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Roman Reigns, SmackDown, 205 Live, King Of The Ring, AEW TV & NJPW Royal Quest News | Wrestling News Update, August 13th 2019

From Roman Reigns, King Of The Ring and All Elite Wrestling; Matty Deller brings you the Wrestling News Update.

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ROMAN REIGNS REPORTEDLY SIGNS A NEW WWE CONTRACT

According to a report from Pro Wrestling Sheet, Roman Reigns has signed a new deal with WWE.

For full details, click here.

KING OF THE RING TOURNAMENT TO RETURN, FINALS PLANNED FOR CLASH OF CHAMPIONS

On last night’s Raw, they announced the return of the King Of The Ring tournament.

Dave Meltzer has now reported that King of the Ring will be a multi-week tournament on both Raw and SmackDown with the finals taking place at next month’s Clash of Champions pay-per-view, on September 15th.

EMBER MOON VS CHARLOTTE FLAIR ANNOUNCED FOR SMACKDOWN LIVE

Two women who suffered differing fortunes at SummerSlam will face off on SmackDown Live.

Ember Moon vs. Charlotte Flair has been added to tonight’s show, alongside the already announced match of Buddy Murphy vs Roman Reigns.

CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE REMATCH ANNOUNCED FOR 205 LIVE

Oney Lorcan and Drew Gulak will face off once again.

Drew Gulak defending his Cruiserweight title against Lorcan is set for tonight’s episode of 205 Live, as announced by 205 General Manager Drake Maverick on social media earlier today.

The Lucha House Party vs. Ariya Daivari & The Singh Brothers in a six-man tag match and Jack Gallagher vs. Tozawa have also been announced for tonight’s show.

STYLES VS STROWMAN ANNOUNCED FOR RAW

Following what went on this Monday Night, WWE has announced that AJ Styles will defend his United States Championship against Braun Strowman next week on Raw.

This comes about after Strowman gave Styles two powerslams at the end of last night’s Raw.

JON MOXLEY VS SHAWN SPEARS ANNOUNCED FOR AEW TV TAPINGS

Jon Moxley vs. Shawn Spears is set for the second week of AEW TV, which is taking place in Boston, Massachusetts at the Agganis Arena on Wednesday, October 9. 

The Young Bucks vs. Private Party has also been confirmed for the Boston episode in a first-round match in AEW’s Tag Team title tournament.

ROYAL QUEST TO AIR LIVE ON FITE TV

New Japan Pro Wrestling and Fite TV announced today that Royal Quest will air live on Fite as an iPPV. The show will later be made available on delay via New Japan World.

It is priced at $24.99/£20/€22 and will take place at the Copper Box Arena in London, England on Saturday, August 31st. It is running the same day as NXT UK TakeOver Cardiff and AEW All Out.

ROYAL QUEST CARD ANNOUNCED

Four huge title matches have been announced for New Japan’s trip to the UK. For the full card, click here.

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