Below are some top AEW & WWE news stories of the day:
– In the co-main event of last night’s UFC 290 pay-per-view, Alexandre Pantoja defeated Brandon Moreno via Split Decision in a 5-round fight to win the UFC Flyweight (125 lbs) Championship.
In the post-fight interview, Pantoja said his Mother raised him and brothers. He then looked at the camera and said:
“Are you proud of me, dad? Are you proud of me now?”
AEW wrestler Tay Melo saw this and related to it because she was abandoned by her father too.
Below is what Tay tweeted:
“Are you proud of me now dad?
A big F**K YOU for all the ‘dads’ that abandoned his kids. I can relate !!
But I’m lucky I have the best step dad ever !!!”
Tay is currently pregnant with her husband, fellow AEW wrestler Sammy Guevara’s child.
– Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley has got a new tattoo and it’s dedicated to her late grandmother.
Below is what Ripley tweeted:
“*The chicken jar* – One of the most sentimental objects from my Nonna’s house. All the kids in the fam LOVED this jar and ran to grab Nonna’s Minties. The memories will live with me forever. ❤️”
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