– As noted, Nikki Bella was one of the celebrities that participated in the American Ninja Warrior obstacle course for the Celebrity Ninja Warrior Red Nose Day special that airs on NBC last night. Below is full video of Nikki’s run with coach Grant McCartney. The one-hour special raised more than $185,000 to help fight childhood poverty around the world as Comcast pledged to donate $5,000 for every obstacle the celebrity completed on their run.
Nikki was the first celebrity to run the course and she earned $15,000. She cleared the Floating Steps, the Grab Bag and the Spinning Bridge but fell on the Flying Shelf Grab. There were 2 more obstacles that she did not get to – the Doorknob Drop and the Warped Wall. Celebrities to clear all 6 obstacles to earn $30,000 each were singer Ne-Yo, Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin, Access TV host Scott Evans, and former NFL player & ANW co-host Akbar Gbajabiamila.
– WWE has a new poll asking fans which submission is more dangerous – Daniel Bryan’s “Yes!” Lock or Samoa Joe’s Coquina Clutch. As of this writing, 66% voted for the Coquina Clutch. Joe and Bryan will do battle on Tuesday’s SmackDown in the final Money In the Bank qualifying match.
– The WWE website has released a sneak peek at the new “Fight Forever” storyline that begins in the WWE #18 comic from BOOM! Studios, which hits stores on Wednesday, June 20th. Below is the announcement along with one piece of artwork. A full preview of the comic can be seen at the Twitter link below.
Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn fight forever in BOOM! Studios’ “WWE #18”!
LOS ANGELES – BOOM! Studios and WWE unveiled a first look at “Fight Forever,” the new storyline beginning in “WWE #18,” available Wednesday, June 20.
WWE Superstars Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn joined forces at WWE’s Hell in a Cell event after a grueling rivalry, but how did Owens convince Zayn to put aside their differences and join his mission? The story of this alliance is told by the acclaimed “WWE” comic book creative team of writer Dennis Hopeless (Marvel’s “Jean Grey”) and artist Serg Acuña.“WWE #18” features a main cover by Dan Mora (“Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers”), along with variant covers by Adam Riches (“G.I. Joe”), Brent Schoonover (“Captain Marvel”) and Marco D’Alfonso (“I Am Groot”).
“The friendship — and rivalry — between Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn is one of the greatest stories in modern WWE history,” said BOOM! Studios editor Chris Rosa. “When we saw there was an opportunity to go behind the scenes and show more of their story than fans have seen before, it was a no-brainer.”
Print copies of “WWE #18” will be available on Wednesday, June 20, at your local comic book store or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies will also be available from ComiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
For continuing news on the “WWE” comic book series and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.
— WWE (@WWE) May 25, 2018
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