Let us take a look at the top 8 WWE News (including Battleground 2016) & Professional Wrestling stories of the hour:
8. Tapings For WWE Cruiserweight Classic Begin Tomorrow, WWE Billing Daniel Bryan As A “Legend”
WWE will begin filming their Cruiserweight Classic tournament tomorrow from the Full Sail University. The tournament will begin airing on the WWE Network from July 13 and will be hosted by Veteran Cruiserweight wrestler Daniel Bryan and SmackDown commentator Mauro Ranallo.
Below is what WWE posted:
WWE announced today that the WWE Cruiserweight Classic will premiere Wednesday, July 13 at 9 PM ET exclusively on WWE Network. The 10-week tournament will air every Wednesday night and culminate with a live two-hour special on Wednesday, September 14.
The WWE Cruiserweight Classic will be hosted by WWE Legend Daniel Bryan® and the voice of WWE SmackDown® Mauro Ranallo.
WWE Network will also air an exclusive Cruiserweight Classic special entitled CWC: Bracketology on Wednesday, July 6 at 9 PM ET.
It should be noted that WWE has lowered the weight limit of the Cruiserweights from 220 lbs to 205 lbs (as most of their top main roster stars are below 220 lbs: AJ Styles, Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose).
— Triple H (@TripleH) June 22, 2016
— William Regal (@RealKingRegal) June 22, 2016
7. Battleground 2016 Main Event Still On
Even after the suspension of Roman Reigns, the WWE World Heavyweight Title match at Battleground 2016 is still on. Below is a graphic WWE showed at last night’s SmackDown tapings:
— Nick Gator (@NickGator) June 22, 2016
Roman’s 30 day suspension ends just in time for Battleground 2016, which takes place on July 24th.