Crown Jewel News – According to BarnBurner, via EWrestlingNews.com, the WWE has shifted focus from the middle east to the United States in locations to hold WWE’s Crown Jewel event. While I’ve heard nothing else about this, and more pronounce writers haven’t said anything, it’s safe to say to take this with a grain of salt for now.
Saudi Arabia Brings Big Return? – Hulk Hogan’s legacy hasn’t been that clean in decades, but the crown prince of Saudi Arabia still wants him in the country apparently. In talking to the Orlando Sentinel, Hogan commented on his trip to the embattled country, saying
There are a lot of plans in the works. I’m looking forward to going to Saudi Arabia with the WWE, looking forward to WrestleMania — but yeah, we’re moving forward at a rapid pace. It’s exciting to have this opportunity again after all these years where I was there and gone.
Major Name Going into Hall of Fame? – In what may be the weakest move since the WWE inducted The Four Horsemen and Ric Flair twice, the WWE is allegedly cashing in on the nWo again. Allegedly. According to a Reddit user named Thegumpguy, as read on WrestlingINC, wrote about meeting Kevin Nash, and Nash (allegedly) told him that the nWo was being inducted into the Hall of Fame this year. With news of Hulk Hogan’s possible return, this makes sense. Still, take it with a grain of salt.
Quick Hits – WWE star Lana had her Instagram hacked today. PAC (fka Neville) of Dragon Gate introduced the Dragon Gate Network, which will cost $13 a month. Despite not appearing on t.v. this week, Paige is still seen in high regard as GM of SmackDown.