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SmackDown Champion Not Returning To NJPW, Top WWE Star Expected To Re-Sign In The Coming Weeks

"The Phenomenal" AJ Styles

• Jeff Cobb vs Matt Riviera Match Set For This Saturday

Jeff Cobb will be facing off against “The LVR Boy” Matt Riviera this Saturday, 8/18/18 at the Herb Welch Wrestle Plex in Dyersburg, TN for Pro Wrestling Mid South.

The following is a video of Matt Riviera & the “Manager for the Ages” Boyd Bradford preparing for Matt’s match against Jeff Cobb:

• Jim Ross Comments On Brian Christopher’s Passing

During a recent edition of The Jim Ross Report, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross expressed grief over Jerry Lawler’s son, Brian Christopher’s passing.

Below is what JR said:

“I never quite understood the reason for that. I understand getting incarcerated for a DUI, or any other crime. I get that. But, in the solitary confinement? Unless you’re gonna say that it was for his own protection, I don’t know.

I loved calling his matches with The King during the Attitude Era, as many as already remarked on social media. Because I always had fun hinting that ‘Grandmaster Sexay’ was the King’s son. Good ole days, right? Good ole days.”

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• SmackDown Champion Not Returning To NJPW, Top WWE Star Expected To Re-Sign In The Coming Weeks

According to the Dirty Sheets, United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura and WWE Champion AJ Styles talked to WWE officials regarding re-signing with the company.

Styles’ current contract expires on January 1, 2019 and Nakamura’s contract expires on April 1, 2019. Styles is expected to re-sign in the coming weeks.

Speaking of Nakamura, he’ll also re-sign with WWE and not return to New Japan Pro Wrestling (as noted in some reports).

        
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