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I’m Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Friday, March 26, 2021.
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Ring Of Honor returns to pay per view tonight with its 19th Anniversary show.
The main event is Rush defending the ROH World Championship against Jay Lethal.
TV and Tag Champ Dragon Lee was set to appear in two matches, but he had to be pulled from the card after surgery for a ruptured eardrum.
Both of Lee’s titles will STILL be defended tonight. Kenny King will defend the TV Title against HOT SAUCE Tracy Williams...and Bestia del Ring will tag with King to defend the tag titles against Williams and Rhett Titus.
Also tonight...Jonathan Gresham defends the Pure Title against Dak Draper...EC3 vs. Jay Briscoe...An Unsanctioned Match between Matt Taven and Vincent...Mark Briscoe vs. Flip Gordon...and Dalton Castle vs. Josh Woods.
The main card begins at 9PM Eastern. Before that, there’s a free hour starting at 8PM Eastern on ROH’s YouTube, Facebook and other platforms.
That first hour will see the ROH Six-Man Tag Titles on the line - Shane Taylor and the Soldiers Of Savagery defending against Bandido, Flamita and Rey Horus.
Plus, a Four-Corner Survival Match: Danhausen vs. Eli Isom vs. LSG vs. Brian Johnson
ROH’s weekend TV has Beer City Bruiser vs. Mike Bennett...and the first-ever Pure Wrestling Gauntlet Match. The participants in that match have NOT been announced.
Impact Wrestling is moving to Thursday nights, starting on April 8th at 8PM Eastern.
The main event on that show will be AEW World Champion Kenny Omega teaming with The Good Brothers against reigning IMPACT World Champion Rich Swann, Eddie Edwards and Willie Mack.
Before The Impact is also moving to Thursdays.
Not much announced as of Thursday night for Friday’s SmackDown, other than the fallout from Fastlane, where Edge cost Daniel Bryan the Universal Championship.
On Thursday’s NXT UK…
Ilja Dragunov beat Sam Gradwell in a No Disqualification Match. The referee stepped in to stop this one after Dragunov delivered repeated elbow strikes to Gradwell’s head until he was unconscious.
Isla Dawn pinned Aleah James...then, crossed paths backstage with the UK Women’s Champ Kay Lee Ray.
Joseph Conners pinned Jack Starz..
(STINGER: New Japan)
Tonight’s New Japan Strong has the last two qualifying matches for the U.S. version of the New Japan Cup Tournament - TJP vs. Clark Connors...and Chris Dickinson vs. Blake Christian, who is now signed with WWE.
The Strong main event is David Finlay & Karl Fredericks teaming up against FILTHY Tom Lawlor and Danny Limelight.
AEW announced Thursday that Red Velvet is now officially signed with the company.
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