WrestleMania Plans for US Title, Zayn, & Kevin Owens, NXT Release
It was reported in the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter that there are currently no plans for Braun Strowman or The Bar to compete at WrestleMania this year. While the Raw Tag Team Championships may not be defended at the event this year, there are plans for the United States Championship. According to the latest edition of Wrestling Observer Radio, WWE has decided to hold off on doing a Triple Threat match for the title at Fastlane in favor of doing the match at WrestleMania instead. The match will reportedly see Bobby Roode defend his title against Randy Orton and Jinder Mahal. In the meantime, Roode is defending the title against Orton in a singles match this Sunday at Fastlane.
Two top stars on the main roster who do not have a clear path to WrestleMania at the moment are Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens. Several fans have speculated that they could be facing each other in a singles match at WrestleMania, while others believe that whatever match they take part in will involve Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon in some way. However, it looks like WWE may be taking Owens and Zayn in a completely different direction this year. According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the plan is to have Zayn and Owens compete in this year’s Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. Both men will be fighting for the WWE Championship at Fastlane this Sunday night.
WWE has been releasing talent training at the Performance Center this week in what appears to be a series of cutbacks. It has already been confirmed that Mae Young Classic competitors Abbey Laith and Sage Beckett were released from the company this past Wednesday. According to F4WOnline.com, Gu Guangming has also been released from the company. Gu is a former boxer from China who was signed to WWE back in 2016 along with six other aspiring Chinese wrestlers. As of right now, there has been no confirmed reason as to why these three individuals were released this week. Be sure to stick around for all of the latest updates as news on these releases continues to get out.
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