WWE and AEW Rumor Roundup for April 12, 2022, including Undertaker show, Brandi Rhodes/WWE, NXT Call-ups told to slim down and more!
1. New Undertaker Show
The Undertake recently got inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2022 before the WrestleMania 38 at Dallas. So now The Phenom is getting a show on WWE Network and Peacock, as per WrestleVotes.
It has been described as something similar to Broken Skull Sessions, and it “should begin acting within the next few months.”
2. Brandi Rhodes had conversations with influential names
Brandi Rhodes left AEW with her husband Cody Rhodes last month. She is a businesswoman & television personality who is currently focusing on a project. Rhodes has found a partner to bring her Shot of Brandi Youtube cooking & interview series to TV.
According to Deadline, Brandi is partnered with DIGA Studios. Shot of Brandi joining DIGA’s portfolio of reality-based properties like Hot Ones: The Games Show for truTV and Discovery+’s Selling The Hamptons.
This is what she quoted about her partner
“I started shooting this show in my kitchen four years ago with two iPhone cameras and a cocktail,” said Rhodes. “I am excited to see the show evolve and thankful for the fans who have followed along. I assure you, now that I’m working with DIGA, the best is yet to come.”
According to Fightful Select, Brandi Rhodes had several “productive conversations” with “influential WWE names” during Cody’s debut at WrestleMania. And it has been said that she is focused on her Youtube TV show but has been continuing her in-ring training.
3. NXT Call ups told to slim down
WWE Superstar Gunther was given an impromptu championship match against Bron Breakker on NXT 2.0, but he lost the game. But soon enough, he got to debut last week for Friday Night SmackDown. He was joined by Barthel, who was introduced under a new name- Ludwig Kaiser.
Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio stated that Gunther was told to lose weight before his call-up because “Vince wanted slim people on TV”. He also said that Keith Lee was given the same directive but “didn’t lister, and now he is out of the company.
4. Adam Scherr comments about Tony Khan after the “army of bots” tweet
AEW President Tony Khan posted several tweets and said that WWE is behind much of the staunch anti-AEW online community. Now many wrestling stars have also shared their opinion regarding this.
Former WWE Superstar Braun Strowman, aka Adam Scheer, is claiming that Khan “pays the dirt sheets” and banned AEW talent from working Control Your Narrative Shows.
5. No urgency to sign Ember Moon
Ember Moon was released by WWE last year, and since then, many fans have been wondering whether she will make her debut for AEW or not. According to Fightful, there’s been a “feeling out” process between Ember Moon and all Elite Wrestling, but their AEW sources say there is no sense of urgency to sign her.
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