Eddie Alvarez Not Threatened By Conor McGregor, Natalya Knocks Out Her Front Teeth, TNA Bound For Glory

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- Eddie Alvarez told The MMA Hour on Monday that he’s never felt as unthreatened as he did when Conor McGregor starred him down at the UFC 205 press conference last week. He believes his fight against McGregor will be his easiest in quite some time because McGregor doesn’t have the all-around skill of many of the fighters that fight at 155-pounds. Alvarez will defend the UFC lightweight championship against McGregor at UFC 205 next month from Madison Square Garden in New York City. MMAFighting.com has more at this link.

- The UFC will do what so many fans in the United Kingdom want WWE to do on Saturday night - hold a live pay-per-view across the pond. This Saturday, UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2 will emanate live from the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. The main card won’t begin until 3 AM October 9th local time, with the preliminary fights starting at 11 PM. The show still sold out in a matter of minutes and will broadcast live on pay-per-view around the world beginning at 10:00 PM ET. The preliminary fights will start at 6:30 PM ET on UFC Fight Pass and continue on Fox Sports 1 in the US at 8 PM ET. We'll have complete coverage here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.

- WWE Raw will take place live tonight from the Staples Center in Los Angels, California. Actors Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson will be there to confront Chris Jericho. Charlotte will defend the WWE Raw Women’s Championship against Sasha Banks and WWE Cruiserweight Champion TJ Perkins will face Brian Kendrick. Make plans to join our WWE Raw “Open Thread” at 8 PM EDT tonight here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com for streaming live results and your discussion.

- Natalya knocked out her two front teeth at Saturday’s WWE Smackdown live event in Las Vegas, Nevada. The match saw Nattie team with Carmella to face Naomi & Nikki Bella. Here is a photo before she got them fixed and of course the after photo.

- Samoa Joe is in Los Angeles, which of course will host tonight’s Raw from Staples Center. We can’t confirm an appearance at press time.

- WWE and Susan G. Komen will continue their partnership for the fifth consecutive year by encouraging fans to take fight against breast cancer through Komen's More Than Pink™ movement. The official press release is available at this link.

- Tickets for WWE Roadblock 2016 go on sale on Friday at 10 AM. Roadblock is a Raw pay-per-view that will take place from the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA on Sunday, December 18, 2016.

- Cody & Brandy Rhodes debuted for TNA Wrestling at last night’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view. They came out after Gail Kim beat Maria to win the TNA Knockouts Championship. Brandi took out Maria and Cody brawled with Mike Bennett, kicking off a program between them. You can view a photo of Cody and Brandi in TNA at this link.

- Awesome Kong appeared at last night’s TNA Bound for Glory pay-per-view, appearing in the Hall of Fame induction segment for Gail Kim. Here’s a photo.

- Aron Rex beat Eddie Edwards at Bound for Glory to become the first ever TNA Grand Champion. Rex, the former Damien Sandow, appeared clean shaven. There was a light outage during the match, which resulted in the crowd chanting “pay your lighting bill!” Backup lights were used before power was restored.

- Nothing has changed on the TNA Wrestling ownership front and we still do not have an update after last night’s pay-per-view. Dixie Carter didn’t mention the status of the company to anyone and they’ll tape for the remainder of 2016 this week.

- Alberto Del Rio no-showed a show promoted by AAA on Sunday. He was scheduled to team with Psycho Clown to face Dr. Wagner Jr. & Pagano. The reason as to why is unclear at press time, with the promotion issuing a statement, announcing that he failed the Mexican public who have supported him throughout his career.

- Carolyn "CJ" Dunning has been released from her WWE developmental contract, according to a report by SquaredCircleSirens.com. She’s a bodybuilding bikini competitor that began training at the WWE Performance Center in April.

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