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WWE’s ‘Last Ride’ brought into the Undertaker-Vince McMahon bond

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WWE's 'Last Ride' brought into the Undertaker-Vince McMahon bond

Vince McMahon helped lay the groundwork for returning Undertaker’s WrestleMania 34 only if he could.

The first episode of the five-part document “Undertaker: The Ride Side” made us feel Mark Calaway as if he were wrapping up his final WWE match after losing to Roman Reigns and leaving his equipment in the ring at WrestleMania 33. This story takes in episode two (Sunday, 10 am, WWE Network) by looking at Callaway’s second hip replacement – even into the operating room.

At that time, he intended to stay out of the ring and we saw him preparing to enjoy retirement. The second installment then peeled away the Undertaker layer and let Mark Calaway shine. We even learned the story of how his relationship with Michelle McCool’s wife began when she seemed ready to leave WWE.

That changed with the August 2017 meeting with McMahon. The wheels are smoothly moved for Calaway to seek “redemption” for the Reigns match not considered sufficient for The Undertaker to continue. It’s as if Calaway is hoping for McMahon’s encouragement to return, it’s just not how that happens.

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“I gave up on developing a strategy to meet Vince for a long time,” Callaway said on his journey, along with McCool, to meet with McMahon at the WWE corporate office with his contract and wanted to talk about his role. “I was very desperate about what I was going to do and say in a meeting, walk out, the door closed behind me and realized I really didn’t have anything to say.”

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Saturday’s meeting – “I don’t know who met on Saturday besides Vince,” Calaway said. “- McMahon’s feature, wearing an orange t-shirt after he made the couple wait for him to finish training. When asked if he was ready for WrestleMania 34, Calaway said he told McMahon that he felt peace if he never entered the ring again. But he agreed to practice to be prepared if someone was injured and he was needed, but reiterated to McMahon that “my tank was empty.”

“I’m a little taken back because usually Vince is at full speed, ‘You can do this forever’ sort of deal,” Calaway said. “Wait a minute? Is this some kind of double turn. Like he’ll tell me I can’t, so I’ll do it. He can sell ice to Eskimos. He’s fine. I have to find out what angle he’s taking. Are you challenging me? “I don’t know how to process it right away.”

This is part of the deep dive that the episode took into the 30-year bond between the two. Calaway, unlike a number of WWE’s biggest stars, did not jump into WCW during Monday Night Wars. He described McMahon as a father, brother, and friend figure. Calaway named his son Gunner Vincent for a reason, McCool said.

McMahon called Calaway “the most loyal player” he had ever handled. “He was too emotional to answer when asked what Calaway and The Undertaker meant for WWE and for him personally, ending the interview.

“You can’t,” McMahon said.

McMahon was there for Calaway as boss and friend during their time together. Calaway described the point where things were low for him in his personal life. It was McMahon who helped him refocus, put him down and told him that he needed to stop feeling sorry for himself – giving him the love he really needed.

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“There is no one else in this world who can tell me that I will not wake up and you know knock it – get out of them,” Calaway said. “But that’s Vince and I know that’s true and I know where it came from.”

After McMahon at Royal Rumble alluded to the idea of ​​a match with John Cena at WrestleMania 34, this episode shows us how Calaway prepared mentally and physically to return to the ring and his reaction after the match. It was a trip he felt he needed not only to erase the subpar standard against Reigns, but to have a better effort in New Orleans where a concussion prevented him from remembering Brock Lesnar’s successive match four years earlier.

“It’s clean slate,” Calaway said before facing Cena. “All 27 years before, nothing meant anything at this time. This is a new Undertaker and I went there to prove to the world who I am and what I do. “

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The beginning of Part 1 will arrive in Portuguese in MANGA Plus – JBox

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past too it’s a spade! From July 13 first 3 chapters from the first part Chainsaw will be available from translation into Portuguese No MANGAPlusfree app to read manga from Shueisha.

Apparently, not all 97 chapters of this first phase will be available, but only these first 3. The series will also not be split into two parts on the website/app. Even if it is a new phase, it will be published as usual. on the page of the man with the chainsawso the first chapter of part 2 will be #98.

Translation and editing work done comediansalso responsible for other platform projects with pt-br version (cases One piece, spy x family, Tokyo Ghoul Re e Jiu-Jitsu Kaisen). The information came from a project manager for a company in Brazil.

Unfortunately, the series is not among those that can be read completely free in english app — so even with the most recent readings, fans will have to resort to printed versions or alternative means to learn about the entire series. MANGA Plus does not allow, at least for now, subscriptions for fans in Brazil.

It is worth remembering that the second part of the manga, which will begin July 13, will also be available in Portuguese. Until the long-awaited sequel, Tatsuki Fujimoto launched one-shots on the Shueisha platform look back e Goodbye Eriin addition to working with mangaka Toda Oto (To take off the flash).

Story Chainsaw approaches Denji, a poor man capable of anything for money, even hunting demons with his dog, Honor. He is an ordinary boy mired in debt, but one day everything changes when he is betrayed by a man he trusted. Now possessing demonic powers, Denji becomes the Chainsaw Man (“The Chainsaw Man”).

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Fujimoto first part in Shonen jump from 2018 to December 2020, 11 volumes have been compiled to date. OUR Panini publishes manga in Brazil – check out our review first volume.

The work will be adapted into anime by the MAPPA studio and will have watching and duplicating Crunchyroll.


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Portuguese missionary denounces ‘daily persecution and massacre’ in Congo

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Portuguese missionary denounces 'daily persecution and massacre' in Congo

“There are persecutions and massacres every day” in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and the international community turns a blind eye to this, says Father Marcelo de Oliveira, a Portuguese missionary in the African country.

The chief administrator of Komboni Province Missionaries in the Democratic Republic of the Congo speaks in an interview Renaissancethat attacks are permanent in an area of ​​the country where “cobalt is a source of wealth.”

“There are persecutions and massacres every day, there are people who are tortured, people who are forced to leave their homes and forced to flee,” condemns a priest who has lived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for 15 years.

The eastern provinces of the DRC, notably North Kivu and neighboring Ituri, have “lived for decades in a state of constant instability due to the presence of various armed groups.

Born in Mortagua, Viseu district, the missionary says that in the Congo “no one escapes persecution.” “Catholics, Protestants and sects are treated equally”, given that “the religious question does not affect the situation at all”.

The priest says that “the Church is being persecuted, but to be a Christian means to be persecuted.” “The Catholic Church, which has great weight in public life, which has a large number of Catholics, which, by vocation, denounces, tells the truth and strives to defend the rights of the people, of course, is not appreciated by the simple,” he emphasizes.

The world “crossed its arms” on the problems in Africa

The priest admits that the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, is ready to fight corruption, but says that, on the one hand, the government is involved in the situation, and on the other hand, it is powerless to resolve it.

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“The complicity is there to keep getting what they get from the stuff they sell and ship out of the country anyway,” he explains.

On the other hand, Marcelo’s father accuses the international community of doing nothing for the suffering people of the Congo and trying to “keep capitalizing on the wealth of the country” by sending “weapons to be able to keep up the unrest and thus keep on stealing easily” . .

“The Congo is a very rich country, and it is a bit strange that such a rich country is at the same time so poor. There is gold, diamonds, copper, cobalt, soil that could give twice a year, it’s hard to understand,” the missionary laments, and then accuses: “there are interests from outside (the international community) to be able to continue to benefit from everything rich, and so they keep sending weapons to keep the mess going and thus easily keep stealing.”

The missionary ensures that “when there is a problem in Africa, everyone folds their hands” and gives an example of the reluctance to find a cure for malaria, which “kills a huge number of people every day”, and now with Covid-19. 19 pandemic “the whole world plunged into disaster.”

The priest assures that “there are more people who die in Africa from malaria than those who die from Covid”, and rhetorically asks: “Who created a medicine to treat poor Africans? The problem of malaria after all this time?”

Marcelo’s father replies, “No one, it doesn’t matter, it doesn’t matter. Since we cannot profit from what we do, it is not important to make medicine, it is not important to help a country that will not repay us, ”he laments.

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Pope ‘deeply wishes’ to visit Congo

In this interview with RenaissanceFather Marcelo Oliveira assures that “the population still expects that soon” the Pope will visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

He believes that “for people living in conditions of constant attacks, persecution, the visit of the Pope would be a moment of encouragement.”

First of all, because Francis planned a visit to the city of Goma in the eastern part of the country, “where he will be with some victims of violence, and, of course, these people may be a little disappointed.”

“However, the population continues to expect that he will be able to come to us soon,” he assures.

The priest confirms that the Pope “deeply desires to be and come” to the Congo to “know the reality” and acknowledges that “the celebration planned for this Sunday with the Congolese community at St. Parolina in Kinshasa “is a sign of such a will.”

“The Pope deeply desires to be and come, because I believe he has heard so much about the reality of the suffering of the Congolese people, and therefore he has a deep desire to be able to come,” he assures.

Francis’ trip to South Sudan and the Congo, scheduled for July 2-7, has been rescheduled for a new date to be fixed due to the Pope’s health.

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Wabi2b enters the Portuguese market to revolutionize commerce

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Wabi2b enters the Portuguese market to revolutionize commerce

BUT Wabi2b, a digital ecosystem that helps digitize and modernize brick-and-mortar commerce, has entered the European market with Portugal. The goal is to “revolutionize traditional retail and the HORECA channel” by allowing distributors and Cash & Carries to sell directly to traditional retailers in Portugal.

The company’s statement explains that the Wabi2b online store allows retailers to access multiple suppliers in the same store, view their entire portfolio of products, compare prices, place all their orders at the same time, and use the platform. exclusive promotions and discounts.

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From the supplier’s point of view, Wabi2b gives you the opportunity to choose the geographical area of ​​sales, the cost and minimum cost of delivery, the portfolio of products they represent, prices and deliveries, and the order payment procedure.

According to Wabi2b Portugal CEO Hugo Duarte, “The Wabi2b ecosystem is set to revolutionize traditional trading and business management practices. With this platform, consumer goods companies, suppliers and point of sale will connect for the first time in a single digital environment whose transactions will be carried out, which will reduce costs, waste, increase transparency, facilitate inventory control and better understand the business. performance”.

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In this first phase, Wabi2b already has over 1,700 registered stores in Lisbon, and in June it also launched in Porto.

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