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Lars Sullivan Potentially Out Until 2020
The injury to Lars Sullivan is apparently worse than initially believed. According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter (h/t CagesideSeats), a knee injury will keep Sullivan out until almost early 2020. Initially, the injury was not believed to be serious. Apparently the injury is serious, though no injury details have been made public.
Sullivan has had a variety of issues during his main roster run. These have included reports of panic attacks ending a rumored push and Wrestlemania match and the resurfacing of misogynistic and hateful forum posts from his pre-WWE days.
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WWE Changing Networks in UK, Ireland
There will be a new home for WWE programming in the United Kingdom. WWE announced on their corporate website that they will be moving from SkySports to BT Sport in January 2020. This will include live broadcasts of Raw and SmackDown and re-airings in primetime. WWE pay-per-views will be available on BT Sport Box Office.
WWE also announced they will continue their relationship with Fox Sports for airings in Latin America. Full details on the Latin Fox-WWE partnership extension can be found here.
Speculation on Future Sights for Wrestlemania
Rumors are swirling for the future sites of Wrestlemania 37 & 38. The latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter (h/t WrestlingInc) listed sites that are being considered for the two Wrestlemanias. The listed cities include:
- London, England
- Chicago, Illinois
- Jacksonville, Florida
- Santa Clara, California
- Las Vegas, Nevada
- Houston, Texas
- Dallas, Texas
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Toronto, Canada
- Miami, Florida
- Orlando, Florida
- Tampa, Florida
The WrestlingInc article also explains that Los Angeles, California is expected to get one of the two Wrestlemanias. It would be hosted at the new LA Stadium. The stadium is expected to hold over 70,000 fans.