Let us take a look at the top 8 WWE News & Professional Wrestling stories of the hour:
8. Stone Cold Steve Austin Addresses Roman Reigns’ WWE Suspension
During a recent appearance on ESPN’s Russillo & Kanell show, WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin addressed the recent 30 day suspension of Roman Reigns for failing a WWE Wellness test. Below is what he said:
“He got popped, and that’s just the way it is. He owned it, and he’ll live to come back another day. He owned it, so I think the kid did the right thing. Sometimes these things happen.”
I apologize to my family, friends and fans for my mistake in violating WWE’s wellness policy. No excuses. I own it.
— Roman Reigns (@WWERomanReigns) June 21, 2016
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7. Ten Wrestlers Being Brought Up To The WWE Main Roster For Brand Split?
As we noted before, WWE officials have their eye of the NXT roster for the upcoming Brand Split on the July 19th live edition of SmackDown. It was previously reported that officials wanted to bring around 6 wrestlers from NXT, but now the number has increased to 10. Below are some of the rumored NXT names that might be coming up to the WWE main roster:
– Finn Balor
– American Alpha (Jason Jordan & Chad Gable)
– Nia Jax