Let us take a look at the top 8 WWE News & Professional Wrestling stories of the hour:
8. Will Nikki Bella Replace Eva Marie Tonight At SummerSlam 2016?
A 6 women tag team match of the SmackDown Brand was scheduled to take place tonight at SummerSlam 2016 between the teams of Becky Lynch, Carmella, Naomi & Natalya, Alexa Bliss & Eva Marie.
However, Eva Marie got suspended for 30 days due to a WWE Wellness Policy test failure. There’s speculation that former Divas Champion Nikki Bella might be making her in-ring return tonight at SummerSlam 2016 and replace Eva in the tag team bout. Nikki, who has been out of action since last year due to a neck injury, was cleared to return to in-ring action a few days back.
To add more to the current speculation, Nikki arrived in New York city late last night.
7. Goldberg Responds To Seth Rollins Running His “Little Crossfit Mouth”
During an appearance on ESPN First Take, former WWE World Champion Seth Rollins was asked about former WWE & WCW World Heavyweight Champion Goldberg possibly returning to WWE. Below is what Rollins said:
“I am a young buck, I am a young stallion. No offense to Goldberg but his day has come and gone. Goldberg’s past his prime and he can’t hang with me. Bottom line. That’s what I am saying.”
During an interview at the WWE 2K17 launch party, Goldberg said that he would like to face Rollins if he returns to WWE because he ran his “little crossfit mouth” about him and he would like to introduce him to his fist. Below is the Goldberg interview: