ON Monday the US Supreme Court ruled that it will not hear the WWE concussion, brain damage lawsuit.
Konstantine Kyros is the lawyer representing former WWE wrestlers who claim that WWE knew the dangers of concussions but didn’t make it aware to their superstars.
Former wrestlers including William “Billy Jack” Haynes, Russ “Big Russ” McCullough, Ryan Sakoda, Matthew “Luther Reigns” Wiese, and the wife of the late Nelson “Viscera” Frazier filed the suit six years ago.
Jerry McDevitt, a lawyer for WWE said on Monday: “We’re glad it’s finally over.
“We were completely vindicated.”
Rowdy Roddy Piper was the subject of the A&E Biography series on Sunday.
Piper, a WWE Hall of Famer, had the story of his career told by fellow wrestlers, and people who knew him in the business.
This included WWE CEO Vince McMahon who joked that Piper was calling him from hell.
The documentary on Piper was a part of WWE and A&E Network’s ten-week programming block partnership.
In other WWE news: on April 22, Mickie James shared a picture of a trash bag of her belongings sent to her from WWE.
The incident is now being coined #TrashBagGate and led to a fallout including long-time employee Mark Carrano’s relationship with WWE coming to an end.
James is set to address #TrashBagGate on her YouTube Channel GAWTV this coming Wednesday.
WWE NXT has moved to Tuesdays, seeing ratings for them and AEW Dynamite to increase.
All Elite Wrestling (AEW) stands tall on Wednesdays as the relatively new promotion showcases their talented roster on AEW: Dynamite on TNT.
AEW is a mix of up-and-coming talent, indie darlings, and legends like the “Demo God” Chris Jericho.
Impact! Wrestling has moved its show to Thursday nights on Twitch, and ASX.
Current Impact world champion Rich Swann and AEW World Champion Kenny Omega continue to heat things up for the Rebellion pay-per-view.
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