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Tonight's WWE NXT will feature the following matches
- Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss
- Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley vs. Blake and Murphy
- NXT Tag Team Champions The Revival vs. American Alpha in a 2 of 3 Falls Match
Chris Jericho recently spoke with IBTimes.com to promote The Jericho Network on PodcastOne. During the podcast he was asked his thoughts on Roman Reigns’ WWE suspension:
"I think they have to because he’s the top guy in the company and his push over the last few years has been astronomical, and he gets a huge reaction, Whether you like him or not, he’s definitely a polarizing figure, and people make noise for him. So I think by acknowledging it, you own it. You’ve got a big zit on the end of your nose and you say “look at my zit on the end of my nose” and people kind of get disarmed. They can’t use that as ammunition anymore. It’s the elephant in the room. They’ve said it enough times, so I don’t think it really matters.
It’s not like the guy shot somebody or robbed a bank or something like that. There was a suspension and in less than two weeks he’s gonna be back and they’ll be one night of people heckling him probably for a bit and then it’s gonna be gone, move onto the next thing. So I think it was a smart move for them to take ownership of it because if you don’t then you’re almost manifesting it to a bigger thing. It’s like you’re trying to hide it, and they’re not trying to hide it. It shows that the wellness policy is 1,000 percent legit. Because if there was anybody they’d try to protect it would be him."
Several WWE stars have been announced for the “Wizard World” in Chicago on August 18-20:
“We’re very excited to have such a large group of incredibly talented WWE® Superstars attending Wizard World Chicago,” said John Maatta, CEO of Wizard World in a press release. “The addition of these world-class athletes to Chicago’s already impressive lineup of stars from film, television, comics, and more will give fans a unique and exciting experience, and shows Wizard World’s commitment to including all forms of pop culture entertainment at its shows.”
The WWE stars will greet fans and sign autographs. More information can be found at WizardWorld.com.
Here is the schedule for the Comic Con:
Thursday, August 18
* 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.: Seth Rollins
* 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.: Sasha Banks
Friday, August 19
* 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.: Becky Lynch
* 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.: John Cena
* 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.: Dean Ambrose
Saturday, August 20
* 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Nikki & Brie Bella