New Japan Pro Wrestling is letting fans know that their G1 Special in USA event has special rules for those in attendance. They are not allowing any video taping whatsoever, not even with a phone. If you’re used to throwing streamers in the ring, leave them at home as they will not allow them in the building.
You can read the entire rules press release below, including a video they released as well.
Manners & Rules at New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s G1 Special in the USA
New Japan Pro-Wrestling is just as excited about the G1 Special in the USA, as you the fans are. As we prepare to bring these historic events to the United States, we want go over the Manners & Rules.
We request that you please stay to your seating area. Do not stand in the isles or open area’s.
During the events, we encourage you to chant, yell and support your favorites, boo those you don’t like, but please be aware of the language and getting in the way of others also trying to enjoy the spectacle.
For your own safety, please stay behind the railing during wrestler entrances and the match.
There will be no paper tape or streamers allowed in the Long Beach Convention Center. This is a rule set by the LBCC and we must abide by it. All streamers and paper tape will be confiscated by the LBCC staff upon entrance to the arena.
There is no video taping allowed inside the arena. You are not allowed to film with a digital camera, smart phone or cellular device at anytime. Security is trained to recognize this and have been instructed to confiscate equipment and eject you from the arena.
Posting any video of these events online without express written consent is copyright infringement. This is against the law. There are serious fines related to this and we want you to avoid this.
We do support you taking pictures at the events. Please feel free to take as many as you want, share them on social media and your blogs. Be sure to tag @njpwglobal and plug www.njpw1972.com when discussing the event.
Please locate signage or speak with a LBCC staff member to inquire into designated smoking areas.
Follow the rules and have a great time. We cannot wait to see you in Long Beach!!
Oney Lorcan Reportedly Requests Release From WWE Contract
205 Live Star Requests Release From WWE
Oney Lorcan has requested his release from WWE.
According to PWInsider, Lorcan requested his release from the company at the end of October, and multiple sources have confirmed the story.
Lorcan signed with WWE in September 2015 following a strong independent run in numerous promotions such as EVOLVE, Beyond Wrestling, and CZW.
On social media, Lorcan has changed his name back to his former persona Biff Busick, bit has not publicly commented on his intentions to leave the company.
Lorcan last wrestled on the 10/25 edition of 205 Live.
He joins a number of talent who have reportedly requested their release over the last year, including The Revival, Mike Kanellis, Sin Cara, and ACH (Jordan Myles).
It’s unknown if WWE plans to grant him his release, or keep him under contract.
ACH aka Jordan Myles Holds Q&A, Speaks On WWE Status, Beef With Jay Lethal, Mental Health, and More
ACH aka Jordan Myles has returned to social media, and hosted a live Q&A session where he addresses a number of hot topics, including his current status with WWE, mental health, and his beef with ROH star Jay Lethal.
He spoke about the controversial t-shirt design, which sparked his public anger towards WWE. His stance towards the design remains the same, and says the shirt was “completely racist”. He admitted that his comments regarding the situation was fueled by emotion, but has no apologies, as he meant what he said.
As far as his current status with WWE, he didn’t provide full details on any discussions he had with management. He states he doesn’t know if he will be released, but is mentally free from the company. Based on his comments, he is still under contract with WWE.
He admitted he is suffers with mental health issues, and does have anxiety and depression. He says a lot of anger from the past came out when speaking on the t-shirt controversy.
ACH didn’t go into much detail regarding his beef with Jay Lethal. He put the onus on Lethal to explain the situation, and said he doesn’t wish to put more flames to the fire. He would wrestle Lethal again, for the love of wrestling, and would leave any beef they have outside the ring.
Check out the full Q&A session below
The Brian Kendrick Says He’s ‘Taking A Leave Of Absence’ From WWE
205 Live Wrestler Taking A Break
WWE 205 Live star The Brian Kendrick is taking a break from the ring according a Twitter post.
Kendrick tweeted, “It’s been 3 years since my last #Cruiserweight Title opportunity. Since then, it has become evident that nobody on @WWE205Live understands nor respects the road that I paved for them. Therefore I am taking an indefinite leave of absence from the ring.”
It’s been 3 years since my last #Cruiserweight Title opportunity. Since then, it has become evident that nobody on @WWE205Live understands nor respects the road that I paved for them. Therefore I am taking an indefinite leave of absence from the ring. @WWE #205live pic.twitter.com/MJftDpQl1F
— Brian Kendrick (@mrbriankendrick) November 15, 2019
Brian Kendrick won the WWE Cruiserweight Championship in 2016 after defeating TJ Perkins at the Hell In A Cell PPV.
Kendrick was out of action for several months, after suffering a broken orbital bone at the hands of Hideo Itami. He was out of action from December 2017 to April 2018.
It’s unknown is any personal issues or injuries are preventing him from competing. Further details will be provided once they are known.