WWE House shows are the nights that aren’t televised. More often then not the Superstars of the WWE put on incredible shows despite the lack of dramatic story progression.
However this past week while the WWE occupied England, one of the United Kingdom’s finest wrestlers announced his retirement. Well…Sort of.
Fan report from tonight’s WWE House Show in Nottingham, England.
“I was at a house show in Nottingham tonight. After Neville’s match with Finn Bàlor, BNB’s music hit. Bad News talked about how he suffered a severe shoulder injury last year and was out for a long time. He then went on to talk about how he returned in Janurary, but he’s struggling to recover from the injury. He then said “So I have came to the decision that I will be retiring from WWE at the end of my contract”. He spoke about how it had been an honour representing England in the WWE and now there is a new superstar to take over and represent England and he is Neville. It was a feel good moment as Bad News says he has complete faith in Neville and knows he’ll become the first ever English World Heavyweight Champion as he raised his hang and gave him the spotlight….
THEN BOOM BULLHAMMER TO THE FACE
Bad News reveals it was all a lie and there’s only room for one English superstar in WWE and it’s his spot. Seriously this was a great promo and one of the best things I’ve seen at a house show. It was so belivable and the entire crowd brought it, much like Mark Henry’s ‘retirement’
You’ve gotta love Bad News!”
Barrett was on Monday Night Raw and he answered John Cena’s open United States Title challenge. Barrett came down to the ramp to a roaring and rambunctious crowd. Bad News gave a quick cheap pop to the crowd and the match was on.
Many big spots were had in the closely contested match and Barrett was able to land his patented “Winds of Change” and “Wasteland” maneuvers to Cena. Maybe the most remarkable moment of the match was that Bad News kicked out of John Cena’s Attitude Adjustment but Cena landed the finisher once more and was able to put Barrett away and retain the U.S. Title.