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Sami Zayn Re-signs With WWE. The Wrld on GCW Preview

January 21st, 2022

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Sami Zayn apparently confirmed a report by Fightful that he’s re-signed with WWE. Zayn tweeted Thursday night, “Sticking around and having fun. That’s the Sami Zayn way.”

Friday night’s SmackDown is promoting a rematch between Women’s Champ Charlotte Flair and Naomi.

WWE has abandoned its trademark filing for “Gunther Stark”. But GUNTHER the wrestler is apparently here to stay.

Noam Dar is still the Heritage Cup Champion in NXT UK…but A-Kid’s is far from finished as a challenger. The two men battled to a draw on today’s episode. It ended at 1 fall apiece after 6 rounds.

Also on Thursday’s show: Isla Dawn beat Emilia McKenzie…and Pretty Deadly beat Sam Gradwell & Saxon Huxley. Kenny Williams attacked Huxley during the match.

Ilja Dragunov will defend the NXT UK Championship against Jordan Devlin in an “empty arena match” on next week’s episode.


Tonight’s Rampage is LIVE with the in-ring return of Jon Moxley. He’ll take on Ethan Page.

Jade Cargill defends her TBS Championship against Anna Jay.

Roppongi Vice - Rocky Romero & Trent Berreta - reunite to face the Young Bucks.

Plus, HOOK vs. Serpentico.

Nyla Rose pulled out of an independent booking this weekend after she tested positive for COVID-19.

Sunday, it’s the biggest show in the history of GCW - The Wrld On GCW…from New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom.

Jon Moxley defends the GCW Championship against Homicide.

The Briscoes will hold an open challenge for their GCW Tag Team Titles.

Jonathan Gresham defends his Ring Of Honor World Championship against Blake Christian.

Plus, Matt Cardona vs. Joey Janela…EFFY vs. Jeff Jarrett…Ruby Soho vs. Allie Katch…and MORE!

The show is LIVE on FITE TV and pay-per-view Sunday night starting at 8 PM Eastern

The FREE Kickoff Show featuring a Battle Royal begins at 7PM Eastern.


Ring Of Honor has announced the main event for its comeback show - Supercard Of Honor on April 1st. It’ll be Jonathan Gresham vs. Bandido for the Undisputed ROH World Championship.

(STINGER: Impact)

Gresham wrestled on Thursday’s Impact Wrestling. He beat Steve Maclin in a Pure Rules Match to retain his ROH Championship. Maclin exhausted his rope breaks..so, Gresham locked on a Figure-4 and then used the ropes to help him pin Maclin.

Moose will defend the Impact World Championship against W. Morrissey..one-on-one..at Impact’s No Surrender special on February 19th.

W. Morrissey beat VSK & Zicky Dice in a 2-on-1 match on Thursday’s Impact.

Josh Alexander beat Charlie Haas in the main event. The “Ring Of Honor 5” attacked them after the match, leading to show-closing brawl involving Chris Sabin, Eddie Edwards, Rich Swann, Willie Mack, Heath & Rhino.

Earlier, Doc Gallows & Joe Doering beat Heath & Rhino.

Also, The #1 contender for the Knockouts Championship Tasha Steelz beat Chelsea Green.

And The Influence beat Havok in another 2-on-1 match..after The Influence took out Rosemary before the match.

On Before The Impact…Matt Cardona challenged Digital Media Champion Jordynne Grace to a title match. Grace beat Lady Frost on BTI to retain the gold.

5150 is still the MLW Tag Team Champions. They retained the gold with a win over Aerostar & Drago on Thursday’s MLW Azteca.

Also, THE BLACK HAND OF CONTRA Mads Krugger beat Bestia 666 in a Tijuana Street Fight…and Pagano got the better of Richard Holliday in a “Barrio Brawl”.

Alex Hammertstone will defend the MLW Heavyweight Championship against Davey Richards. It’ll happen at MLW’s SuperFight tapings in Charlotte, North Carolina on February 26th.

MLW is in Dallas Friday night for another set of tapings.

(STINGER: New Japan)

Saturday night’s New Japan Strong has a big 6-man tag team main event: Fred Rosser, Rocky Romero & Taylor Rust vs. the Strong Openweight Champ FILTHY Tom Lawlor, Jorel Nelson & the newest incarnation of Black Tiger.

Plus, Bad Dude Tito makes his Strong debut against Juice Robinson.

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