I’m Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Monday, January 11, 2021.
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Results from Impact’s Genesis show are straight ahead in this update but first…
WWE Champion Drew McIntyre and Randy Orton are set to renew hostilities in a non-title match on tonight’s Raw. McIntyre is also expected to address Goldberg’s challenge to face him for the belt at the Royal Rumble.
The fallout from last Friday’s SmackDown will see Shinsuke Nakamura face Jey Uso on NEXT Friday’s show.
Nakamura was running through a Gauntlet Match for a Universal Title shot against Roman Reigns..when Reigns and Uso attacked and orchestrated a victory for Adam Pearce.
WWE is now promoting a new show for fans in India.
“Superstar Spectacle” will air on networks in India on January 26. That’s Republic Day - a national holiday in the country. Promotional ads feature Jinder Mahal, the Bollywood Boys and other stars of Indian descent who are currently in the WWE system.
A new challenger for the Impact Wrestling World Championship set up at Saturday night’s Genesis show.
It happened at the end of the “I Quit” Match between Moose and Willie Mack.
Moose wrapped a chair around Mack’s neck, and was set to strike with another..when Impact champ Rich Swann ran out...offering Moose a title shot if he spared Mack.
Moose agreed, said “I Quit”..giving Mack the win.
There’s no word yet on WHEN Swann and Moose will clash for the Impact world title.
Other headlines from Genesis - Ace Austin won the Super X Cup tournament, beating Blake Christian in the final. Austin’s sights are now set BEYOND the X-Division.
(Austin Wins X Cup)
Austin speaking on Impact’s social media.
Also from Saturday night, Jordynne Grace won her showdown with Jazz.
(STINGER: Ring Of Honor)
“Re-signing Season” rolls on for Ring Of Honor - Tracy Williams and Sumie Sakai the latest names with new deals revealed over the weekend.
One name not among the slew of ROH re-signings announced over the past week or so - Dalton Castle. Wrestling Inc. is reporting Castle is now a free agent - considering an offer from ROH while he also explores other options.
Speculation is swirling around the future of Jay White. Even Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows are wondering about his future...and hoping to get a hint from Rocky Romero.
(Romero Switchblade Future)
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