Below are a couple of top WWE news stories of the day:
– On this week’s episode of NXT, RAW Underground (now known as NXT Underground) returned.
It featured Eddy Thorpe (with Olympic Gold Medalist Gable Steveson) defeating Damon Kemp (who is Gable’s real-life brother).
Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett runs something similar to NXT Underground, known as Bloodsport.
Barnett tweeted the following about NXT Underground:
“Oh look, fake Bloodsport is back.
Thank you for showing the world that this kind of thing has legs (we knew that already) and that even with 10x the money and production there is still only one Josh Barnett’s: Bloodsport.
#NXTUnderground #Bloodsport #NXT”
– On this week’s episode of WWE RAW, Natalya faced Rhea Ripley for the Women’s World Championship and lost.
This match received great reviews from the fans and wrestlers as well, and it is being touted as one of the best matches of Natalya’s career.
According to Fightful Select, this match impressed a lot of WWE Officials backstage. They appreciated the grittiness of it.
One of them went as far as saying that this should be the first thing anyone watches after Money In The Bank 2023.
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