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Darby Allin puts the TNT Championship on the line once again on tonight’s Dynamite - his SEVENTH title defense over the past seven weeks. Tonight Allin is facing Dark Order’s “10”.
Also tonight, The #1 ranked singles wrestler in AEW, Hangman Page goes one-on-one with Brian Cage.
The AEW Tag Champs The Young Bucks have a non-title match against Matt and Mike Sydal.
The Nightmare Family’s Dustin Rhodes, Billy Gunn and Lee Johnson face off with The Factory’s QT Marshall, Nick Comoroto and Aaron Solow. (more on them in a moment)
Penta El Zero Miedo vs. Orange Cassidy...Kris Statlander vs. Penelope Ford...Plus, The Inner Circle and The Pinnacle lay out the ground rules for next week’s Blood & Guts Match.
On last night’s Dark...Stu Grayson, Evil Uno and 10 beat The Blade and Private Party. 10 SUBMITTED Blade with a Full Nelson.
Lee Johnson beat Will Allday. After the match QT Marshall attacked Johnson. Dustin Rhodes ran out, once again armed with a bull rope, to chase away Marshall.
Sadie Gibbs announced her retirement from pro wrestling on Tuesday. She last wrestled for AEW...and also worked for Stardom.
A HUGE upset on last night’s NXT. Toni Storm was trying to send a message to Zoey Stark...by toying with Zayda Ramier. Stark eventually came out. That distracted Storm and opened the door for Ramier to hit a Shooting Star Press for the win.
Bronson Reed will get another shot at Johnny Gargano’s North American Title. Reed secured the match by pinning Austin Theory with a Tsunami. Dexter Lumis showed up during this match to stare at Indi Hartwell. Theory got sidetracked by that scene and Reed took it from there.
Later, a non-title match pitting the NXT Women’s Tag Champs Shotzi Blackheart and Ember Moon against Aliyah and Jessie Kamea was derailed by an attack by LeRae and Hartwell. They will get a title shot against Blackheart and Moon next week...in a Street Fight!
Legado Del Fantasma beat Kushida and MSK. Raul Mendoza pinned Nash Carter.
Mercedes Martinez beat Dakota Kai via disqualification...after Raquel Gonzalez went after Martinez. Gonzalez will defend her NXT Women’s Title against Martinez in TWO weeks.
Ted DiBiase showed up while Cameron Grimes was shopping at a jewelry store - to one-up Grimes in the fancy watch department.
We also saw a brief tease of - perhaps a new group - known as The Diamond Mine.
We got one more match announced for next week’s NXT - A Falls Count Anywhere Match between Leon Ruff and Isaiah SWERVE Scott. NXT is also promoting the return of Finn Balor for next week’s show.
Happening today, AJ Styles and Omos making their first appearance since winning the Raw Tag Titles at WrestleMania. They’re set to appear on this morning’s episode of The Bump.
Impact confirming in an ad on Facebook that its new champion Kenny Omega will be part of its next major event - Under Siege. That’s an Impact Plus exclusive show on May 15th.
Impact released a new interview with Omega from right after Rebellion...and he sounds like he wants to add at least one more belt to his collection.
(Omega More Belts)
That’s from a video posted on Impact’s social media on Tuesday.
Ace Austin gets his rematch for the X-Division Championship on Thursday night’s Impact. He’ll challenge the new champ, Josh Alexander.
Also announced for the show, Former Knockouts Champ Taylor Wilde returns to the ring for her first match in over a decade...against Kimber Lee.
Plus, W. Morrisey - the former Big Cass - will be on the show.
Pro-Wrestling NOAH has a big show coming up on Thursday - “NOAH the Glory”. Keiji Mutoh is defending the GHC Heavyweight Championship in the main event...against Masa Kitamiya.
(STINGER: New Japan)
New Japan is running shows in Kagoshima on back-to-back days, starting this morning.
Thursday’s show is headlined by the return of Kota Ibushi - in his first match since losing the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship to Will Ospreay back on April 4th. Ibushi is in the main event - tagging with Hiroshi Tanahashi against Jeff Cobb and Aaron Henare.
Mexico’s CMLL promotion announced Tuesday that its relationship with Ring Of Honor is over. Those two companies had been partnering together since 2016.
Tonight’s MLW Fusion has FILTHY Tom Lawlor vs. Marshall Von Erich...Ross Von Erich vs. Dominic Garrini...and Hijo de LA Park vs. Bu Ku Dao.
The TV Title Match on last night’s NWA Powerrr - Da Pope defending against Tyrus - it ended in a time limit draw.
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