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Big Cass WrestlePro Incident
CazXL, formerly known as Big Cass in WWE, had an incident at a WrestlePro show this weekend. Caz was escorted from the venue after a series of incidents (h/t CagesideSeats). The show was a farewell show for WrestlePro owner Pat Buck who recently signed as a producer with WWE. Caz was escorted out of the building after spitting on Buck. Buck still had a great farewell show:
— Al Scorcho (@AScorcho) September 15, 2019
Caz also had run ins with AEW stars Joey Janela & So-Cal Uncensored. They included accusing them of stealing from him, and confronting Janela about his run-in with Caz’s tag team partner Enzo at a Blink 182 concert this summer. Caz has been very open about struggles with substance abuse, and reports indicate that his behavior could have been indicative of being under the influence. Here is hoping that Caz gets help should he need it.
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Natural Progression Series Winner
On the weekend, Progress hosted their sixth Natural Progression Series tournament. The tournament is an annual affair that is a showcase for new talent to breakout. Past winners include Mark Andrews, Flash Morgan Webster, Toni Storm and more. The one-day tournament saw some of the best up-and-comers on the British wrestling scene.
This year’s winner was Scotty Davis (h/t TWM News). He defeated Danny Duggan in the finals in a hard-fought affair. Davis would follow up his win with a Progress Tag Team Title win on Sunday. He and Jordan Devlin cashed in Davis’ championship opportunity to make Sunday’s tag team match a triple threat. They defeated Grizzled Young Veterans and Aussie Open to win the titles.
— PROGRESS Wrestling (@ThisIs_Progress) September 15, 2019
Backstage Praise For Ali & Elias
Two SmackDown Live stars are getting praise for their work backstage. According to Fightful, both Ali and Elias are getting praise for their King of the Ring match. Vince McMahon and Eric Bischoff went out of their way to congratulate Ali on his match with Elias. This could mean big things for Ali going forward. There was also praise for Elias backstage, noting that he is well-liked and easy to work with.