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TORCH TODAY – Wednesday, March 9, 2016
– At PWTorchLivecast.com: On-demand access to this week’s Livecast episodes breaking down Raw and the Road to WrestleMania with James Caldwell, Greg Parks, Wade Keller, and Jason Powell of Prowrestling.net.
– At MMATorch.com: The latest fall-out from UFC 196 that is setting the stage for the historic UFC 200 PPV.
– WWE top star John Cena continues to tease involvement at WrestleMania 32 on Twitter. Cena said Tuesday that he will not be wrestling at this year’s Mania due to injury.
— John Cena (@JohnCena) March 9, 2016
– Monday’s Raw in Chicago was sold out, according to multiple correspondents and Allstate Arena officials. PWTorch reader Phil noted that he saw that every available seat was taken and people were in the obstructed view seating behind the entrance.
– 2K Sports announced a new sub-section of their “WWE Supercard” mobile game. The new mini-game called “WWE SuperToken” will be available at GameStop locations starting March 21. Details on how to transfer SuperToken content to WWE Supercard can be found at 2K.com.
– CBS Radio announced that Taz will host a live edition of “The Taz Show” on Sunday night after WrestleMania concludes. The radio show is slotted for three hours from 11:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. EST taking calls on WrestleMania. Details on Taz’s show can be found at TazShow.com.
– CBS Pittsburgh published a story on WWE NXT’s involvement at the Arnold Classic in Ohio last weekend. Included was a brief interview with Alexa Bliss.
– Wednesday’s New Japan Results on the Road to New Japan Cup. PuroresuSpirit.net also published a blog on Hayabusa following his death last week.
– Canadian Wrestling’s Elite (CWE) has booked rising star Lio Rush to headline their next full-length tour scheduled for May 19-28 across Canada. Also, the latest episode of CWE TV features “Big Mike” Michael Elgin in action.