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Following becoming the first ever Indian ONE Heavyweight World Champion this morning after defeating Brandon Vera by TKO, Arjan Bhullar laid out a “warning shot” to both AEW & WWE. Arjan is an experienced grappler but has never stepped into the squared circle as a professional wrestler. He was formerly signed with UFC, but now Bhullar has found a home with ONE Championship on a long-term deal. Here is what Arjan had to say following his big win over Brandon Vera this morning: “I have reached the pinnacle of this sport, now, I want to attack the pro wrestling industry.…

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Chris Jericho reportedly suffered a dislocated elbow during the AEW Blood & Guts match last week. Renowned professional wrestling journalist, Dave Meltzer, has noted in this week Wrestling Observer Newsletter that Chris Jericho suffered a dislocated shoulder during the fall he took off the cage at Blood & Guts. Meltzer noted that the AEW star would be out for 4-6 weeks, however presumed that he would still be involved in the Stadium Stampede match set for Double Or Nothing. Melzter stated “I presume he’s working Stadium Stampede based on the television angle but otherwise he’s out four to six weeks.”…

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Dave Meltzer, in the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter, has reported that All Elite Wrestling have been in talks to sign the recently released WWE Star, Andrade. Andrade was released from Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment in March, and unlike many other released talent, his contact did not include the typical 90 day no compete clause meaning that he was free to work with other promotions from the day he was released. It has already been announced that the former NXT and United States Champion will be facing another former WWE star, Alberto El Patron, at the inaugural pay-per-view for Federación…

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AEW Star & Team Taz member Ricky Starks suffered a Neck Injury in his match against Adam Page last week on AEW Dynamite that will keep him out of action for up to 3 Months. A Wrestling Inc Report noted Bryan Alvarez added that Ricky also suffered a Blown Kneecap that would require surgery, but the Team Taz member took to Twitter to deny those reports and stated there is nothing wrong with his knee. We continue to wish Ricky Starks all the best and a speedy recovery.

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On this week’s AEW Dynamite, we got another altercation between Pinnacle & Inner Circle. Inner Circle interrupted Pinnacle’s coronation with them forcing MJF to give them a rematch by spraying the Pinnacle members with a Little Bit of the Bubbly. Inner Circle got their rematch, but MJF challenged them to a Stadium Stampede match with a little favor. If Inner Circle loses, they have to disband. The match is not actually official yet, but it’s currently planned for Double or Nothing and it’s most likely to happen at the show. https://twitter.com/AEW/status/1392653365600034819?s=20 The strange things was, Where’s Santana? In a backstage…

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Mike Johnson of PWInsider is reporting that the finish for Orange Cassidy vs PAC last night was changed mid match due to Orange Cassidy going down hurt after taking a sunset flip powerbomb. After the injury occurred the current AEW Champion Kenny Omega came down to the ring and took out PAC while the referee was distracted leading to both men being down for the 10 count meaning AEW declared the match as a No Contest. Tony Schiavone then came down the stage area to interview Omega and Callis where he revealed it would now be a triple threat match…

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Following the hugely controversial ‘Blood & Guts’ Dynamite special last week, AEW looked to continue the momentum and keep it up as they moved towards their upcoming Pay-Per-View ‘Double Or Nothing’ on May 30th. Not only were they under pressure as the company faced some disappointment from fans the previous week, but they were also under significant pressure from New Japan Pro Wrestling, as the Japanese wrestling giant was allowing one of their titles to be defended on AEW Television for the first time, and this is looked at as a huge deal for them. So with so much pressure…

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All Elite Wrestling have made the announcement that they will be heading back on the road to resume Live touring this July, after hosting their shows at Daily’s Place for over a year. The first show back will take place from the James L. Knight Center in Miami on July 7th, with shows then taking place from H-E-B Center in Cedar Park, Texas and Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas, in the weeks following. AEW released the following statement this morning: May 10, 2021 – After safely hosting 27 live, ticketed events throughout the past nine months at Daily’s Place…

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This past Wednesday night on AEW Dynamite, the highly anticipated ‘Blood & Guys’ match took place between The Inner Circle & The Pinnacle. WWE management reportedly hated the match, with one source claiming “That just set the business back 30 years”. The AEW Blood & Guts stipulation is what is more commonly recognised as ‘War Games’ across the professional wrestling industry, and AEW had their first attempt at the stipulation this past week. The company originally planned for the event to happen in early 2020, with the Inner Circle set to take on The Elite. However due to the pandemic…

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A brutal Blood & Guts match happened last night between The Pinnacle & Inner Circle in front of roughly 1.500 fans. According to Dave Meltzer on the latest Wrestling Observer Radio, Fans watched the first hour of Blood & Guts on the screens at Daily’s Place. Their reactions were used as live reactions for the first hour, and the live reactions were not piped in but from the fans in attendance. Meltzer noted that AEW decided to do this because of how long it was going to take to set up the two rings and cage needed for the Blood…

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