Let us take a look at the top 8 WWE News (including Battleground 2016) & Professional Wrestling stories of the hour:
8. Original Heel Turn Plan For Money In The Bank 2016 Changed, Possible Battleground 2016 Match
The original heel turn plans for Money In The Bank 2016 were supposed to be Becky Lynch turning on her tag team partner Natalya & turning heel in the process.
However, WWE changed the plans and booked Natalya to turn heel. No information available on why WWE decided to go with that decision.
The two are now expected to square off at Battleground 2016.
Speaking of Natalya, there were some rumors noting that Natalya would be leaving WWE once her contract expires. Natalya has confirmed those rumors to be “TOTALLY FALSE”.
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7. Brock Lesnar & Mark Hunt Talk About Their UFC 200 Fight
UFC released an extended UFC 200 preview with the former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt discussed their upcoming fight at UFC 200.
Lesnar talked about how diverticulitis ended his UFC run and blames his UFC 141 loss to Alistair Overeem partially on his illness. Lesnar says he doesn’t want to do any trash talk and just wants to fight at UFC 200 and have fun.
Mark Hunt said the following:
“If I get a knockout then that’s it, I don’t have to knock Brock out. That just happens. That’s just the way it is when fighting me.”