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I’m Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Monday, October 11, 2021.
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Tonight’s Raw is promoting a clash of mismatched tag team partners. It’ll be SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch & Raw Women’s Champ Charlotte Flair teaming up to face Sasha Banks & Bianca Belair.
Decay is STILL the Knockouts Tag Team Champions. They beat The Influence in the main event of Impact Wrestling’s Knockouts Knockdown show Saturday night.
Mercedes Martinez won the one-night tournament to earn a future shot at the Knockouts Championship.
The current champ Deonna Purrazzo won a non-title match over Masha Slamovich.
Savannah Evans pinned Alisha Edwards to win a 4-Way Monster’s Ball match over Alisha, Jordynne Grace and Kimber Lee.
There were also a couple big announcements.
Awesome Kong will be inducted into the Impact Wrestling Hall Of Fame.
And the team formerly known as The IIconics - now calling themselves The IInspiration - will make their Impact debuts at Bound For Glory.
The Lucha Brothers successfully defended their AAA Tag Team Titles at AAA’s big show over the weekend. They beat Laredo Kid & Hijo del Vikingo.
After the match, the Lucha Brothers were confronted by Dragon Lee & Dralistico.
Plenty of news coming out of GCW’s shows over the weekend.
On Saturday, Jon Moxley beat Nick Gage to retain the GCW Championship.
Matt Cardona saved his GCW career and won back the Internet Championship from Effy...thanks to an assist from Chelsea Green.
The Briscoes showed up to confront Mance Warner & Matthew Justice.
Lio Rush and Thunder Rosa also made surprise appearances.
(STINGER: New Japan)
New Japan’s G1 Climax tournament resumes on Tuesday...with matches in the B Block.
Kazuchika Okada and Jeff Cobb will both look to keep their perfect records intact.
Cobb faces Hiroshi Tanahashi.
Okada goes up against Chase Owens.
The only other man who still has a shot at winning the B Block is EVIL. He has a match against Hirooki Goto.
Also on Tuesday’s card: YOSHI-HASHI vs. SANADA...Taichi vs. Tama Tonga.
Kota Ibushi now sits alone on top of the standings in the A Block.
Ibushi beat Great-O-Khan on Saturday…
Meanwhile, Zack Sabre Jr. suffered his second straight tournament loss...at the hands of KENTA.
In Saturday’s other tournament matches, Shingo Takagi beat Tanga Loa...and Toru Yano beat Yujiro Takahashi.
FILTHY Tom Lawlor is still the Strong Openweight Champion. He beat Ren Narita on Saturday’s New Japan Strong.
Also on that show...Jay White beat Robbie Eagles...and Minoru Suzuki beat Fred Rosser.
Back in Japan…
There is a new GHC Heavyweight Champion in Pro-Wrestling NOAH. Katsuhiko Nakajima dethroned Naomichi Marufuji on Sunday.
Also on Sunday, NOSAWA Rongai & Eita beat Atsushi Kotoge & Hajime Ohara to win the GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Titles.
At Stardom’s show on Saturday, Ruaka beat Unagi Sayaka to win the Future Of Stardom Title.
In Tokyo Joshi Pro...Yuka Sakazaki & Mizuki won the Princess Tag Team Titles from Sakisama & Mei Saint-Michel.
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