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Adam Cole returns to the ring on tonight’s NXT. He’ll face an opponent of HIS choice.
Kyle O’Reilly already made his choice known. He’ll face the Cruiserweight Champion Kushida...as they renew a celebrated rivalry from their days in New Japan.
All this with Cole and O’Reilly is setting up their match on the Great American Bash special on July 6th.
Also promoted for tonight’s NXT...the Diamond Mine opens, whatever that means.
WWE wasted no time announcing a pair of title matches for Money In The Bank.
Charlotte Flair will get another shot at Rhea Ripley’s Raw Women’s Championship.
Also, Bobby Lashley agreed to defend the WWE Championship against Kofi Kingston.
A boatload of qualifying matches for the Money In The Bank matches themselves on last night’s Raw.
It was a night for upsets in the three men’s qualifying matches..
Riddle surprised Drew McIntyre with a rollup for the pin and the win.
John Morrison pinned Randy Orton with Starship Pain. Orton was distracted by Riddle chasing The Miz around the ring...and Morrison took advantage.
Ricochet pinned AJ Styles with the Recoil...after the Viking Raiders watched Omos dispatch himself through a ringside barricade.
There will be a “Last Chance” triple threat qualifying match on next Monday’s Raw: Randy Orton vs. Drew McIntyre vs. AJ Styles.
Nikki Cross unveiled a new persona - dressing like a superhero in blue and yellow. She tagged with Alexa Bliss to beat Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler to qualify for the women’s Money In The Bank ladder match.
Piper Niven is officially known as “Doudrop” on Raw, although she doesn’t seem pleased about it. She tagged with Eva Marie, but left her partner hung out to dry when Eva tried to tag out. Naomi rolled up Eva for the pin...and Naomi and Asuka qualified for the women’s Money In The Bank match.
Kevin Owens tweeted Monday that he needs “a little break” following his loss to Sami Zayn on Sunday. But he added he’ll “be back soon”.
A title match for Ring Of Honor’s Best In The World pay per view appears to be all but official.. Dragon Lee wants to challenge Tony Deppen one-on-one for the ROH TV Title.
Deppen survived a 3-Way to retain the title on ROH’s weekend TV. He stole the pin on HOT SAUCE Tracy Williams after Dragon Lee had just hit Williams with a low blow.
The final first round match in the Survival Of The Fittest tournament drops today on ROH’s YouTube. It’s Danhausen vs. Rhett Titus.
In another first round match from over the weekend, Bandido pinned Bateman.
The debut episode of AEW Rampage on TNT will emanate from Pittsburgh on Friday, August 13th. It’ll be the second show in three days at the University Of Pittsburgh’s Petersen Events Center. Dynamite will be there as well on Wednesday, August 11th.
Tonight’s AEW Dark has Griff Garrison vs. Marko Stunt...and Dark Order’s Stu Grayson vs. Serpentico.
On last night’s AEW Dark: Elevation.
Matt Hardy beat Jora Johl - formerly known as Robo The Punjabi Lion. Hardy offered Johl a job as his personal assistant in the Hardy Family Office. Johl later said he’s considering the offer.
Also, Matt Sydal beat Jack Evans.
(STINGER: New Japan)
New Japan has a Kizuna Road show Tuesday...with the NEVER 6-Man Tag Titles being defended in the main event.
Wednesday’s show has another title match in the main event. SHO & YOH defending the Jr. Tag Titles against Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo.
Tonight’s NWA Powerrr…has another National Title Qualifier: Former champ Chris Adonis vs. Thom Lattimer vs. Parrow.
Also, the masked mystery man competes in the ring for the first time. He’ll take on Mims.
A new match announced for Major League Wrestling’s Battle Riot III show coming up on July 10th: MLW newcomer Davey Richards vs. TJP.
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