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BIG TRIPLE THREAT MATCH ANNOUNCED FOR SURVIVOR SERIES
A third champion vs. champion vs. champion match has been made official for Survivor Series, with United States Champion AJ Styles, Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura, and NXT North American Champion Roderick Strong facing off in a triple threat match at Survivor Series.
Becky Lynch vs. Bayley vs. Shayna Baszler and The Viking Raiders (Ivar & Erik) vs. The New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston) vs. The Undisputed Era (Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish) are the other two non-title champion vs. champion vs. champion matches that will be taking place in the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois on Sunday, November 24th.
FORMER ECW STAR FRANCINE HOSPITALIZED
Former ECW star Francine revealed on Twitter this week that she has been hospitalized for the third time.
She tweeted “I’m back in the hospital. Not sure what’s wrong. Thank you for the well wishes. To those who had something snarky to say, I pray that you and your family stay healthy.”
Francine recently underwent her third surgery for an abdominal reconstruction along with a hernia repair. The point of the surgery was to secure the stitches, which had come apart following her first two surgeries.
The reason she is in the hospital this time is unknown.
NJPW SHOWDOWN IN LOS ANGELES RESULTS
Last night was New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Showdown event at the Globe Theatre in Los Angeles, California. This was their second show in America this weekend.
- TJP & Amazing Red defeated Alex Zayne & Aaron Solow via pinfall.
- Colt Cabana & Toru Yano defeated Alex Coughlin & Karl Fredericks via pinfall.
- Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer & El Desperado defeated Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Clark Connors via pinfall.
- SANADA & EVIL defeated Tomohiro Ishii & Rocky Romero via submission.
- Kota Ibushi defeated Ren Narita via pinfall.
- Hirooki Goto, SHO & YOH defeated KENTA, Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo via pinfall.
- Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi & BUSHI defeated Jay White, Chase Owens & Gedo via pinfall.
EVOLVE ANNOUNCES WALTER’S OPPONENTS
WALTER will be in action at EVOLVE 141 in Livonia, Michigan on Friday, December 6th and EVOLVE 142 in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, December 7th and they have announced his opponents for each show.
On the 6th he will face former Ringkampf stablemate and tag team partner Timothy Thathcer, and on the 7th he will face the new EVOLVE Champion Josh Briggs in a champion vs champion contest.
Briggs will defend his title at 141 against JD Drake.
DRAGUNOV/NOIR III MADE FOR PROGRESS CHAPTER 99
Earlier today, PROGRESS announced a huge match for their show in Sheffield on December 15th.
Cara Noir will face Ilja Dragunov one more time to settle the score, but this time it will be two out of three falls.
Both men have faced eachother twice, earning rave reviews and with both men picking up a victory.