WWE Bringing Back the NXT Dusty Rhodes Classic, WWE Scouting Talents In China, Recent Attendance

Dusty Rhodes

– Below are recent WWE attendance figures:

* December 30th in Toronto drew a sellout of 9,000 fans (John Cena tour)
* December 30th in Baltimore drew 8,000 fans (Roman Reigns tour)
* January 3rd in Hidalgo, TX drew 4,600 fans (Reigns tour)
* January 4th in San Antonio for RAW drew 8,500 fans

– WWE officials will be heading to mainland China to scout talents and hopefully begin training them soon. UFC did something similar a few years back after the NBA had success in the early 2000’s with Yao Ming.

– The plan is for the WWE NXT Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic to be an annual event. There’s been talk of having the finals of the tournament held at an annual Takeover event in conjunction with SummerSlam each year. The inaugural tournament was won by Samoa Joe and NXT Champion Finn Balor last year at “Takeover: Respect” in Florida. They defeated Rhyno and Baron Corbin in the finals.

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Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter