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SKFabe: WWE News, rumours and scoops 5th August, 2016

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Updated: 06 August 2016 15:14 IST - Published: 05 August 2016 11:47 IST
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Cody Rhodes to face Kurt Angle At WCPW Show On October 8th:

Former WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes will be wrestling Kurt Angle at the Northeast Wrestling “Wrestling Under the Stars” event on August 27th in Wappingers Falls, NY. Rhodes announced on Twitter recently that he will be wrestling Angle in a rematch for the WCPW promotion in Manchester, England, in October. He posted this:

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Conor McGregor questions manhoods of WWE superstars especially Brock lesnarWhen Conor was asked about if he ever wants to be with WWE, he went off.

Conor McGregor questions manhoods of WWE superstars especially Brock lesnar

When Conor was asked about if he ever wants to be with WWE, he went off. "I haven't really thought about it," McGregor said. "For the most part, those WWE guys are p**sies. They're messed up p**sies if you ask me". McGregor said there are some people he respects over there -- including the McMahons, Triple H and The Rock. But when asked about Brock Lesnar,  he fired even more shots. I mean fair play to Brock, he got in and fought (at UFC 200). But at the end of the day he's juiced up to the eyeballs, so how can I respect that?"

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Ryback Officially Finished With WWE

In a video posted to his Instagram and circulating in other outlets online, “The Big Guy” wished the WWE “the best of luck in their future endeavors,” a direct reference to the language frequently used when the company releases a talent.

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Bobby Lashley is set to take on James Storm in a title vs title match on Impact Wrestling next week.
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WWE Releases Backslash PPV promo:

The SmackDown-brand Backlash PPV event takes place on September 11th from Richmond, Virginia and airs live on the WWE Network.

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Updated list of WWE 2k17 Roster Announced: 

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Cruiserweight Classic competitor Tony Nese has signed with EVOLVE Wrestling.
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Cody Rhodes will be appearing on the October 5th episode of "Arrow". Rhodes has been in Vancouver this week, filming for the show.
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Ric Flair no longer in contracts with WWE

WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair no longer has a contractual affiliation with WWE. Flair and fellow Hall of Famer Scott Hall were backstage at the recent RAW in Atlanta as both live in the area.

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It is being reported that Shaq vs Big Show at WrestleMania 33 might be Big Show's last match.

In an interview with Shanghai Daily he revealed “I’ve had a 21-year career. I’m looking forward to retirement actually. It’d be nice to actually see my family. I’ve earned my limited schedule and now it’s the twilight for me. I get to do media, talk to fans, and tour the world and go out with a nice casual wave goodbye; and I’m happy with that.”

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WWE management are concerned with Paige's WWE future. Paige and Alberto Del Rio were reportedly drafted to separate brands due to backstage heat with officials.
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Ryback taunts WWE with his Instagram post:Ryback, who has been in a contract dispute with WWE for a few months now, posted this on Instagram:“In life when glass ceilings are presented to prevent you from that illustrious brass ring there is only one way to handle it, Break It Take It! Don't ever let anyone prevent you from your dreams. Front: The Big Guy Fist with brass ring and R logo Back: Break It Take It.”

Ryback taunts WWE with his Instagram post:

Ryback, who has been in a contract dispute with WWE for a few months now, posted this on Instagram:

“In life when glass ceilings are presented to prevent you from that illustrious brass ring there is only one way to handle it, Break It Take It! Don't ever let anyone prevent you from your dreams. Front: The Big Guy Fist with brass ring and R logo Back: Break It Take It.”

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Seth Rollins Says He

Seth Rollins Says He "Profusely Apologized' For Breaking John Cena's Nose

In an interview with CBS Atlanta 92.8's The Game Mornings on Thursday Seth Rollins reveals his part of story. “I remember I just crushed his nose and he was just disfigured and dismembered. I was shocked he made it to SummerSlam healthy as he did…I apologized profusely. John Cena and I wrestled a million times and every once in a while you’d get a clunker in there but this one was just for some reason, I just made real contact with his face, and rearranged it pretty bad…Wrestling is as real as it gets when it comes to injuries."

It was really bad, John looked gnarly and he felt really bad about it. As per Rollins they were just trading shots and he threw a high knee just for some separation.

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Jonny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa stole the show on the last episode of the first round of the Cruiserweight Classic.
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The Wrestling Observer Newsletter is speculation that the SmackDown women's and tag-team championships will be coming "in the fall".
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At this point, both AJ Styles and Randy Orton are expected to win their matches at SummerSlam.
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The November 20th Survivor Series show that will take place in Toronto, Canada is already officially sold out, even though there are a section of tickets left with secondary sources/vendors.