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BREAKING NEWS: Superfly Jimmy Snuka Charged With Murder In 1983 Death Of Girlfriend

A news conference is being held in in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania officially announcing that WWE Hall of Famer “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka has been charged with third degree murder and a lesser included charge of involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of Nancy Argentino. While the Allentown Morning Call was the first to report that he’s being charged, Sarah Cassi of Lehigh Valley Live was the first to name the specific charges on her Twitter account.

Also read: ​BREAKING UPDATE: Jimmy Snuka Arrested & Charged With Murder

According to Cassi’s ongoing account of the news conference, Snuka is believed to be posting $10,000 bond n $100,000 bail right about now, with the surrender of his passport as a condition of his release. With Snuka undergoing cancer treatment, it was felt that incarcerating him would be an undue financial burden on taxpayers. The grand jury’s findings will be released soon, but the district attorney noted that they cited Snuka’s inaction in getting Argentino medical attention for her head injury. Snuka appeared before the grand jury, but he didn’t testify, while several new witnesses did.

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BREAKING NEWS: Superfly Jimmy Snuka Charged With Murder In 1983 Death Of Girlfriend

If The Shield Reforms with a Third Member, Who Should It Be?

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Obviously, The Wyatt Family has reformed as a trio with Braun Strowman, meaning if Night of Champions is to feature a 3-on-3 scenario, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose will require a third man to join their ranks.

While nothing has been officially said about this being a legitimate rebirth of The Shield instead of just a one-off match, it’s fun to speculate, so keep both scenarios in mind when trying to think of the topic at hand: who should be that third guy?

You need someone who compliments Reigns and Ambrose without taking anything away from them. If Ambrose is the crazy guy and Reigns is the powerhouse, someone who is quicker would be nice. If you want to play up the power game of Strowman as being too much for Reigns, then The Shield would need someone even bigger to compensate.

Lots of wrestlers can already be ruled out due to their involvement in other feuds, such as Dolph Ziggler, Rusev, Sting and so forth. Others just would not be a fit whatsoever. Could you really imagine such a dramatic shift in character for Fandango?

That leaves us with just a handful of options to ponder about.

Erick Rowan

If he’s healed up, wouldn’t he be pissed that he was passed over in favor for Strowman? Maybe in the time that he’s been away, he’s been able to change his look up a bit, too. If you cut off his beard and put him in a different outfit, he could transform into an entirely different type of person and not seem out of place standing next to Reigns and Ambrose.

Also read: Splitting Up The Wyatt Family — Is It Too Soon?

Rowan’s not the most prolific wrestler by any means, but don’t forget how big he is. When he was the third man in The Wyatt Family, he was the heavy, so he could potentially match up to Strowman rather well. It would be nice to see some continuity with him being involved instead of just forgotten completely, but this all hinges on Rowan’s availability. If he’s still too injured to compete, this entire scenario goes out the window, but we’re not privy to that information yet.

Mark Henry

Strowman is huge, so why not get The World’s Strongest Man to try to fight fire with fire? Henry’s been stagnant for 2015, barely keeping up infrequent appearances and not having a solid direction. I’m not even sure if he’s a babyface or a heel right now, are you? This could inject some life back into him and give him an opportunity to prove what he’s said before—that he has a lot left in the tank.

This works more for a one-off than a true reformation of The Shield, but stranger things have happened with Henry in the past than if he were to start teaming with this stable. We’re talking about a guy who has had the range of an Olympic babyface to a member of The Nation of Domination to Sexual Chocolate and then the Hall of Pain. It’s not crazy to think that WWE could use him in this role, although I’d have to bet he’s not who they will go with.

The Rock

If this is a one-off thing, there’s no bigger star that would make more sense to throw into the mix than The Rock. He’s got the familial connection to Roman Reigns, so that can be your “in” for why he’s joining the team.

That’s not going to happen, though. Obviously, he’d never be a full-on member of The Shield because he wouldn’t wrestle that schedule, but even still, Night of Champions has Sting on the card. WWE won’t want to overload the event with two names that take away from each other, so The Rock won’t be participating. It’s a shame, because of how cool it would be to see The Rock come back and wrestle someone who isn’t John Cena, but I wouldn’t hold my breath.

Baron Corbin

There are so many things that make sense when it comes to picking Baron Corbin, but unfortunately for him, so many things that are detractors.

First off, a big problem is that he’s a heel right now. That could be corrected with one night of coming out to save Reigns and Ambrose, but that means NXT would be missing one of their top heels. I don’t see WWE not only bringing him up to the main roster, but also turning him babyface in the process. Second, why would The Lone Wolf join a stable?

Bigger than those reasons, though, is his level of experience. Granted, he’s more seasoned than Strowman, so that would give him an edge, but he’s not exactly a veteran who has been toiling away in NXT for years and is 100% ready for a main roster push. That could come eventually, but right now isn’t the time for Corbin.

Solomon Crowe

Please no.

Kane

For quite some time, Kane has been…

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If The Shield Reforms with a Third Member, Who Should It Be?

