WWE, NXT, AEW, IMPACT! latest – WWE star Daniel Bryan is BANNED from SmackDown after losing match to Roman Reigns

WWE star Daniel Bryan is banned from SmackDown after losing match to Roman Reigns on SmackDown Friday.

Reigns challenged Bryan to the match that put Reigns Universal Championship and Bryan's SmackDown career on the line.

In a lengthy main even match, Bryan lost and his time on SmackDown is over.

The former "Planet's Champion" has been vocal about this being his last run as a full-time wrestler.

It was reported by PWInsider this week that WWE will begin to test live events with crowds this summer.

Mickie James addresses her WWE release and claims the company is ageist and sexist on her GAWTV YouTube channel on Wednesday.

Following April’s Wrestlemania, WWE moved NXT from Wednesday night to Tuesday night so that it was no longer competing with AEW Dynamite.

NXT airs on USA Network and is also available on the WWE network.

All Elite Wrestling will continue on Wednesdays showcasing their talented roster on TNT. 

Newcomer AEW offers a mix of indie darlings, such as Thunder Rosa, wrestling legends, such as “Demo God” Chris Jericho and Jim “JR” Ross, and up-and-coming stars, such as Tay Conti, Jade Cargill, and Britt Baker. 

Fans of Impact! Wrestling can now watch their favorite stars, including current Impact KNOCKOUTS champion Deonna Purrazzo, on Thursday night on Twitch, and on ASX.

 Read our wrestling live blog below for the latest news and updates…

  • Patricia Rogers

    WWE STAR DANIEL BRYAN BANNED FROM SMACKDOWN

    Daniel Bryan lost a match to Roman Reigns this Friday on SmackDown which saw him banned from SmackDown.

    Reigns put his Universal Championship on the line against Bryan, and if Bryan lost he was banned from WWE's blue brand.

    On Friday night WWE posted to Instagram that it was End of SmackDown era.

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    WWE STAR KEVIN OWENS URGES PROMOTIONS TO BOOK AIDEN ENGLISH

    Matt King, known as Aiden English in WWE, announced on Twitter Wednesday that he is open for bookings.

    King was released from WWE in 2020 during the budget cuts after the pandemic started.

    Kevin Owens quoted King's tweet saying: "Book this dude!"

    King replied, "love you buddy"

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    FORMER WWE STARS GET TOGETHER AND POST A SELFIE

    Australian wrestlers Jessica McKay (Billie Kay in WWE), Cassie Lee (Peyton Royce in WWE), and Tenille Dashwood (Emma in WWE) recently linked up for the first time in a long time.

    The three former WWE stars posted a series of selfies together on Instagram:

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    ENZO AMORE GIVES REASON WHY HE DIDNT JOIN W. MORRISSEY IN IMPACT WRESTLING

    Enzo Amore and W. Morrissey (known as Big Cass in WWE) were a tag team in WWE.

    They were both released and made appearances on the independent curcuit over the last couple of years.

    Morrissey made his debut and has signed a contract with Impact Wrestling. leaving fans wondering why Amore didn't join him.

    Amore tweeted: "Thor doesn’t need a Robin. 💰🙏🏼"

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    WWE REPORTEDLY IN TALKS WITH MLW

    According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE is currently talking with MW to form a partnership.

    The partnership will be similar to the one with Evolve before WWE purchased the promotion.

    It is said that WWE is looking to give their talent television exposure before making it to the main roster.

     

  • Patricia Rogers

    MOLLY HOLLY SAYS SHE CRIED FOR FOUR HOURS AFTER HER HALL OF FAME SPEECH WAS CUT

    WWE legend Molly Holly was inducted into the 2021 WWE Hall of Fame class.

    This year both the 2020 and 2021 classes were inducted together for the first time in history.

    There was no crowd for the virtual ceremony and speeches were cut short.

    While speaking to Busted Open Radio, Holly said she cried for four hours.

    Listen to the full episode here.

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    AEW DYNAMITE WILL HAVE TO AIR ON DIFFERENT NIGHTS DURING NBA PLAYOFFS

    AEW Dynamite airs on TNT and has been doing great ratings.

    However, their time slot may change in the next coming months due to NBA Playoff games.

