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John Cena Talks New Finishing Move

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John Cena has used the Attitude Adjustment finishing move for around a decade, and now is set to debut a few finisher as an upcoming WWE Live Event that is taking place overseas, in China, on September 1st.

Cena talked about the power of his finishing move, via WWE.

“ [Not] Because of my proportion and flexibility, but because of the movement itself. It’s extremely powerful, and the WWE Universe knows as the superstars become smarter, and smarter, and I have more and more matches, I have reworked Attitude Adjustment just about every way I can. It used to be about 100% with its batting average and now it’s about 50%, maybe less, so, not only is this a new maneuver that has a true foundation in the Chinese culture, which I am very proud of because I would love to pay respect to my experience here, but it’s also extremely powerful”

The interview, which can be seen int he video below, also has Cena discussing when fans will see the new move.

“If I tell you when, I give an advantage to competition. Here is a small hint: there is talk of a September 1st event in Shanghai [China] and I couldn’t think of a better way to show my appreciation for China, the Chinese people, and Chinese culture than to debut what I think is a finishing move that will provide me victory in Shanghai on September 1st.”

 

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AEW’s Nyla Rose Talks About Being Promotion’s 1st Transgender Wrestler

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All Elite Wrestling has already impressed with their ‘Double or Nothing’ event last month in Las Vegas, and their roster of professional wrestlers continue to make headlines with their matches, and the work they do on social media as well.

One AEW wrestler who is receiving the spotlight is Nyla Rose, the promotion’s first transgender wrestler, who is discussing her journey to AEW and her future.

“As much negativity that I do see, I do see much more love and acceptance,” Rose said, during an interview with Sports Illustrated. “It’s just that sadly negative things seem to get highlighted more than positive things.”

She continued, “”If I can bear the weight, if I can hold up all the hatred and everything and carry that on my back, I know that I’m strong enough to do it, If the people out there need to beat me up and I need to absorb that so that the next generation, the youth, can have an easier time, I gladly welcome that.”

“I’m really hoping to set the tone and set the pace and create that environment that’s going to fuel the next generation” Rose commented “Not just trans people, but inspire anybody to say, ‘Hey, these women lit that on fire. I want to be that. I want to do that.’”

“AEW has felt that I am worthy of a chance. All I can ask is that some of the people out there, the fans who might be a little bit tight-minded, just give me a chance to show you what I can do in the ring. That’s all.”

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NXT’s Adam Cole Discusses Creative Freedom

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NXT Champion Adam Cole is at the height of his success with the promotion, recently defeating Johnny Gargano in another instant classic to capture his first NXT Championship, and he is talking about how things go down in NXT.

Unlike much of the main roster, where promos are often scripted and comedy-acts are more common, Cole says that superstars in NXT get a bit more creative freedom, as he had with Gargano for their match.

“One of the coolest things about NXT is we have a ton of creative liberties to come up with the story and the vision we have for the match” Cole said, during an interview with TalkSport. “Of course, there’s input and advice given and there’s suggestions or, you know ‘we need something this way’ (but) we do have a lot of freedom, which is great.”

Cole added that he and Gargano came up with the format for their two out of three falls classic at NXT Takeover: New York.

 

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Scarlett Bordeaux Granted Release From Impact Wrestling

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Scarlett Bordeaux has been granted her release from Impact Wrestling.

Impact Wrestling confirmed that they have parted ways with the 28-year old Bordeaux.

“IMPACT Wrestling confirms that it has released Scarlett Bordeaux from her commitments to IMPACT” Impact Wrestling said in an official statement. “We wish her every success in her future endeavors.”

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