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#1 Contender Match & Tag Title Match On WWE NXT. WWE Title Match Set For Hell in a Cell

June 1st, 2021

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We should find out tonight who Karrion Kross’ next challenger for the NXT Championship will be.

Pete Dunne, Kyle O’Reilly and Johnny Gargano will meet in a 3-Way #1 Contender Match on tonight’s NXT.

It’s already announced that this match will open tonight’s show.

Also set for tonight’s show...an NXT Tag Title match: MSK defending against Legado Del Fantasma.

Drew McIntyre will get another shot at WWE Champion Bobby Lashley and he’ll get it at Hell In A Cell. McIntyre secured the #1 Contendership by beating Kofi Kingston in the main event of last night’s Raw.

AJ Styles and Omos are still the Raw Tag Team Champions. Elias bailed on his partner Jaxson Ryker during the match...and Ryker was pinned by Styles soon after that.

When asked for an explanation, Elias simply said he doesn’t want to be around Ryker anymore.

The U.S. Champ Sheamus lost a pair of non-title matches.

Ricochet rolled up and pinned Sheamus after Sheamus was distracted by Humberto Carrillo making his entrance during the match.

Carrillo immediately had his own match against Sheamus...and Carrillo also rolled up Sheamus for the pin...thanks to a distraction by Ricochet.

Reginald PINNED Shayna Baszler…with a rollup. Shayna was in control until fire erupted from one of the ring posts…and Reggie was able to take advantage.

Later, Reggie was a guest in Alexa’s Playground...where Shayna attacked him from behind. Alexa Bliss informed Shayna that Lilly “really doesn’t like her”. Shayna said she and Alexa will have “a chat” next week...and informed Lilly that she’s “just a stupid doll”.

Nikki Cross survived another Beat The Clock Challenge, this time against Charlotte Flair.

Randy Orton pinned Xavier Woods with the Bro Derek.

Mandy Rose & Dana Brooke beat Naomi & Lana...as the WWE Women’s Tag Champs Natalya and Tamina looked on.

Cedric Alexander went after the eyes of Shelton Benjamin to open the door for him to hit the Neuralyzer and get the pin.

Mace & T-Bar beat the Lucha House Party.


On last night’s Dark: Elevation…

Nyla Rose & The Bunny beat Red Velvet & Big Swole. Rose rolled up Swole after a cheap shot from The Bunny.

Thunder Rosa submitted Reka Tehaka...and made it clear she’s coming for Dr. Britt Baker’s AEW Women’s Championship.

Matt Hardy & Private Party jumped Christian Cage, who came out to congratulate Jungle Boy for his win in the Casino Battle Royale.

Jungle Boy later wrestled in the main event, where he submitted JD Drake.

Some notes from the media scrums late Sunday night after Double Or Nothing.

Lio Rush’s agreement with AEW is a “handshake deal”, according to Tony Khan...and Rush will continue to work for New Japan.

Chris Jericho said he’ll keep working for AEW while Fozzy is on tour later this year.

Joey Janela says he’s currently sidelined with an injury.

(Janela Injury)

That clip from a video posted by Janela on his social media.

Janela said he’ll have to withdraw from his scheduled match Sunday at the GCW show in Atlantic City...and he thinks he’ll also miss his match at the GCW show in Wyoming on June 19th..

(STINGER: New Japan)

New Japan is at Korakuen Hall Tuesday...with the Guerrillas Of Destiny defending their tag titles in the main event against Taichi & Zach Sabre Jr.

Wednesday’s Korakuen Hall show has the NEVER 6-Man Tag Titles on the line in the main event. Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI defending against Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & BUSHI.

New GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions crowned on Monday. It happened at Pro-Wrestling NOAH’s Mitsuharu Misawa Memorial Show. Daisuke Harada & Hajime (HAZH-eh-may) Ohara dethroned HAYATA & Yoshinari Ogawa.


On Ring Of Honor’s weekend TV...LSG beat Joe Keys. As a result, LSG will be entering the rankings in the Pure Division.

Violence Unlimited beat The Foundation in an 8-Man Tag Team main event. Brody King pinned Jay Lethal.

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