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Welcome to Paper Talk with Zachary Linse, where we round up all of the smaller & interesting news stories from around the globe: Alexander Hammerstone will defend the MLW World Title against Opera Cup Winner Davey Richards February 26th at MLW Superfight in Charlotte, NC. (Sports Illustrated) Australian Promotion Deathmatch Downunder announced the first ever intergender deathmatch title defense as inaugural champion Callen Butcher will defend against longtime vet Vixsin. Nyla Rose was forced to pull off of Enjoy Wrestling this weekend due to contracting Covid-19. Evil Uno has been named as the replacement opponent for Edith Surreal. Sending prayers…

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Photo Credit – AEW Today on Busted Open Radio, Bully Ray and Dave Lagreca review AEW Dynamite. They started off with praise for Moxley’s return segment that opened Dynamite.  Bully said, “I did enjoy that they started off with Moxley. They came out with a bang, people were ready for it and Moxley said what he needed to say. However, I would have liked to have heard just a little bit of accountability from Jon.” He continued, “I understand the whole demons thing and we always use the word demons as a creative word to get around the real issues.…

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There have been many great tag teams throughout the years: The Dudley Boyz, JTG, The Uso’s, and The Hardy Boyz just to name a few. When I first started watching All Elite Wrestling, I wasn’t really focusing on the Tag Team Division at the time. Yes, teams like Private Party and the duo of Santana and Ortiz were entertaining to watch when their respective matches were on, however, I couldn’t pick a tag team to latch onto, that is until The Acclaimed arrived on the scene in late 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qf1ZSclnVJU The Acclaimed are the top tag team in AEW. Their…

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Four matches have been announced for the January 21 edition of AEW Rampage. Jade Cargill will make her first defense of the TBS Championship against Anna Jay of the Dark Order. HOOK will be in action against Serpentico of Chaos Project, and Jon Moxley has his first match since late October when he takes on Ethan Page with Scorpio Sky in his corner. Roppongi Vice’s Trent Beretta and Rocky Romero will reunite to face the Young Bucks. The Elite has had the upper hand over the Best Friends as of late, but they have yet to face the pairing of Trent and…

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Jon Moxley is back and Brett Lauderdale was waiting with open arms. On November 2nd, Tony Khan announced that Moxley had checked himself into an inpatient alcohol treatment program. Mox was the GCW World Champion & a main focus on AEW Television. Speaking to John Pollock and Wai Ting of POST Wrestling, Brett discussed Jon’s return. “He is on his own timetable. Of course, it was a wait-and-see. The circumstances that led to the uncertainty is one of those things. The ball is not in our court, it’s in his court. When he’s ready, and he tells us he’s ready to go,…

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All Elite Wrestling is entering its third year as a major promotion and many of the talents contracts are set to expire this year.  Determining who’s contract will be renewed and who’s will be left to expire remains to be seen at this time.  One of the names that have a contract expiration coming up is Joey Janela.  Fightful Select interviewed Janela upon hearing about his current contract status where he confirmed that his deal is up in May.  Janela went on to boast how much he enjoys working with AEW and would like to remain with the promotion.  While…

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We are getting Jon Moxley back. All Elite Wrestling announced Tuesday Morning that Mox will be returning to Dynamite this Wednesday in Washington DC. Moxley is also scheduled for an upcoming title defense against Homicide at The WRLD on GCW at The Hammerstein Ballroom on February 23rd.  https://twitter.com/AEW/status/1483529700832169984 Jon Moxley left the company in November to enter rehab for alcohol. Originally Moxley had been booked to face Orange Cassidy in an Eliminator Tournament for the AEW World Championship. Instead, Miro took Mox’s place in the tournament.  Jon Moxley left the company in November to enter rehab for alcohol. Originally Moxley…

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Photo Credit – AEW Last week’s of episode of AEW Dark delivered on its promise of being a good episode, and this episode looks to be the same. AEW Dark tonight looks to have quite a few good matches with special appearances by Adam Cole,Orange Cassidy, Bear Country, Anna Jay and many more! GOOD: The first match of AEW Dark features Adam Cole and Kaun. As a result of his victory over Kaun, Adam Cole maintains his undefeated streak in AEW. This was a good match between both wrestlers, and the crowd was into it and rooting for both of…

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The Hardy Boyz (Matt and Jeff Hardy) are set to reunite for the first time in three years. Big Time Wrestling announced the brothers will team up at their show in Webster, Massachusetts on March 12th. The duo hasn’t wrestled as a team since April 9th, 2019 on WWE SmackDown where they defeated The Usos to win the SmackDown Tag Team Championships. The Hardy Boyz had to later vacate the titles due to Jeff sustaining a knee injury. The Hardy Boyz retuned as a tag team in 2017 at WWE’s WrestleMania in which they participated in the fatal four way tag…

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There have been Black American World Champions over the past two decades within WWE, as well in Impact (formerly TNA, NWA-TNA) and its long and varied history. Other promotions from decades before, during the days of National entities and territorial organizations, saw a variety of ethnic competitors, handled in a variety of ways, to varying degrees of success. This conservatism culture of Pro Wrestling, has complicated the involvement of Black talent for decades. Recently on an episode of Talk is Jericho, current ROH World Champion Johnathan Gresham discussed his size and skin color being an issue regarding his opportunities in…

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