NEWS ITEMS: Otunga-Hudson custody battle, Drew McIntyre injury timeline update, Ten Pound of Gold, DJZ interview with Ethan Page

By Wade Keller, PWTorch editor

Drew McIntyre (photo credit Justin James © PWTorch)


-Drew McIntyre confirmed on Twitter that he suffered an injury during his NXT Title match at NXT Takeover. The injury is to his bicep, suffered on the last move of the match. PWTorch sources say the target date for his return is by WrestleMania weekend, which would presumably be a rematch against Andrade Cien Almas or whomever is champion at that time. Now NXT has to rearrange plans since a continuation of the McIntyre vs. Almas feud was planned headed into January.

-Episode 7 of the “Ten Pounds of Gold” series was just posted on YouTube today including behind the scenes footage after Tim Strong’s successful NWA World Hvt. Title defense against Nick Aldis earlier this month. The official pitch: “NWA Ten Pounds of Gold picks up at the conclusion of the Nick Aldis vs. Tim Storm match from Championship Wrestling From Hollywood.  Our cameras follow Tim through the curtain getting his first comments after the NWA Title match plus Nick Aldis spells out the moment he thought he had the Ten Pounds of Gold won. Also in this episode, we follow the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion forward in his journey as he comes to Nashville, TN to wrestle for Tried N True Pro Wrestling out of Clarksville, Tenn.  We meet Tim Storm’s opponent Jocephus who created a disturbing image of what the NWA would be like if Jocephus won the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Title. (Watch the entire critically acclaimed “Ten Pounds of Gold” series HERE.

-FloSlam TV has posted an interview Ethan Page conducted with DJZ including: What piece of advice did Hulk Hogan give the new AAW Heritage Champion? View it HERE.

-David Otunga got to spend Thanksgiving with his eight year old son, as Jennifer Hudson “voluntarily agreed” to allow it in the midst of a nasty public break up, reports People Magazine. SOURCE ARTICLE

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