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Next 3 WrestleMania Dates Set. WWE RAW Preview. Adam Pearce Update. Nyla Rose Off AEW Dynamite. Sonny Kiss Return. Hard To Kill Results

January 18th, 2021

I’m Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Monday, January 18, 2021.

This update is sponsored by IndyWrestling.us.

Results from Impact’s Hard To Kill pay per view are straight ahead in this update but first…

(STINGER: WWE)

WWE with a major announcement over the weekend - setting the dates and locations of the next THREE WrestleManias.

First, this year’s WrestleMania will be a two-night event for the second straight year - on Saturday, April 10 and Sunday, April 11. This year’s Mania was originally scheduled for March 28 at Sofi Stadium in Los Angeles.

Instead, it’ll be held at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium - which was supposed to host last year’s Mania before COVID-19 ruined those plans.

There will be live fans in attendance. WWE said it will announce ticket availability and safety protocols in the coming weeks.

WWE also announced next year’s WrestleMania will be at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Sofi Stadium in LA will finally get its WrestleMania in 2023.

Tonight’s Monday Night Raw has double champion Asuka in a non-title match against Alexa Bliss.

Adam Pearce went on Twitter Sunday night to thank fans who supported the idea of him challenging Roman Reigns for the Universal Title at the Royal Rumble. That title shot was shifted to Kevin Owens on Friday’s SmackDown. Pearce added that he’s “not medically cleared”.

(STINGER: AEW)

Nyla Rose is OFF of Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite. She announced Saturday she’s isolating after an immediate family member tested positive for COVID-19. She was set for a match against Leyla Hirsch on Dynamite.

TSN’s social media announced Sunday that Penelope Ford will be taking Rose’s spot in that match against Hirsch.

The card for Tuesday night’s AEW Dark was announced over the weekend. It includes a match for Sonny Kiss. There was speculation over the past week that Sonny was injured, but Sonny said he’s ok.

(STINGER: Impact)

AEW Champ Kenny Omega PINNED Impact Champ Rich Swann as the team of Omega, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows...beat Swann, Chris Sabin and Moose n the main event of Impact’s Hard To Kill pay per view Saturday night..
Omega entered the main event wearing an old Halloween themed Bullet Club t-shirt.

After the show, Moose attacked Swann backstage. Moose is in line for a future shot at the Impact title. He was a late substitute for Alex Shelley.

Impact announced Friday Shelley was off the show due to “unavoidable circumstances”. There was a follow-up from Shelley himself on Saturday.

(Shelley Health Update)

That clip from Impact Wrestling.

Matt Cardona made his Impact debut Saturday..as a surprise opponent for Ace Austin. Cardona got the win via disqualification.

Kiera Hogan and Tasha Steelz won the tournament final for the revived Knockouts Tag Team Championships.

Deonna Purrazo retained the Knockouts title against Taya Valkyrie.

Manik held onto the X-Division title.

Eddie Edwards beat Sami Callihan in a Barbed Wire Massacre.

On the pre-show, Brian Myers beat Josh Alexander.

Also, an announcement from 5-time Knockouts Champ Madison Rayne:

(Rayne Retires)

That clip from the Hard To Kill pre-show posted to Impact’s social media.

Impact’s next pay per view is Rebellion on April 24th.

Finally, quick reminder that New Japan is running a Road To The New Beginning show this morning at Korakuen Hall.

That’s JUST Pro Wrestling News for Monday, January 18. Our next update comes your way tomorrow morning, so be sure to subscribe to this feed. We also thank you in advance for leaving a glowing rating or review..

I’m Matt Carlins. Thank YOU for listening.