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*BREAKING* Former WCW World Champion Vader Passes Away At 63

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In some sad news to report today, former WWE Superstar and multi-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion Vader, real name Leon White, has passed away at the age of 63 on Monday evening:

It’s no secret that Vader has had a plethora of health issues over the past two years, notably announcing on Twitter in November of 2016 that he had been diagnosed with congestive heart failure and reportedly being told by multiple doctors he only had two years to live. ‘The Mastodon’ had undergone open heart surgery back in March of this year to try and correct the issue (which you can check out here), however he was hospitalized again roughly a month later with a bad case of pneumonia. Vader was eventually released and vowed to make his way back into the ring (you can find that here), as the big man had previously stated that he would like to die in the ring during an interview with the Two Man Power Trip podcast.

We here at The Chairshot would like to give our deepest condolences to the friends and family of Leon White.

 

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WWE News: 205 Live Superstar Officially Added To SmackDown Live Roster

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Mustafa Ali has officially joined SmackDown Live!

Last week’s episode of SmackDown Live (see all the results here) brought us a tremendous match-up and something fresh, which is one of many things that the WWE Universe has clamored for in recent weeks.






Despite coming up short, 205 Live’s Mustafa Ali gave WWE Champion Daniel Bryan a tremendous showing, something that fans of the Cruiserweight Division will not find as much of a surprise. Since WrestleMania back in April and his match against Cedric Alexander for the vacated Cruiserweight Title, Mustafa has really begun turning heads with his work weekly on the purple brand.

Now with last night’s RAW giving us the announcement of changes coming from The McMahon Family, we saw some of it take place. Tonight was no different after it was confirmed to start the show that Paige has been removed as General Manger of SmackDown Live (check that out here). As the broadcast continued, we got word of another as SmackDown Live has now officially added Mustafa Ali to its roster, competing once again tonight against Daniel Bryan, but this time in tag action.

At this time it’s not been addressed if this means Ali will no longer be appearing on 205 Live. However, there is already early talk that it will be similar to Lucha House Party on RAW where they work both shows.





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WWE News: Shane McMahon Confirms Paige Is No Longer SmackDown General Manager

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Paige is officially no longer the SmackDown General Manager!

In case you missed it, the big talk coming out of last night’s episode of Monday Night RAW was of course the appearance of Vince McMahon, along with Stephanie, Shane and Triple H, as the four announced that they would be taking control of RAW and SmackDown Live (see all things from RAW with Mitchell’s Live Report).






Of course, this left many members of the WWE Universe what this would mean for SmackDown Live General Manager Paige. It didn’t take long for us to find out as tonight’s SmackDown Live kicked off with Shane McMahon holding court in front of the entire locker room.

While commending the job that she did, Shane would confirm that Paige is no longer the General Manager. However, he would assure everybody that she wasn’t going anywhere and her role was merely changing, yet that was not revealed.

EA’s Take: I’d like to see them go the manager route with Paige, I feel like that’s what they should have done from the start. The only thing is, does WWE want to go there with someone that they aren’t willing to put in harm’s way. I highly doubt it, even the risk of being at ringside for a match doesn’t feel like something they would do with her. So honestly, unless they put her in charge of the SmackDown Women’s Division, I’m not sure what to do with her on television at this point.





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