Welcome to Paper Talk with Zachary Linse, where we round up all of the smaller & interesting news stories from around the globe:
Lucha Libre AAA announced at their press confer earlier that popular North American Lucha Star Gringo Loco will be making his long awaited debut with the company. He is apart of a Tag Team Bout teaming with Abismo Negro Jr. against El Hijo Del Vikingo & Laredo Kid, as well as Bandido and the also debuting Jack Cartwheel.
The Hardy Boyz vs Griff Garrison & Marcus Kross has been announced for a Booster Club & Robotics Team Fundraiser Event in South Carolina March 19th. This is the first confirmed Hardy Boyz match since Jeff’s WWE departure.
MVP shared via Instagram earlier that he had been making major strides with the healing of his knee and was training with NXT Star Christian Casanova.
Mascara Dorada shared in an interview with CMLL Informa today that he was figuring out some paperwork but that he was planning on returning to his home promotion of CMLL full time again soon.
Rohit Raju says he has reached out to promotions like AEW, NJPW & MLW since leaving IMPACT Wrestling but hasn’t yet heard anything back, aside from AEW hitting him up and flying him out for Dark. As of now he is still racking up plenty of Indy dates. (Alliance Pro Wrestling podcast)
Similar to the Ring of Honor World Title, the ROH Pure Title has silently been being defended across the Independent Scene and there is now more defenses set in stone. Josh Woods is set to defend the gold against Gino Medina March 11th at No Peace x Loko, and Victor Benjamin February 26th at WrestlePit.