE medical crew to close the wound.

Orton sold this by staying down as he was kayfabe knocked out and the panic among the WWE crew was very real since Orton was actually badly injured.


Bret Hart comments on Seth Rollins hurting fellow Superstars during matches:

Seth Rollins and Fin Balor’s match at SummerSlam resulted in Fin suffering a dislocated shoulder after Rollins’ buckle bomb and this is not the first time Seth has been accused of injuring fellow Superstars in the ring.

Among other former WWE Superstars, Bret Hart commented that Seth should know that he is doing something wrong since wrestlers shouldn’t be injuring each other during matches and that he should change his wrestling style “before someone gets killed”. 

Hart also mentioned that in his 23-year-long career he never injured any opponent even though he fought in a very physical and realistic style. Read the full article here.


Michelle McCool has skin cancer:

Former WWE Divas Champion Michelle McCool revealed today on Instagram that she has skin cancer. However, she did not put forward any official statement but just wrote it in a tone that encouraged people to use sunscreen. McCool wrote:

Hey, kids! Wear yo sunscreen & you won't have to have holes cut out of your body due to skin cancer! #ifiknewnow#SUNSCREEN#alldayeveryday

Click here to learn more.


The Rock hinted at a possible match with Vin Diesel:
In a recent Instagram video from the set of Fast and Furious 8, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson tells his fans how shooting for the franchise “gets his blood boiling” and mentions some of his co-stars as being “true professionals” while the other are “candy a**es”. 

Though he didn’t take any names, Life & Style magazine reported that Dwayne was actually referring to his co-star Vin Diesel as the alleged “chicken sh*t” and that this rivalry is possibly made up to promote the movie. They allegedly got to know from an insider source that there could be a potential match between the two men at WrestleMania 33. Considering Fast and Furious 8 releases about 10 days after WrestleMania 33, its not an impossibility.
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Finn Balor shoulder injury update:

SummerSlam saw Finn Balor get tossed around the announce tables by Seth Rollins this Sunday night. It was later confirmed that Finn Balor had dislocated his shoulder during the match after which he popped it right back in and finished the match with his injuries. New information about his medical condition came into light today as Finn tweeted out a picture of a huge scar on his shoulder proving that his injury is worse than what was previously assumed.


Nakamura wants John Cena at WrestleMania 33:

Japanese pro-wrestler Shinsuke Nakamura’s WWE debut was during the last WrestleMania week at NXT: Takeover Dallas where he faced Sami Zayn in a match that was definitely one for the history books with crowd going absolutely bonkers and chanting: “Fight forever” by the end of it.

At WrestleMania 33 however, Nakamura wants to sit out the night before during the NXT pay-per-view and fight at WrestleMania. Considering who he would like to fight that night, Nakamura says, "John Cena- that's a great choice."

The King of Strong Style deserves a WrestleMania shot according to many fans but we have to wait and see what really happens in April next year.
Check out this article for more info.


Main Roster Plans For Samoa Joe Revealed

Reddit user /u/FalconArrow (A verified WWE insider) confirmed that there are plans to bring Joe up to the main roster, but there were no creative plans for him at that very time (this was just after Wrestlemania 32). Also, according to a report from, it seems that the wait to see Samoa Joe on Raw or SmackDown is almost over. The word is that Joe will be on WWE’s main roster sooner rather than later.

There are a lot of possibilities for Joe considering what happened in Brooklyn over the weekend, but the expectation is Samoa Joe would be exclusive to the Smackdown Live brand, which opens up several possibilities for him


Shinsuke Nakamura Wants John Cena at WrestleMania 33

The King Of Strong Style recently spoke to Sports about his debut match and discussed many subjects. However, the main highlight of the interview was when the NXT champion revealed his WWE goals, saying that he would love to face John Cena at Wrestlemania 33 in Orlando, Florida.

"I'd like to fight at WrestleMania," said Nakamura, who even booked his own match. "John Cena- that's a great choice."

With everything set in mind, Nakamura pursues his dream to become the first Japanese Wrestler to headline Wrestlemania, however, he understands what is needed to excel on the WWE’s main roster.

“I need to study English more,” Nakamura admitted. “I’ll start by watching Sesame Street every day.”


Behind the scenes at SummerSlam featuring Dean Ambrose, John Cena, Brock Lesnar and more

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of SummerSlam, WWE Superstars were part of WWE's Snapchat story which surely makes for an entertaining watch. Check it out here

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