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Vince McMahon Reportedly Unhappy With The Undertaker Appearing At Starrcast II

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Vince McMahon Not Pleased With The Undertaker’s Starrcast II Appearance

Last week it was announced that The Undertaker will be making a special appearance at Starrcast II during Double Or Nothing weekend. Although Starrcast is independent from All Elite Wrestling, Vince McMahon seems to be unhappy with the news.

 

Dave Meltzer noted on today’s edition of Wrestling Observer Radio that Vince McMahon is not happy with The Undertaker appearing at the event. Vince seems to be under the impression that Starrcast is an All Elite Wrestling affiliated event.

The news didn’t sit well with Vince, and he reportedly feels it is a much bigger deal than one may think it should be. The Undertaker is still contracted to WWE, but is allowed to take outside bookings.

As of a few weeks back, The WWE had no reported plans for The Undertaker to appear at Wrestlemania 35 or the next Saudi Arabia event on 5/3. As of this past weekend, The Undertaker was on a list of possible returns for Wrestlemania.

This change in plans may simply be a coincidence, or Vince McMahon wanting to book him at a WWE event, following the announcement of him appearing at Starrcast II.

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Katsuyori Shibata Looking To Get Medically Cleared To Return To The Ring

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Katsuyori Shibata is looking to get cleared to step into a ring once again.

According to Dave Meltzer in the latest edition of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Shibata is looking to get medically cleared following his recent appearance on the final night of the G1 Climax tournament.

“Katsuyori Shibata, he hasn’t been cleared, but he will be attempting to get cleared,” Meltzer stated. “He trains with his students, but the issue in question is whether it can ever be healthy for him to take head shots, and if he were to return as Katsuyori Shibata, can they work around that issue within the New Japan style.”

In 2017, Shibata collapsed backstage after a match with Kazuchika Okada at Sakura Genesis. The injury was caused by Shibata’s use of a headbutt, which he had been doing regularly since the prior year. Following his collapse, he was rushed to hopsital, where he was diagnosed with a subdural hematoma, which required emergency surgery. This caused Shibata to experience paralysis on one half of his body, and many to believe he would never wrestle again.

Following his recovery, Shibata was appointed head coach of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s dojo in Los Angeles, CA.

Shibata made a surprise appearance at the finals of the G1 Climax tournament earlier this month. Although he was not medically cleared to compete, he was involved in an angle with The Bullet Club, where he was beatdown.

 

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Backstage News On When AEW Was Aware Of Jon Moxley’s MRSA Diagnosis

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Jon Moxley announced Friday that he would no longer be competing at All Elite Wrestling’s All Out event due to a MRSA diagnosis. All Elite Wrestling was quick to announce PAC as his replacement to face Kenny Omega at the pay-per-view on 8/31.

According to Fightful Select, specific people in the company were made aware of Moxley’s diagnosis this past Wednesday (8/21).

“AEW sent word on a need to know basis on Wednesday that Moxley would be out of All Out” – Fightful Select

Mike Johnson of PWInsider reported that AEW already had plans for PAC to be at the event. The company was able to shift his surprise appearance into a wrestling role due to Moxley not being able to compete.

Jon Moxley is also out of Josh Barnett’s Bloodsport event on 9/14. He is expected to be out of action for 4 weeks. The company is hopeful he will be cleared for the TNT debut on 10/2.

 

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