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Seth Rollins Claims He Didn’t Make Speech Prior To RAW During Talent Meeting

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Seth Rollins is calling out reports that he was made a speech during a backstage talent meeting prior to RAW yesterday afternoon.

Rollins reached out to Fightful to set the record straight regarding reports he made a speech following a talent meeting hosted by Vince McMahon yesterday in Long Island, NY.

“Vince and Triple H held an all talent meeting to explain the travel situation returning from Crown Jewel. They commended the talent for their conduct in a tough spot and fielded questions and allowed anyone to voice their feelings on the matter. Some talent spoke up and overall it was a productive forum. I said zero words. I made no speech. Pretty simple,” – Seth Rollins statement to Fightful

The report also states a member of WWE talent reached out to Fightful Tuesday morning stating that Seth Rollins did not speak at all during the talent meeting before RAW, and people are “going after him for no reason”.

News began spreading Monday afternoon of a roster meeting backstage at RAW. Initial word from the venue indicated that Rollins did give a pep talk to the rest of the roster. Rollins and another member of WWE talent are denying these claims. This may indicate people backstage are spreading misinformation to make Rollins look bad.

Reports from Dave Meltzer on Tuesday indicate Rollins gave a speech advising fellow talent to keep situations like the Saudi Arabia travel issues off social media. The report alleges many in the company feel that Seth is attempting to be a locker room leader on RAW.

Rollins took a shot at Dave Meltzer following the initial report.

Vince McMahon held a meeting with the roster prior to RAW to speak on issues talent had coming back from Saudi Arabia.

This story first ran on Fightful Select. Subscribe today to get exclusive news and dozens of additional podcasts monthly, including Q&A shows, retro reviews, and much more.

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Changes Made To NXT Takeover: WarGames Match Card

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Tonight during NXT on USA, changes were made to the NXT Takeover: WarGames card.

It was announced that Matt Riddle will no longer compete in the Men’s WarGames match, and will instead face Finn Balor in a singles match. Dominik Dijakovic has replaced Matt Riddle in the WarGames match.

Johnny Gargano was originally scheduled to face Finn Balor, but due to an injury announced during last night’s WWE Backstage event, he will no longer compete. Gargano is reportedly suffering a neck injury.

NXT UK Women’s Champion Kay Lee Ray made an appearance, assisting Io Shirai in winning a Ladder Match against Mia Yim in the main event of the show. Kay Lee Ray is expected to be the final member of Team Baszler at NXT Takeover.

NXT Takeover: WarGames Match Card

  • War Games Match: Rhea Ripley, Candice LeRae, Tegan Nox and Mia Yim vs. Shayna Baszler, Io Shirai, Bianca Belair and Kay Lee Ray
  • War Games Match: The Undisputed Era (Adam Cole, Bobby Fish, Kyle O’Reilly and Roderick Strong) vs. Tommaso Ciampa, Keith Lee, Dominik Dijakovic, and TBA
  • Finn Bálor vs. Matt Riddle

NXT Takeover: WarGames will emanate from the Allstate Arena on 11/23 in Chicago, IL.

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First Time Ever Women’s Tag Team Tables, Ladders, Chairs Match Advertised For WWE TLC

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Local advertising for WWE’s next PPV following Survivor Series has begun.

WWE will host TLC at the Target Center in Minneapolis, MN on on 12/15.

According to advertising sent to the Target Center, the following matches are currently penciled in for the event.

  • TLC Match: King Corbin vs. Roman Reigns
  • First Time Ever Women’s Tag Team TLC Match: Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch vs. The Kabuki Warriors (Women’s Tag Team Championship Match)
  • Rusev vs. Bobby Lashley

WWE returns to the Twin Cities with its first Pay Per View in over two years! See your favorite superstars put their bodies and careers in jeopardy including:

ROMAN REIGNS vs. KING CORBIN (in a Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match)

BECKY LYNCH & CHARLOTTE vs. KABUKI WARRIORS (for the FIRST TIME EVER for the Women’s Tag Team Championship a Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match)

RUSEV vs. BOBBY LASHLEY w/ LANA

…. and more! *Card is subject to change*

Local advertising usually has placeholder matches, which are subject to change. WWE advertising a Women’s TLC Match would indicate that they are in talks to host that match at the event.

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ACH Announces He Quit WWE, No Longer Wants To Be Known As Jordan Myles (Video)

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ACH fka Jordan Myles Has Quit WWE

Following several weeks of is controversy involving a t-shirt design, Albert Hardie Jr. aka Jordan Myles took so social media to announce he has quit WWE.

In a video posted on social media, ACH states he is no longer employed with WWE, and he refuses to work for racists.

“As of today, I’d like to officially announce that I quit f—ing WWE. I am no longer employed, I refuse to work for racists… I f—ing quit. F— them. I hate that f—ing company and everything they f—ing stand for. All they ever did was hold our f—ing people back. I do this s— for the culture. I don’t need anyone’s f—ing permission to do what I want to do. Screw Jordan Myles, don’t ever call me by that slave name. Call me ACH and don’t forget the Super, b—! I quit!”

Check out the video below, word of caution, the language is NSFW.

ACH has been vocal on social media following a scrapped t-shirt design WWE released in September.

No word from WWE whether he has been released from the company.

Thanks to comicbook.com for the transcription.

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