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I’m Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Monday, April 19, 2021.
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Tonight’s Raw already has two big matches announced - Charlotte Flair vs. Asuka...and for the first time ever, Randy Orton vs. Braun Strowman.
Meanwhile, some of the wrestlers released by WWE last week are talking about their future plans. Chelsea Green says she’s open to one day returning to WWE, but she won’t be waiting on them to call.
(Green On WWE Release)
Green speaking with Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp.
AEW Champion Kenny Omega is in action on tonight’s Dark: Elevation. Omega will tag with MT Nakazawa and Konosuke Takeshita against Matt & Mike Sydal and Danny Limelight.
Also tonight, Private Party vs. Dark Order’s Alex Reynolds and Colt Cabana....Ryu Mizunami & LEGIT Leyla Hirsch vs. Nyla Rose & Madi Wrenkowski...Aaron Solow vs. Austin Gunn.
Plus, Hangman Page, Thunder Rosa, Orange Cassidy and Best Friends are in action.
(STINGER: New Japan)
New Japan has a Road To Wrestling Dontaku show this morning...with three singles matches on the card - previewing the NEVER 6-Man Title match on Tuesday - Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI defending against KENTA, Taiji Ishimori and Yujiro Takahashi.
The stipulation is now set for the KOPW 2021 provisional match coming up on April 28th. Toru Yano is defending against EVIL...and fan’s voted for Yano’s stip. It’ll be a “Creation Of Darkness” match...where you must blindfold your opponent before you can score the decision.
Pro-Wrestling NOAH pulled former GHC National Champion Kenoh and three other wrestlers from upcoming shows on April 24th and 29th...after Kenoh tested positive for COVID-19. The other three were believed to be in close contact with Kenoh. They are...Manabu Soya, Hao (how) and Tadasuke (ta da SKAY).
At Sunday’s NOAH show...Katsuhiko Nakajima & Masa Kitamiya defeated the GHC Heavyweight Champion Keiji Muto & Naomichi Marufuji...when Kitamiya SUBMITTED Muto. The title will be on the line when those two meet on April 29th.
Trey Miguel recently shed some light on his decision to stay in Impact...rather than follow the rest of the former Rascalz to WWE.
(Miguel Staying In Impact)
Miguel on the new episode The Wrestling Perspective Podcast.
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