    According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the May 26 episode will air on Friday, May 28 after SmackDown is off the air.

     

  • Patricia Rogers

    FORMER WWE STAR MIKE BENNET TALKS NEW RING OF HONOR CONTRACT

    Former WWE star Mike Bennet just signed a new contract with Ring of Honor.

    While speaking with Fightful's Sean Ross Sapp he discussed his contract negotiation, and his future in wrestling.

    Watch the full interview below:

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    SETH ROLLINGS NOTICES HIS JACKET ON AEW STARS THE YOUNG BUCKS

    Seth Rollins new character in WWE is all about the "drip" and this includes some stylish jackets.

    Fans noticed AEW stars The Young Bucks wearing the same jacket as him and he took to Twitter to share his reaction:

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    RANDY ORTON DISCUSSES REY MYSTERIO/EDDIE GUERRERO STORYLINE

    Randy Orton was in a memorable feud with Rey Mysterio not too long after Eddie Guerrero died.

    Orton, who was the heel in the feud, made references to Guerrero being in hell.

    While appearing on a special edition of Kurt Angle's podcast he talked about how it made him feel incomfortable.

    The full episode is available on AdFreeShows.com with a subscription.

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    DANIEL BRYAN PRAISES AEW AND IMPACT WORLD CHAMPION KENNY OMEGA

    Daniel Bryan is a student of the wrestling game and has wrestled all over the world.

    While speaking to Robbie Fox on My Mom's Basement he discusses facing Omega once in singles competition.

    He also mentioned that Omega "looks at wrestling differently than anyone else".

    Check out all of Daniel Bryan's comments here.

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    EX-WWE STAR RYBACK REACTS TO POLL SAYING HE SHOULD RETIRE

    Ex-WWE star Ryback is very polarizing on Twitter.

    Days ago he put up a poll on the social networking site asking fans which promotion he should go to next.

    The majority of the votes wanted to see him retire, so he put up another poll claiming the votes were fraudulent.

  • Patricia Rogers

    WWE SMACKDOWN APRIL 30, 2021 PREVIEW

    Here is what to spect on tonight's episode of SmackDown:

    WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns has issued a big challenge to Daniel Bryan.

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    On Friday Bryan will face Reigns for the title, and if Bryan loses the match he has to leave SmackDown forever. 

    Big E will try to reclaim his Intercontinental Championship from Apollo Crews in a championship match

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    IMPACT! UNDER SIEGE PPVPREVIEW

    The next Impact Wrestling pay-per-view event takes place on Saturday May 15.

    The event called Under Siege will feature a match including new Impact World Champion Kenny Omega.

    Here is the rest of the match card so far:

    Impact World Championship #1 Contender’s Match: Matt Cardona vs. Chris Bey vs. Four More TBA

    Impact Wrestling Knockouts Tag Team Championship Match: Jordynne Grace & Rachael Ellering vs. Fire N’ Flava

    Kenny Omega & The Good Brothers vs. Eddie Edwards & FinJuice

    Willie Mack vs. W. Morrisey

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    ROMAN REIGNS AND PAUL HEYMAN TAKE SHOTS AT DANIEL BRYAN VIA TWITTER

    Roman Reigns continues to taunt his opponent tonight Daniel Bryan on Twitter.

    He responded to a tweet from his mouthpiece Paul Heyman who also joined in on warning Bryan.

    The Universal Champion tweeted: "We don’t like you, but we appreciate you. Now it’s time to go.

    Sincerely,
    The Very Top.

    GoodByeDB #SmackDown"

  • Patricia Rogers

    DEMI LOVATO POSTS A WWE TOY GIFTED FROM HER SISTER DALLAS

    Popstar Demi Lovato is vocal about her struggles and the importance of mental health and is using a WWE toy to do so.

    Demi Lovato shared a photo of this on her Instagram storiesCredit: Instagram

    On Instagram stories Lovato shared a a gift from her sister Dallas on Thhursday.

    Dallas gifted her a WWE sock-em bop-em, with words like self-doubt, and anxiety drawn on the faces of wrestlers Ricochet, Seth Rollins, and Drew McIntyre.

    The idea is that Lovato can use this to tackle some of these bad emotions by hitting them with the boxing gloves that come with the toy.

