Let us take a look at the top 8 WWE News & Professional Wrestling stories of the hour:
8. Will Eric Young Be A Part of NXT?
Former TNA World Heavyweight Champion Eric Young hasn’t appeared on NXT ever since his debut, where he lost to NXT Champion Samoa Joe.
People have been speculating if that was just a one off appearance or is he going to be a part of the NXT roster. With WWE officials bringing in some top NXT stars to the main roster for Brand Split, it is being said that Eric Young will return to NXT and will be a part of WWE’s developmental brand moving forward.
7. Cody Rhodes vs. Jushin Thunder Liger Announced
Former WWE Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes is set to be part of yet another “first time ever” match on the Independent circuit, when he faces Jushin Thunder Liger.
The match is set to take place on August 28 at Northeast Wrestling’s “Thunder” event in Bethany, CT.
Speaking of “first time ever” matches, Cody Rhodes will be involved in another such match when he faces the former WWE Champion, Kurt Angle. Below is the poster for that match: