Author: John Velez

AEW

AEW has announced an updated lineup for this Friday’s edition of Rampage on TNT, which is the promotion’s final program before Saturday’s Full Gear pay-per-view. First, Lee Moriarty is set to challenge HOOK for the FTW Championship. This match comes after Moriarty confronted Hook backstage last week on Rampage. Also, Athena is looking to continue her mean streak as she is set to face Madison Rayne in singles action. Rayne has regularly competed on Rampage since signing with the company a few months back. As previously announced, Ricky Starks will take on Lance Archer in AEW World Eliminator Tournament first-round…

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Early in 2023, AEW will extend its tour to new West Coast cities, announcing on Wednesday launch dates in Phoenix, Arizona, and San Francisco, California. Next year, AEW will also travel to London, England. On February 22nd, AEW Dynamite will go to Phoenix, Arizona’s 17,000+ seat Footprint Center, where there will also be a Rampage taping that evening. The NBA’s Phoenix Suns play their home games at Footprint Center. Then, a week later, on Wednesday, March 1, Dynamite will make its debut at San Francisco’s renowned Cow Palace, followed by a live Rampage performance on Friday, March 3. Around mid-September,…

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Saraya makes her debut and joins All Elite Wrestling. Britt Baker and her team defeated Toni Storm and Athena after the AEW Women’s World Championship match at AEW Dynamite Grand Slam. The audience had a huge reaction when Saraya, formerly known as Paige in the WWE, walked out to zombified as a result of falling backward. Saraya and Baker argue, which causes the ‘D.M.D. to back down. Saraya has spent most of her professional wrestling career, mostly in WWE, going under the ring name Paige. At her last match, a house show in late 2017, she suffered a career-ending injury.…

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A new report from Fightful has surfaced, revealing the potential location for AEW’s annual Revolution pay-per-view event. According to Fightful Select, the show is set to take place at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, the first wrestling event to occur at the venue since the 2019 NJPW G1 Special. AEW has only run California twice since it launched, which took place in Ontario and Los Angeles. The show usually happens in late February or early March, but an exact date has yet to be determined. WWE has not run Cow Palace in over ten years and hasn’t run a television…

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The Sunday AEW All Out Zero Hour show will feature a match for the AAA World Mixed Tag Team Championship. In a match announced on Friday’s Rampage, Sammy Guevara and Tay Melo will defend the AAA Mixed Tag titles against Ortiz and Ruby Soho. The reigning AAA World Mixed Tag Team Champions lost on Rampage when Soho rolled up Melo for the win. After the match, Soho grabbed the titles to express their interest in the gold. The will be a rematch from this week’s Rampage and last week’s Rampage episode. Each team has won a win over the other.  The…

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The rematch for the ROH Pure Championship is set for next Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite as Wheeler Yuta will defend against Jericho Appreciation Society’s Daniel Garcia.  Garcia was defeated by Yuta in a successful ROH Pure Title defense on July 23 at ROH Death Before Dishonor. The ROH Pure Title has been successfully defended by Yuta three times since he defeated Josh Woods at the ROH Supercard of Honor. At AEW All Out, Yuta will be in action because he will be taking part in the Casino Ladder Match.In his most recent match, Garcia defeated Westin Blake in the AEW Dark…

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WWE

Johnny Gargano is back in WWE. The ex-NXT Champion unexpectedly entered the ring on WWE Raw on August 22. He gave the fans a recap of all he accomplished in NXT. While recalling how he had fantasized about winning WWE championships, Johnny Wrestling realized the uncertainties in his future. He claimed he wished to demonstrate to his son that anything is achievable if one pursues their goals. Gargano claimed that by attending WWE Raw, he was placing a bet on himself. He declared his comeback to the WWE and is placing his bets on it. Theory, a former teammate of…

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WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle will appear on the August 29 episode of Raw.  https://twitter.com/WWE/status/1561904071912685575?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1561904071912685575%7Ctwgr%5E5ce60c1bf4fd097bf04a02dafcb6b42770f0440f%7Ctwcon%5Es1_c10&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fightful.com%2Fwrestling%2Fkurt-angle-women-s-tag-team-title-tournament-finals-more-set-829-wwe-raw Angle will appear on the show in his hometown of Pittsburgh, as announced on this week’s Raw.  The Women’s Tag Team Championship tournament finals are also set for next week’s Raw. Dakota Kai and IYO SKY advanced to the finals with a victory over Asuka and Alexa Bliss this week. They now await the winners of a “second chance” match on Friday’s SmackDown, where Doudrop & Nikki ASH will face Tamina & Dana Brooke, Xia Li & Shotzi, and Natalya & Sonya Deville. Also…

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Gunther vs. Sheamus for the Intercontinental title added to WWE Clash at the Castle. On Friday’s SmackDown, Sheamus defeated Ricochet, Sami Zayn, Madcap Moss, and Happy Corbin to earn a shot at Gunther’s Intercontinental title. He will now face Gunther at WWE Clash at the Castle, which takes place on September 3 in Cardiff, Wales. The story of the match had Sami Zayn, in his hometown, go to the back after injuring his shoulder, taking white noise from Sheamus off the top rope. He eventually returned and attempted to pin Ricochet after hitting the helluva kick. However, Corbin broke up…

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AEW

For the first time on AEW TV, as part of Friday’s Rampage, The AAA Mixed Tag Team titles will be on the line. First, following their recent wedding, Sammy Guevara and Tay Melo are set to return to action as they will defend their AAA World Mixed Tag Team Championships against the Dante Martin & Skye Blue duo. This will be Melo’s first match in AEW since the Double Or Nothing pay-per-view on May 29. Guevara & Melo won the titles in a four-way at AAA Triplemania XXX: Monterrey in April. Also, Erick Redbeard will make his AEW return as…

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