    Seth Rollins took to Twitter to give a shout out to the pop star:

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    WWE STAR NAOMI CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY

    April 29 was International Dance Day, and patrons of dance took to social media to celebrate.

    This includes WWE star Naomi who is a trained and professional dancer who posted a series of dancing videos to her Instagram:

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    AEW STAR ANNA JAY PROVIDES UPDATE ON SHOULDER INJURY

    AEW star Anna Jay injured her shoulder while training in February.

    She is expected to be out of action for 6-12 months but she took to Twitter to give fans an update.

    "Physical therapy is kicking my ass. But in the best way. Finally lifting some weights again."

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    WWE UNIVERSAL CHAMPION ROMAN REIGNS SENDS A MESSAGE TO DANIEL BRYAN

    On tonight's episode of WWE's SmackDown there is a high stakes matchup.

    Roman Reigns takes on Daniel Bryan and Reigns' Universal Championship and Daniel Bryan's SmackDown career is on the line.

    The champ took to Twitter to warn Bryan about this evening's bout:

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    THE REAL REASON SASHA BANKS IS OUT OF CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH AT WRESTLEMANIA BACKLASH

    According to Ringside News there is a good reason Sasha Banks is not having a rematch with Bianca Belair at Wrestlemania Backlash.

    The wrestling site reports that Bianca vs. Bayley was always the plan, and Banks is being kept out to give them the spotlight.

     

  • Patricia Rogers

    MARTY JANNETTY GIVES UPDATE ON ANKLE SURGERY

    Former WWE star Marty Jannetty has been recovering from ongoing ankle problems that required surgery.

    He provided his fans with an update on Thursday via his Facebook page:

    "Today is a good day..Dr Lee-Mac(best in the World)says it took well..we on the way back y’all!!

    "And again, thank you all for the prayers, BELIEVE IT, God is good!"

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    AEW DYNAMITE APRIL 28, 2021 RATINGS REVEALED

    AEW Dynamite was able to reach over 1million viewers the two weeks they aired unopposed.

    WWE NXT moved from Wednesday to Tuesday nights after Wrestlemania.

    This week's episode of Dynamite was down from the previous week, only  889,000 tuned in.

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    WRESTLEMANIA BACKLASH POSTER REVEALED

    The next WWE pay-per-view is Wrestlemania Backlash on May 16.

    Heel by Nature shared what is reportedly the official poster for the show.

    RAW Women's Champion Rhea Ripley and SmackDown Women's Champion Bianca Belair, Universal Champion Roman Reigns and WE Champion Bobby Lashley are pictured.

    So far the card for Wrestlemania Backlash is:

    WWE Championship: Bobby Lashley vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Braun Strowman

    WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship: Bianca Belair vs. Bayley

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    WWE HALL OF FAMER ROAD DOGG RETURNS TO WORK AT WWE NXT AFTER BEING HOSPITALIZED

    WWE legend Road Dogg, real name Brian James, has returned to his job at WWE NXt following a hospitalization.

    According to PWInsider, the Hall of Famer was backstage at this week's NXT tapings.

    In March James suffered an apparent heart attack and was hospitalized.

    He provided an update to fans via Facebook on March 30: "To God be the glory, I live to tell the story! I’m headed home.

    "I’ve got some work to do and some changes to make but I’m up to the task.

    "I want to thank EACH and EVERY one of you for your thoughts and prayers and your kind words.

    "So many reached out with positive vibes and it overwhelmed me with love.

    "Thank you all and God is good! Let the journey begin! #OUDK # GBU #LIVEARMSTRONG"

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    IMPACT WRESTLING APRIL 29, 2021 RESULTS

    Taylor Wilde and W Morrissey are victorious in their debut matches on this week's Impact Wrestling.

    Here are the rest of the match results:

    Chris Bey defeats Jake Something via pinfall

    W Morrissey defeats Sam Beale via pinfall

    Taylor Wilde defeats Kimber Lee via submission.

    Josh Alexander retains his X-Division title by defeating Ace Austin via submission

    Matt Cardona defeats Brian Myers via pinfall

    Sami Callihan vs Eddie Edwards ends in no content due to double interference

     

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