– As noted, “The Mosh Pit Kid” Rhea Ripley defeated Toni Storm on today’s WWE NXT UK episode to become the first-ever NXT UK Women’s Champion. Above is video from Ripley’s first photo shoot as champion.
– Former WWE and TNA referee Earl Hebner is now taking bookings for indie events, appearances and seminars. Promoters can book the Impact Hall of Famer by contacting Pro Wrestling Entertainment by email at [email protected] or by phone at 615-394-8258.
– The WWE 2K19 video game has been nominated for “Fan Favorite Sports Game” in the 2018 Gamer’s Choice Awards. Xavier Woods, RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey and IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega are also up for an award in the “Fan Favorite Celebrity Gamer (Athlete)” category. The awards will air on Sunday, December 9 on CBS from 5-6pm EST. Voting is now online at this link.
Below is WWE’s announcement on the awards along with comments from Woods:
Vote for Ronda Rousey, Xavier Woods and WWE 2K19 in the first-ever Gamers’ Choice Awards
The New Day’s Xavier Woods and the newly lauded WWE 2K19 video game have been nominated for awards at the inaugural 2018 Gamers’ Choice Awards and you can make your voice heard by voting now!
Woods, whose UpUpDownDown series picked up a Guinness World Records honor earlier this year, has been nominated for Fan Favorite Celebrity Gamer (Athlete). Joining Woods in the same category is Raw Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey, while WWE 2K19 is up for Fan Favorite Sport Game.
Voting for the Gamers’ Choice Awards is open and can be made here.
Yo, everyone in this category is dope. But y'all know that the best way to keep things moving in the right direction either Kenny or myself need to win this. Let's keep breaking barriers, help ya boys out?? @KennyOmegamanX #Frenemies GO VOTE! https://t.co/JlzljoscOx
— Austin Creed aka Truth Speaker (@XavierWoodsPhD) November 28, 2018
— WWE 2K19 (@WWEgames) November 28, 2018