​More Backstage News On Yesterday’s Shooting At The WWE Performance Center – Lita Involved?, More

UPDATE: 29-year-old Armando Alejandro Montalvo was the man that was shot outside of the performance center. This was the third incident with him recently, which also includes one two weeks ago where he was swinging a chain. WFTV has an article up, which features comments from friends of Montalvo. Those friends noted that he had some issues mentally, but that they never expected anything like this to happen.

There is video online of Montalvo discussing former WWE Diva AJ Lee, but it appears that Montalvo was recently targeting Lita, who has been working at the Performance Center as part of Tough Enough. When Montalvo was arrested back on August 4th, he was in possession of a sign for Lita. WWE did take out an injunction against Montalvo, but when they attempted to have it served at his home on August 18th, his mother refused to take it.

Also read: The Backstage Reaction To Yesterday’s Shooting At The WWE Performance Center Shooting In Orlando

ORIGINAL: According to sources, WWE sent out word that absolutely no one should comment about the incident yesterday at the WWE Performance Center on social media or in interviews.

WWE only wants information being put out by the local authorities.

We’ll keep you posted as we hear more.

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The Backstage Reaction To Yesterday’s Shooting At The WWE Performance Center Shooting In Orlando

According to sources, WWE sent out word that absolutely no one should comment about the incident yesterday at the WWE Performance Center on social media or in interviews.

WWE only wants information being put out by the local authorities.

Also read: ​More Backstage News On Yesterday’s Shooting At The WWE Performance Center – Lita Involved?, More

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Spoilers On First Round Matchups For NXT's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic

As we mentioned earlier, William Regal announced several competitors for the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, which will start on next week’s edition of NXT. As it turns out, NXT taped several of the matches for the first round during last week’s tapings, prior to Saturday’s announcement.

You can see several of the matchups below.

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Neville & Solomon Crowe vs. Chad Gable & Jason Jordan

The Ascension vs. Baron Corbin & Rhyno

Johnny Gargano & Tommaso Ciampa vs. Tyler Breeze & Bull Dempsey.

In addition to these matches, apparently Samoa Joe & Finn Balor vs. Lucha Dragon was also taped this past Tuesday for the tournament. You can see a photo from the match below.

Balor & Samoa Joe vs. Lucha Dragons right now live in Providence! #WWE #wweprovidence #mainevent #Smackdown #NXT pic.twitter.com/jOWORqLmn8

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King Barrett's WWE Status, Emma Takes Credit For The Revolution, More On Jushin “Thunder” Liger

– In this Fallout video from this week’s WWE NXT in Brooklyn, Emma takes credit for the Divas Revolution starting with her at NXT “Takeover: Arrival” several months back.

– Regarding the earlier report on Jushin “Thunder” Liger working more dates with WWE, Tyler Breeze stated on tonight’s NXT that he was not done with Liger, indicating there will be a “Takeover: Brooklyn” rematch.

– We noted earlier this week that King Barrett changed his Twitter name to his real name, Stu Bennett, and flew back to the UK to prepare for filming of WWE Studios’ action-thriller Eliminators. This is why Stardust attacked Barrett on RAW. Regarding Barrett’s status with the company, WWE noted to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter that it has not changed.

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New NXT Talent Debuting Soon, Several Matches Set For Next Week's NXT, Big Return To NXT, More

Tonight’s NXT episode ran 90 minutes, as opposed to the traditional 60 minutes.

– NXT aired a promo for Nia Jax on Wednesday’s episode, noting that she’d be debuting soon. Jax is Peter Miavia’s first cousin, once removed.

William Regal announced that Baron Corbin and Rhyno would be teaming up to face The Ascension next week in the first round of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.

See Also: Neville On His WWE Main Roster Transition, NXT Title Being Featured Prominently, Vince McMahon, More

– Also seen on NXT, Alexa Bliss challenged Blue Pants to a match on next week’s episode.

– Former NXT Champion Neville also returned to NXT this week, telling Regal he wanted in on the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic.

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Speculation On A Former TNA Knockout And Top Indie Women's Wrestler Coming To WWE

Former TNA Knockout Sarah Stock (Sarita, Dark Angel) announced today that she’s leaving Mexico’s CMLL promotion and her last show with them will be on September 18th at their Anniversary event.

She noted that new opportunities have opened up and that’s why she is leaving. There’s now speculation she may be headed to WWE as Stock has been a guest coach at the WWE Performance Center a few times in the past year. She was there in June teaching the NXT Divas various aspects of the lucha libre style of wrestling.

We’ll keep you updated on Stock’s plans.

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​Backstage Report – Could Another New Wyatt Family Member Be On The Way?, Details

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Even with Braun Stowman having just debuted on RAW, we could be getting another Wyatt Family member soon. WWE officials have discussed the idea of bringing someone in as an actual Sister Abigail.

Also read: ​A Rumored MITB/Divas **SPOILER**, 2 NXT Debuts?, More

It has previously been hinted that we may see Abigail appear, but obviously it hasn’t happened yet. No word on who they might be looking at for the role.

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Rey Mysterio Possibly Returning To WWE?

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Regarding reports of Rey Mysterio possibly returning to WWE, The Wrestling Observer Newsletter notes that there has been “casual insignificant” talk between the two sides.

Mysterio was expected to sign a nice deal with Lucha Underground and still be able to work indies but with Lucha Underground’s future up in the air, his whole situation has changed.

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