Return_of_the_STAR wrote:I wonder where it will be filmed. Will it move around the country or have a residency somewhere.
These are the first sets of taping apparently:
Saturday, July 28, and Sunday, July 29, at the Corn Exchange, Cambridge Saturday, Aug. 25, and Sunday, Aug. 26, as part of Insomnia, the U.K.’s biggest gaming festival, at NEC Birmingham Saturday, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. 14, at Plymouth Pavilions Saturday, Nov. 24, and Sunday, Nov. 25, at Liverpool Olympia
Really hope they do tour around the whole UK and not just go between the same few venues in England.
WWE is saddened to learn that Leon White, better known to WWE audiences as Vader, passed away Monday night at the age of 63.
White began his sports-entertainment career in the mid-1980s after retiring from the NFL due to injury. He rose to national prominence in Verne Gagne’s American Wrestling Association before joining New Japan Pro Wrestling as the masked Big Van Vader. He went on to become one of the promotion’s biggest stars and most feared competitors.
Vader then transitioned to World Championship Wrestling, where he would make the biggest mark of his career. He engaged in memorable rivalries with the likes of Sting and Ron Simmons, becoming a dominant, three-time WCW World Champion in the process.
In 1996, Vader joined the WWE roster, where he squared off against Superstars such as Shawn Michaels and The Undertaker. He also found success on the small screen with a recurring guest role on the popular 1990s television program, “Boy Meets World.”
WWE extends its condolences to White’s family, friends and fans.
JayMoyles wrote:Spotted some NJPW chat a few pages back - how are we feeling for the G1 this year? Ibushi/Omega at Budokan on the second last day is going to be incredible.
Gonna use this a chance to gloat about the fact that I got my tickets for the final 3 nights yesterday
My outside pick for the final is Suzuki v Ibushi, but I think it's hard to predict what's going to happen as the blocks are so stacked. I reckon there's 4 in each block who could conceivably win it, but I'd be happiest with either Naito or Ibushi vs Omega at WrestleKingdom.
So confused with the new UK tournament. The first round matches are up on YouTube, but not the Network? So are they going to go up on Monday? They're advertising something UK tournament related, but I've no idea if I need to watch the YouTube stuff first. It's hard to look into without spoilers too...
Thinking about watching something Vader related this weekend, not sure what though.