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There are TWO title matches announced for tonight’s AEW Dynamite.
Darby Allin defending the TNT Championship against Jungle Boy...and Tay Conti challenging for Hikaru Shida’s women’s title.
Also tonight, a clash of highly ranked wrestlers on long winning streaks...as Hangman Page faces Ricky Starks.
Plus, Christian Cage vs. Powerhouse Hobbs...Trent vs. Penta El Zero Miedo...and Billy Gunn vs. QT Marshall.
On last night’s Dark...Max Caster from The Acclaimed used a steel chain to steal a win over Dark Order’s Alan “5” Angels.
Cameron Grimes’ investments went bust on last night’s NXT.
First, Kyle O’Reilly rejected Grimes’ overtures. Then, he LOST to O’Reilly in the main event. And on top of all that, Grimes learned he lost a bid on an NFT...to Ted DiBiase!
Sarray won her in-ring debut, pinning Zoey Stark after hitting a Saito Suplex. Sarray and Stark were having a nice moment of sportsmanship after the match, but Toni Storm interrupted that...and took down Stark.
The new Cruiserweight Champion Kushida issued an open challenge. It was answered by Oney Lorcan. Kushida submitted Lorcan.
After the match, Kushida was jumped by Legado Del Fantasma. MSK ran in for the rescue.
LA Knight PINNED Dexter Lumis...after Lumis was distracted by Indi Hartwell. Things were heating up between those two...until the rest The Way showed up to put a lid on things.
Imperium’s Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner beat Ever-Rise. Drake Maverick tried to get at Alexander Wolfe at ringside during the match, but he was cut off by his tag partner Killian Dane.
Also last night, The Grizzled Young Veterans beat Breezango.
New data on attendance for WrestleMania. WWE announced 25,675 fans were on hand for both nights - BUT Wrestlenomics’ Brandon Thurston published data from the Tampa Sports Authority that shows 18,328 fans were in attendance on Night 1...18,924 on Night 2.
The revival of Ring Of Honor’s women’s division begins next week. ROH announced it’ll present a new women’s match every Wednesday on its YouTube channel, starting NEXT Wednesday.
There will be a tournament this summer to crown a new ROH Women’s Champion.
King Mo will be on tonight’s episode of MLW Fusion. Also tonight, TJP vs. Bu Ku Dao...and Rocky Romero vs. Gino Medina.
(STINGER: New Japan)
New Japan’s Road To Wrestling Dontaku tour resumes on Thursday.
The NEVER 6-Man Tag Titles were defended on Tuesday’s show. Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI are STILL the champs. They fought off the challenge of KENTA, Taiji Ishimori & Yujiro Takahashi. PLUS, YOSHI-HASHI got back his stolen bo-staff.
Tim Storm got back in the ring on last night’s NWA Powerrr. He was the “mystery partner” for Sal Rinauro...and together they beat the NWA Tag Champs Aaron Stevens and JR Kratos.
Tyrus is the new #1 Contender for The Pope’s TV Title. He won a 3-Way on last night’s show.
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