Details on When/Why the Rollins Angle Was Planned, Is NXT Hurting TNA?, Bryan Listed in Synopsis for WWE Battleground

Nick Paglino

Source: The Wrestling Observer

Is NXT Hurting TNA?

wwe battlegroundFor those wondering, there is no statistical data to prove NXT airing on Thursday nights is taking away from the TNA audience. So if NXT is hurting TNA in anyway, there's no way of measuring how.

Social media seems to indicate people are choosing NXT over TNA, but other than internet chatter there's nothing to back up any claims that NXT is the reason why TNA has been down in viewership recently.

Bryan Listed in Synopsis for WWE Battleground

The official website has posted the following synopsis for this year's WWE Battleground PPV airing on July:

"On the battleground, there is only one rule: claim victory by any means necessary. Don't miss John CenaDaniel BryanBray Wyatt, and your favorite WWE Superstars at WWE Battleground, Sunday, July 20 at 8pm ET/5pm PT."

Details on When/Why the Rollins Angle Was Planned

The latest backstage word regarding the Seth Rollins heel turn angle on Raw this week is that the turn was officially decided on prior to the Payback PPV on Sunday afternoon.

Vince McMahon reportedly made the decision to pull the trigger on the heel turn in reaction to the poor Raw rating from the week before.

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