I’m Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Saturday, December 12, 2020.
This update sponsored by IndyWrestling.us
Four wrestlers are ruled out of ROH’s Final Battle event. EC3, Bandido, Flamita and Kenny King all failed pre-travel testing under the company’s COVID-19 protocols. EC3 was set to meet Jay Briscoe in one of the most hyped matches on the card. Flamita and Bandido were set to defend their 6-Man Tag Titles.
ROH said changes to the Final Battle card will be announced during the first hour of next Friday’s event. That Hour One is airing for free on various platforms.
New AEW Champ Kenny Omega making more headlines, including a surprise challenge for Joey Janela.
(Kenny Challenges Janela)
That clip from AEW’s social media.
Omega vs. Janela now set for next Wednesday’s Dynamite. But Omega has a couple other stops before then.
Tonight in Mexico City, he defends his AAA Mega Championship against Laredo Kid at TripleMania.. The main event is a Hair vs. Hair match between Pagano and Chessman.
And Impact Wrestling is promoting another appearance from Omega on its program Tuesday night.
New Japan’s Super J Cup Tournament goes down tonight. The eight man field includes El Phantasmo, Chris Bey, Lio Rush and ACH.
Awaiting the winner is...Hiromu Takahashi. He issued that challenge after winning the Best Of The Super Juniors final…in a match where El Desperado was UNMASKED! The Guerrillas Of Destiny finally won the World Tag League final. They had failed three previous attempts.
Impact Wrestling presents its Final Resolution event tonight. Rich Swann defends the Impact World Championship against the aforementioned Chris Bey. Deonna Purrazzo defends the Knockouts title against Rosemary.
Why wait until TLC? Sasha Banks defended her SmackDown Women’s Championship Friday night against Carmella. However, the match ended with Banks being disqualified. After the match, Carmella smashed a bottle of champagne on the back of Banks.
SmackDown is on FS1 next Friday.
Finally, are you ready for NXT INDIA? Post Wrestling and Wrestlenomics were first to report that WWE will begin filming the program early next year..and feature an eight-man elimination tournament.
That’s JUST Pro Wrestling News for this Saturday, December 12. Please rate, review and subscribe for daily updates.
I’m Matt Carlins. Thank YOU for listening.