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NXT

After a strange episode last week that was partially the result of poor pacing, NXT UK looks to bounce back and have a good episode with a gauntlet main eventing. GOOD: Noam Dar defeated Nathan Frazer in a really fast paced & entertaining Heritage Cup Rules match to open up the show. Considering Dar had been losing a lot recently, he needed a win. Both men looked great. Result – Dar wins 2 falls to 1 Dakota Cohen WR Star Rating – 3.5 Stars GREAT: An intense backstage confrontation took place after Sam Gradwell got in the face of Trent…

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NXT

After last week’s very good episode, we look to see if NXT UK can put on another banger of a show which included a Loser Leaves NXT UK match! AVERAGE SQUASH: Ilja Dragunov defeated Dave Mastiff via referee stoppage after Mastiff got busted open. This was very strange, but not necessarily terrible. GOOD: After the match, Dragunov was shown backstage and said that he needs to work on his self control. This was good storytelling. GOOD: Gallus, minus Joe Coffey, were backstage & Rampage Brown walked up and asked where Joe was & when Wolfgang said he wasn’t there, Brown…

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AEW

Earlier this week, Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide held their 24th Rey de Reyes event on Sunday, May 1st. One of the highlights of the show was a video package shown featuring former NXT Champion and recently released WWE Superstar, Andrade. This would mark his first appearance in wrestling since October 12, 2020. In this video package Andrade challenged current AAA Mega Champion, Kenny Omega, to a match for the title at AAA’s TripleMania XXIX in August. You can watch the video below. https://twitter.com/luchalibreaaa/status/1388696706317967363?s=19 Kenny Omega, who won the title back at Héroes Inmortales XIII in 2019, has only defended the…

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Starz have announced that the highly anticipated Professional Wrestling drama ‘Heels’ will be premiering on August 15th at 9PM ET. It has previously been confirmed that the show will consist of 8 one hour episodes and started being filmed back in the summer of 2020, and wrapped a few weeks ago. The show follows two brothers, one a ‘face’ with the other a ‘heel’, as they attempt to bring more attention to the Georgian based wrestling promotion their late father left them called ‘Duffy League Wrestling’. One brother is played by Stephen Amell, while the other is played by Alexander…

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