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I’m Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Monday, November 29, 2021.
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Tonight’s RAW is at the new UBS Arena in Long Island, New York.
The return of Edge is being promoted for tonight’s show.
Also announced...WWE Champion Big E vs. Kevin Owens in a non-title match...and Seth Rollins vs. Finn Balor.
The new #1 contender for the Universal Championship held by Roman Reigns is...Sami Zayn. He won a Black Friday Battle Royal on last Friday’s SmackDown. Zayn hid on a floor for a bit, then snuck in to toss out Jeff Hardy who thought he had won.
Ridge Holland’s SmackDown in-ring debut as a loss. He got rolled up by Cesaro.
The show ended with Brock Lesnar being promised for next Friday’s SmackDown.
On last Thursday’s NXT UK...Noam Dar beat Sam Gradwell to retain the Heritage Cup Championship.
Tonight’s AEW Dark: Elevation has…Nyla Rose, Emi Sakura, Diamante & The Bunny vs. Julia Hart, Skye Blue, Ryo Mizunami & LEGIT Leyla Hirsch…
Dark Order’s John Silver & Alex Reynolds teaming with the Varsity Blonds to take on The Acclaimed and Chaos Project.
Plus, Dark Order’s Evil Uno, Stu Grayson & Alan "5" Angels vs. the Hardy Family Office’s Matt Hardy, The Blade & Isiah Kassidy.
Riho will get the next shot at Dr. Britt Baker’s AEW Women’s Championship. Riho earned that with a rollup win over Baker on last Friday’s Rampage.
Also on that show, Eddie Kingston beat Daniel Garcia...and Adam Cole & Bobby Fish beat Orange Cassidy & Wheeler Yuta. Fish pinned Yuta with a Falcon Arrow from the top rope.
Alex Kane is the NEW MLW National Openweight Champion. He won a 5-Way ladder match for the vacant title on the Thanksgiving edition of Fusion.
Also on the show, TJP beat Calvin Tankman to advance to the Opera Cup finals. TJP got a big assist from Kane and his pal “Mr. Thomas”. TJP will face Davey Richards in the Opera Cup finals on next week’s show.
(STINGER: New Japan)
New Japan’s Best Of The Super Juniors tournament resumes Monday...with Hiromu Takahashi vbs. El Phantasmo in the main event.
The World Tag League is back on Tuesday. Tetsuya Naito & SANADA are currently alone on top of the tournament standings. They’ll face Great-O-Khan & Aaron Henare in the main event.
Also on the card...the IWGP Tag Champs Taichi & Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toru Yano.
On Saturday night’s New Japan Strong…
Minoru Suzuki & Lance Archer beat Jon Moxley & Eddie Kingston in a Philadelphia Street Fight. Archer pinned Kingston.
Jonathan Gresham beat Alex Coghlin.
Back in Japan…
The title vs. title showdown in Pro-Wrestling NOAH between GHC Heavyweight Champion Katsuhiko Nakajima and GHC National Champion Kenoh ended in a 60-minute draw on Sunday.
That show also saw the return of Go Shiozaki, who will challenge Nakajima for the GHC Heavyweight Title on January 1st.
NOAH’s January 1st show will also see KENTA return to the promotion for the first time since 2014.
Utami Hayashishita is STILL the World of Stardom Champion. She beat Maika to retain the title over the weekend. The next title match is a huge rematch between Hayashishita and Syuri and that match is set for December 29th.
Five men will compete for the vacant AAA Mega Championship on Saturday: Hijo Del Vikingo, Sumuray Del Sol, Jay Lethal, Bobby Fish, and the current Ring Of Honor World Champion Bandido.
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