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I’m Michael Sorg and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Saturday, May 29, 2021. Matt Carlins in on holiday.
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AEW’s Double Or Nothing pay per view is Sunday night.
There are FIVE title matches on the card.
Kenny Omega defends the AEW Championship in a 3-Way...against Pac and Orange Cassidy.
Dr. Britt Baker looks to end Hikaru Shida’s one-year reign as AEW Women’s Champion.
Jon Moxley & Eddie Kingston challenge the Young Bucks for the AEW Tag Titles.
Miro puts his TNT Championship on the line against Lance Archer.
Plus, Serena Deeb will defend the NWA Women’s World Championship on the “Buy In” pre-show...against Riho.
Also on show...The Inner Circle vs. The Pinnacle in a Stadium Stampede. If The Inner Circle loses, they must disband.
Sting & Darby Allin team up against Scorpio Sky & Ethan Page...Cody Rhodes faces Anthony Ogogo...and Hangman Page goes one-on-one with Brian Cage.
On Friday Night Dynamite in front of a seemingly full capacity Daly’s Place saw Darby Allin over Cezar Bononi in the opening match followed by Dark Order saving Sting and Darby from an attack by Page and Sky.
Paul Wight hosted a weigh in for Anthony Ogogo vs Cody Rhodes, which didn’t end in physicality.
Hangman Page defeated Joey Janela followed by a face to face with Page and Cage where Page asked for a one on one without Team Taz
Jade Cargill defeated her challenger KiLynn King but also took on her official new manager Mark Sterling.
Miro successfully defended the TNT title against Dante Martin
Dark Order’s Evil Uno & Stu Grayson fell to Ethan Page & Scorpio Sky before being attacked by an ARMY of STINGS!
The Inner Circle Celebration ended with the group being lured into an ambush by The Pinnacle who had kidnapped Dean Malenko!
Shaquille O’Neal says he will wrestle again…”this summer”. He made the comment during Thursday’s “NBA on TNT” broadcast.
WWE has a date set for SummerSlam. It’ll be held on a SATURDAY - August 21st. The location is being kept under wraps...for now. WWE says it’ll be revealed next Saturday...on NBC...during the Belmont Stakes’ pre-race show.
The SummerSlam announcement was part of a big release of dates and locations for live WWE events over the summer. Some are non-televised “Supershows”.
There are also Raw dates now set for Chicago...Orlando..San Antonio...San Diego...Oklahoma City...and Miami.
As well as SmackDown dates in Tampa...Tulsa, Oklahoma...Phoenix...Little Rock, Arkansas...and Jacksonville.
Tickets go on sale on Friday, June 11th.
On Smackdown Friday night…
The reunited Usos defeated the Street Profits
Natalia & Tamina beat Riot Squad in a non-title match
Bianca Bellaire defeated Carmella with Bayley on commentary
Keven Owens nearly beat Intercontinental Champion Apollo Crews before interference by General Aziz
Nakamura defeated Chad Gable and narrowly avoided losing his crown back to Baron Corbin thanks to Rick Boogs
Dominik Mysterio defended the Smackdown Tag Team Championship solo against Ziggler and Roode after an apparent attack on Rey Mysterio during the break . Rey came out to distract for the win and retain.
The Usos are now set to challenge for the championships next week on Smackdown.
(STINGER: New Japan)
On Friday’s New Japan Strong,
Recent Dojo graduate Clark Connors defeated AJZ
El Phantasmo defeated Wheeler Yuta
Strong Openweight Champion Tom Lawler successfully defended against Chris Dickenson
Due to the extension to the State of Emergency, nd requests to limit weekend events, in the Osaka, a, Dominion in Osaka Jo Hall has been postponed to Monday June 7
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