Daily Drop (3/29): Hulk Hogan’s WWE WrestleMania 40 Plan, MJF Spotted Backstage At AEW Dynamite

Welcome the Daily Drop, your daily roundup of wrestling news and rumors for Friday, March 29. It’s going to be a big day for pro wrestling, because fans have WWE SmackDown tonight, and we are one step closer to WrestleMania 40.

Before we get going, Vince McMahon is at it again with unloading TKO stock. He sold a ton more after their recent price surge, so he’s still cashing out.

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Let’s get right into it and not waste any more time!

Days Until WrestleMania 40: 8

WWE:

Donate Your Brain: Dijak has confirmed that his brain will go to CTE research when he passes away.

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Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania 40 Weekend: WWE confirmed that Hulk Hogan will be at WWE World, the first-ever Fanatics fan event. He will do a meet & greet and sign autographs. As of this writing, we have not heard about any role for him during that actual Mania event.

Represent The Bloodline: WWE dropped a new Roman Reigns Bloodline hoodie, and it’s very family oriented. You can click here to see what they have to offer.

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Meek Mill x WrestleMania 40: Triple H keeps teasing that Meek Mill will be at WrestleMania 40. We’ll have to see what he does in his city.

Gimmick Infringement Claims: Tiffany Stratton was recently called out for stealing her gimmick and moves.

Breaking The Streak: The Undertaker recently admitted that Bray Wyatt should have broken his undefeated WrestleMania streak.

WWE NXT at UFC Apex: The NXT Deadline event is reportedly moving to the UFC Apex venue.

WWE SmackDown Match Card (3/29):

  • WrestleMania XL Tag Team Championship Qualifying Match: The Street Profits vs. Austin Theory & Grayson Waller
  • WrestleMania XL Tag Team Championship Qualifying Match: New Catch Republic vs. Legado Del Fantasma
  • Jade Cargill First Official Appearance As A SmackDown Superstar
  • Bianca Belair vs. Dakota Kai
  • Kevin Owens & Randy Orton vs. Pretty Deadly

AEW:

MJF Was Spotted: Although he didn’t appear on-screen, MJF was around at a recent Dynamite to meet with officials. He is still under contract with the company.

AEW Viewership: The viewership for AEW Dynamite was very low this week. You can click here for a breakdown.

Jericho x Hook: Chris Jericho finally made an offer to Hook that he may not be able to refuse.

Scapegoat Update: Jack Perry has said that he doesn’t need AEW anymore. We will have to see if and when he ever returned to Tony Khan’s company.

Bischoff vs Khan: Eric Bischoff wasn’t too pleased about how Tony Khan reacted when he found out the Strictly Business podcast is ending.

AEW Rampage Card (3/29):

  • Dustin Rhodes vs. The Butcher
  • Deonna Purrazzo vs. Rose
  • Mariah May vs. Nikita
  • Roderick Strong vs. Matt Menard
  • The Best Friends attempt to save Menard from Undisputed Kingdom
  • Young Bucks blindside The Best Friends

Upcoming Major Pro Wrestling Events

Looking ahead, here are some of the major upcoming shows that we have in the pipeline:

April 6: NXT Stand & Deliver and WrestleMania XL Saturday from Philadelphia, PA.

April 7: WrestleMania XL Sunday from Philadelphia, PA.

April 21: All Elite Wrestling presents AEW Dynasty live on pay-per-view from St. Louis, Missouri at the Chaifetz Arena.

May 4: WWE Backlash France from Décines-Charpieu, France at the LDLC Arena.

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