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Main Event Set For Ring Of Honor ‘Final Battle’ PPV

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Ring Of Honor has announced the main event for their biggest pay-per-view of the year Final Battle.

Tonight at Glory By Hour, PCO defeated Marty Scurll to gain a ROH championship opportunity at Final Battle against RUSH.

RUSH’s Ring Of Honor contract is set to expire at the end of 2019.

Ring Of Honor Final Battle will be held on 12/13 at the UMBC Event Center in Baltimore, MD

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Team RAW Revealed For WWE Survivor Series, Triple Threat Match Announced, Updated Match Card

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WWE has announced who will participate on Team RAW at WWE Survivor Series.

During tonight’s RAW broadcast it was revealed that Seth Rollins will be joined by Randy Orton, Kevin Owens, Drew McIntyre, and Ricochet on the red brand.

Also announced tonight is a Triple Threat Match featuring AJ Styles vs. Roderick Strong vs. Shinsuke Nakamura.

WWE Survivor Series – Current Match Card

  • WWE Championship: Brock Lesnar vs. Rey Mysterio
  • Becky Lynch (RAW) vs. Bayley (SmackDown) vs. Shayna Baszler (NXT)
  • The Viking Raiders (Erik and Ivar) (RAW) vs. The New Day (Big E and Kofi Kingson) (SmackDown) vs. The Undisputed Era (Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly) (NXT)
  • Shinsuke Nakamura vs. AJ Styles vs. Roderick Strong
  • Team Raw (TBA, TBA, TBA, TBA, and TBA) vs. Team SmackDown (Sasha Banks, Carmella, Dana Brooke, TBA, and TBA) vs. Team NXT (TBA, TBA, TBA, TBA, and TBA)
  • Team Raw (Seth Rollins, Kevin Owens, Ricochet, Randy Orton, and Drew McIntyre) vs. Team SmackDown (TBA, TBA, TBA, TBA, and TBA) vs. Team NXT (TBA, TBA, TBA, TBA, and TBA)

WWE will be hosting a tri-branded Survivor Series event on 11/24 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL.

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Report: Sin Cara’s Release Request Not Approved By WWE

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Update: 6:55 PM ET – According to PWInsider, Sin Cara’s release request has not been approved. He was originally scheduled to travel to television next week in Boston, but will be sent home following the WWE European tour.


Earlier today, Sin Cara announced he has has requested his release from WWE.

In a Twitter post, Sin Cara advised fans that he asked for his release from the company yesterday. Sin Cara is among WWE stars currently in Europe on tour.

Mike Johnson of PWInsider reports that the word making its rounds among talent is that Sin Cara has interest working with MMA promotion Combates America. Alberto El Patron, who Sin Cara is close with is the the former president of the promotion based in New York.

Sin Cara’s WWE deal expires in 2022. No word if WWE will grant his release.

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WrestleMania Generates $165 Million for New York/New Jersey Region

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WWE issued the following press release

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE® (NYSE: WWE) and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy today announced that WrestleMania 35 generated $165.4 million in economic impact for the New York/New Jersey region this past April, according to a study conducted by the Enigma Research Corporation. This marks a more than 60 percent increase from the $101.2 million generated for WrestleMania 29 in New York and New Jersey, and the eighth consecutive year that WrestleMania generated more than $100 million in economic impact for its host region.

Over the past 13 years, WrestleMania has generated more than $1.3 billion in cumulative economic impact for the cities that have hosted the event. WrestleMania 35 also generated approximately $27.1 million in federal, state and local taxes.

“New Jersey is proud to have hosted WrestleMania 35 in April, the fourth time our state has been host to this great event,” said New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. “This data underscores what we already knew — bringing large-scale events that draw fans from all over the world brings significant economic benefits to our state and the region. I thank WWE for choosing New Jersey and hope to continue this partnership in the future.”

“We are thrilled that WrestleMania’s return to our ‘front yard’ generated a significant economic increase for our partners in New York and New Jersey,” said John P. Saboor, WWE Executive Vice President of Special Events. “This success would not have been possible without the tireless support of Governor Murphy, Barclays Center, NYC & Company, Meadowlands Chamber, New York Jets, New York Giants and the rest of our public and private sector partners throughout the region. We now turn our attention to next year for what will be a historic WrestleMania debut in Tampa Bay.”

A sold-out crowd of 82,265 fans from all 50 states and 68 countries attended WWE’s pop-culture extravaganza this past April, making it the highest-grossing entertainment event in the history of MetLife Stadium. Key highlights from the study include:

– $165.4 million in direct, indirect and induced impact derived from spending by visitors to the New York/New Jersey region for WrestleMania 35.

– 52% of fans that attended WrestleMania were from outside the New York and New Jersey region and stayed an average of 4.6 nights.

– $23.9 million was spent on hotels and accommodations within the New York/New Jersey region.

– The economic impact derived from WrestleMania Week was equal to the creation of 1,534 full-time jobs for the area.

– $6.6 million was spent by visitors to the region at area restaurants.

Next year, WrestleMania 36 will take place Sunday, April 5 live from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay. Tickets are available this Friday, November 15 at 10 AM ET through Ticketmaster. In addition, WrestleMania Travel packages are currently available via WrestleManiaTravel.com. The event will also be streamed live around the world on WWE Network.

About Enigma Research Corporation

Enigma Research Corporation is an international consulting firm which specializes in measuring the economic impact of special events. Enigma’s economists developed a customized model which converted expenditures into economic impact, employment supported and taxes generated as a result of the event.

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