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Finn Balor Taking Time Off
According to ProWrestlingSheet, Finn Balor will be taking time off from WWE soon. The report elaborates, saying that Balor has requested two months off. One source says Balor is looking to “recharge”.
Balor recently lost the Intercontinental Championship to Shinsuke Nakamura. He looks primed for a feud with Bray Wyatt. The returning Wyatt attacked Balor on Raw after Balor lost to Samoa Joe.
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Will Ospreay Injured
The “Aerial Assassin” Will Ospreay is currently dealing with a neck injury. Ospreay was held out of G1 Climax Night 4, where he was scheduled to be part of a six man tag. The match was changed to a regular tag, with Kota Ibushi and Jushin “Thunder” Liger teaming to defeat Shota Umino and Yota Tsuji.
Sorry I couldn’t make it out there guys. I’m in a huge amount of pain right now but New Japan is giving me all the best treatment and taking great care of my health.
I’ll do my best to continue the G1. https://t.co/pSVsh82sqW
— ᵂⁱˡˡ ᴼˢᵖʳᵉᵃʸ • ウィル・オスプレイ (@WillOspreay) July 15, 2019
Ospreay’s status for Thursday’s G1 action is still unknown. He is scheduled to face Kota Ibushi on the show. Ospreay is currently 1-1 in the G1, with two points in A Block.
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CM Punk Takes Shot At Shane McMahon
Who really is “The Best In The World”? CM Punk laid claim to the nickname during his time in WWE. Now, Shane McMahon uses it to draw heat. Sunday night during Extreme Rules, Punk seemingly took a shot at Shane on Twitter (h/t CagesideSeats).
Pictured is CM Punk responding to former UFC Public Relations head Dave Sholler, mocking Shane McMahon. Punk doesn’t comment on wrestling often anymore, making this even more fun.