Backstage News on WWE Adding Championships, Updated WrestleMania Plans, NXT Star's Injury Update

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In addition to NXT adding the North American Title, Hunter plans on adding Cruiserweight/205 Live tag team championships. He wants to make the show work and feels once the Mixed Match Challenge is complete, and 205 Live goes back to starting at 10pm, the show needs more than one title.

Sheamus and Cesaro have sent out tweets and teases in regards to opponents at WrestleMania. Surprisingly enough or not at all, if you have followed WWE's booking plans, they have yet to finalize plans for them at Mania. The talk has been leaning towards the Uso's, but if WWE can wrap up the Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt angle, and Jeff can go for WrestleMania, that would not be ruled either. They have some idea, but nothing is locked at this point.

While WWE was originally worried about information that may be derogatory towards Roman Reigns, officials feel the other side of the story may just be pandering at this point. If there was actual solid evidence, it would have been already released.

The original plan at Mania was a tag team match between Shane and a Partner vs Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn, there has been talks of doing a Owens vs Zayn singles match. Some feel it is too early to break them up, and do not want to go that route as of yet.

The top matches from the Raw brand have a direction, many on the Smackdown side simply do not have that same direction with the exceptions of Styles/Nakamura and Charlotte/Asuka. WWE wanted to wrap up the Fast Lane show for obvious reasons prior to giving a direction for their side of Mania.

Bobby Fish had surgery on Thursday to repair a torn ACL and MCL. He will be out of action for six to eight months.

In addition to NXT adding the North American Title, Hunter plans on adding Cruiserweight/205 Live tag team championships. He wants to make the show work and feels once the Mixed Match Challenge is complete, and 205 Live goes back to starting at 10pm, the show needs more than one title.

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