Konnan surgery update, Paul London added to novel indy event, WWE announces TV deal in Spain

By Wade Keller, PWTorch editor


Paul London (WelterWeight 3 promo poster)

-Konnan announced on Twitter today his hip replacement surgery went well. He said he’ll be on antibiotics for the next nine weeks and, if not successful, he will need another surgery. “I am humbled and appreciative of all the words of support from friends and fans. Thank you.”

-WWE announced this week that they will begin airing a weekly highlight shows in Spain on GOL, a free-to-air sports channel. This includes WWE shows “Bottom Line,” “Afterburn,” and “Experience.” They will air, respectively, Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. and Mondays at 1 p.m. “We are very happy to incorporate WWE in GOL, as WWE is a recognized leader in global entertainment,” said Francesc Carbonell, GOL’s Director. “Spectators will have the opportunity to enjoy WWE’s exciting weekly highlight programming.” Michelle Wilson, WWE Co-President, said: “GOL shares our vision and passion for engaging and entertaining our fans. This partnership to televise WWE’s highlight shows in Spain allows us to expand our reach and deliver additional WWE programming to our fans throughout the country.”

-Paul London, former partner of Brian Kendrick in WWE, has been announced for the “Welterweight Wrestling 3” event in Cleveland, Ohio at Turners Hall, airing live on FITE TV on Apr. 29. Welterweight Wrestling describes itself as follows: “Welterweight Wrestling is in 2018 what cruiserweights were to the 1990s: the overlooked and undersized ready to make the industry take notice! We assemble the best roster of young, hungry athletes 185 pounds or under looking to make major waves, but are sometimes overlooked by major, and even regional promotions, when it comes to main event opportunities due to size. We look to break down the next barrier of inclusiveness by showing, regardless of stature, the size of the heart in all of these competitors will enable them to succeed on any level! Those athletes have a home. They are no longer overlooked. They are now… welterweights. Let the next breakthrough in pro wrestling begin.” More information at WelterweightWrestling.com.

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