When it was confirmed that WWE was merging with UFC under the TKO banner, layoffs felt inevitable. Last week it was confirmed that several wrestlers and people behind the scenes were being let go. That included major names like Mustafa Ali, Matt Riddle, Dolph Ziggler and many more.
Which names came as a surprise? And who do we expect to land in another company soon?
In more exciting news: we’re getting ready for a big series of shows for the next couple of weeks: AEW WrestleDream! WWE FastLane! NXT No Mercy!
Which stars have the momentum going into their respective shows?
The Main Event: To Leave and Die in WWE
Wrestling history is full of people who jumped ship from the indies or other companies to WWE. And every once in a while WWE likes to pound their corporate chest that they got the “Hottest Free Agent in the business” to make the jump.This is our topic of conversation because WWE made quite a big deal out of Jade Cargill officially arriving at the Performance Center.
The Three Count:
Julian put over Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door (a wrestling game!)
Hal put over John Cena’s TikTok.
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About the show
Tights and Fights is the podcast that covers pro-wrestling with the sincerity and hilarity that it deserves. Every week, hosts Hal Lublin, Danielle Radford, and Lindsey Kelk make sense of the chaos that is the world of sports-entertainment. Whether it’s the latest headlines, a cultural analysis of an old angle or a debate about which wrestler has the best merch, Tights and Fights will examine every corner of the squared-circle for your enjoyment.
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