Contract renewals on the horizon?
In November last year, Ultimate Wrestling Entertainment relaunched, promising to once again dazzle the world with some of the business’ greatest athletes on display in their squared circle. Two of their very first signees were alumni Ruby and Lucilla Pegorino, one a fan favorite, the other a feared competitor and former champion.
Ruby (l.) and Lucilla (r.) have been tearing it up since UWE came back!
However, word has gotten out that they both signed a 10 month deal, due to expire in a couple of weeks. This has left many fans wondering if they will continue to see the duo on the UWE Network.
Ruby has already publicly stated her willingness to sign a new deal, but UWE management has been quiet regarding the matter. Lucilla has not publicly spoken up, but rumors are going around the UWE Studio’s that she is more than willing to ‘take all the money Lise (Fortier, UWE’s CEO -Ed.) throws her way for beating up people’.
While talks are supposed to kick off soon, there is no word yet on who will handle them. With Lara Pegorino’s future as General Manager still very much in doubt following her actions at Midsummer Massacre, UWE loses a strong negotiator who has a close and personal relationship with both these women.
It is expected that Lise Fortier will first try to settle the General Manager situation. Whether Lara Pegorino remains or not is still up in the air, but it will either be her or her successor handling these talks as the time comes.
With Over the Top XXII coming up, the last episode before Midsummer Massacre, the UWE Tag Team Championship Tournament is also closing in!
It is open to any and all competitors throughout the world of professional wrestling. Whether you’re a team or just one person wanting a shot, this tournament could be yours for the taking! Individual participants are encouraged to sign up as a random drawing will take place pairing up all of the teamless entrees.
The tournament will start at Over the Top XXIII following Midsummer Massacre. It is a standard bracket, single elimination tournament. Get yourself or your team signed up for the tournament at the link below and fight your way to Tag Team Championship gold!
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With Midsummer Massacre about a month away, the pieces are already starting to fall into place.
The majority of superstars are finding themselves occupied with the pay-per-view already. That leaves our Ultimate Wrestling Champion, James Calhoun, without a competitor for his championship.
With so many new faces arriving and surely plenty more to come, will anyone prove they have what it takes to face Calhoun for the Ultimate Wrestling Championship?
This is your pep talk. This is your warning. Make a name for yourself now rather than later. The people that you want to be watching you most certainly are. Impress them and your name might just add the prefix “Number One Contender.”
Lara Pegorino and Lise Fortier have been on quite the spree as of late. Rumor has it, the two have not just been scouting, but signing a plethora of talent. Bringing the best competitors from around the world to Vancouver has been their plan from the start. Are they keeping that promise?
Stay tuned over the next handful of weeks to see what these new superstars are all about!
And with so many new performers planting their flags at the UWE Studios, one can only think that there will be more opportunities revealed in a short time.
Let us know if you hear any rumors of your own to share with the world!