As the WWE Universe marches through the month of March, various headlines have occurred. Former UFC Champion and WWE Wrestler Cain Velasquez was arrested for attempted murder on Monday night. The WWE and A&E also announced they are continuing their partnership to bring new programming to the channel. In other WWE News, the NXT UK line-up and Main Event spoilers are also available, with Raw ratings holding steady.
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Busted: Cain Velasquez Arrested
Former UFC heavyweight champion and WWE talent Cain Velasquez was involved in a shooting incident on Monday. The shooting took place in San Jose, California with Valasquez taken into custody. The former UFC champion was arrested and charged with attempted murder. The police statement noted that “The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation at this time.” Velasquez is currently in jail awaiting a court date on Wednesday.
WWE News: News and Notes
Monday Night Raw continues to hold steady in the ratings with Wrestlemania just a month away. According to Wresling Inc, WWE Raw averaged 1.753M viewers, down 4 percent from last week. However, the 18-49 demo rating was tied for the second-best demo of the year. Monday Night Raw was also tied with Tucker Carlson as the #1 show on cable on Monday.
WWE and A&E have officially announced an extension of their partnership. WWE will continue its partnership with A&E and produce more than 130 hours of WWE content. The programming will include new seasons of Biography: WWE Legends and WWE’s Most Wanted Treasures. In addition, A&E has ordered 40 hours for a new program titled WWE Rivals, which will chronicle the biggest feuds in the history of the WWE.
WWE News: Previews and Spoilers
NXT UK 3/3 Preview
The following is the announced card for the March 3 edition of NXT UK on the WWE Network. NXT UK Champion Ilja Dragunov will defend his title against Nathan Frazer in the main event. Mark Coffey will also be in action taking on Sha Samuels. In tag team action, Pretty Deady faces off against Jack Starz and Dave Mastiff to gain the tag team ranks.
– NXT UK Championship Match: Ilja Dragunov vs. Nathan Frazer
– Mark Coffey vs. Sha Samuels
– Pretty Deadly vs. Jack Starz and Dave Mastiff
WWE Main Event Spoilers 3/2:
The following are results for the March 2 edition of WWE Main Event. The matches were taped prior to this week’s WWE Raw show.
– Veer Mahaan defeated an enhancement talent
– Austin Theory defeated Apollo Crews
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