Top TNA Talent Contract Expiring Soon
The TNA contract of Austin Aries will expire at the end June. As of now there has been no word regarding TNA re-signing him.
Backstage News on Why Brock Lesnar is Working Japanese Live Event
As noted, Brock Lesnar is being advertised to face Kofi Kingston in a match during WWE’s upcoming tour of Japan.
Lesnar will be working the July 4th Sumo Hall event, and it will mark the first time Lesnar has wrestled during a non-televised event in WWE since 2004.
Dave Meltzer posted on the F4WOnline.com message board that Lesnar wants to go to Japan to visit Masa Saito, a retired Japanese wrestler.
“Lesnar and Brad Rheingans wanted to go to Japan to see Masa Saito,” Meltzer wrote. “Just figured since he was going anyway, make it tax deductible, get his trans paid and work one show.”
Flair Hypes NYC Event
As we reported earlier, WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair, Scott Steiner, Bret Hart, Goldberg, Mr. Anderson, Rob Van Dam and many other pro wrestling names will be appearing at the June 7th Legends of Wrestling event at Citi Field in Queens, NY. For tickets visit METS.com/wrestling, and below is a video of Flair hyping the event: