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SmackDown 20th Anniversary, Matches Announced For Raw, Orange Cassidy & CHAOS Wrestling Announces Closure | Wrestling News Update, August 12th 2019

With news on SmackDown on FOX, G1 Climax, AEW’s newest signing and the closure of Pro Wrestling Chaos, Matty Deller brings you the Wrestling News Update.

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WWE ANNOUNCE SMACKDOWN 20TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW

It was announced today that SmackDown’s 20th-anniversary celebration will take place on Friday, October 4. This will be WWE’s debut on FOX, live from the Staples Center is Los Angeles, California.

Vince McMahon said in a press release;

“SmackDown has been delivering action-packed, family-friendly programming for two decades, and we look forward to entertaining generations to come as we begin this next chapter on FOX,” 

Kurt Angle, Lita, Mick Foley, Booker T, Hulk Hogan, Trish Stratus, Goldberg, Jerry “The King” Lawler, Mark Henry, Ric Flair, and Sting are being advertised for the episode. 

KOTA IBUSHI WINS G1 CLIMAX 29

Kota Ibushi has won the G1 Climax for the first time, defeated Jay White in the finals. Click here for full results and the shocking betrayal that took place on the show.

TWO MATCHES, HALL OF FAMER CONFIRMED FOR RAW

Rey Mysterio and Andrade will face off in a two-out-of-three falls match and Cedric Alexander vs. Drew McIntyre will go one-on-one tonight on RAW.

In addition, Steve Austin will appear on tonight’s Raw via Skype. Austin will give his reaction to the SummerSlam main event, which saw Seth Rollins defeat Brock Lesnar to win the Universal Championship. His brand new show “Straight Up Steve Austin” premieres on the USA Network after Raw tonight.

ROMAN REIGNS VS BUDDY MURPHY CONFIRMED FOR SMACKDOWN LIVE

Following some twitter interaction, WWE has announced Reigns vs. Murphy for this week’s episode of SmackDown.

Buddy Murphy issued a challenge to Reigns via Twitter. Reigns then responded and accepted the challenge, which WWE confirmed.

On SmackDown last week, Murphy accused Rowan of being Reigns’ mystery attacker. Murphy said he didn’t know who did it, but he wouldn’t tell Reigns even if he did. Reigns then beat down Murphy until he gave him an answer.

ORANGE CASSIDY SIGNS WITH ALL ELITE WRESTLING

On this week’s Being the Elite, it was confirmed that Cassidy has signed with AEW.

He’s already wrestled for the promotion once before, taking part in the Casino Battle Royale on the Double or Nothing pre-show in May.

Cassidy has quickly risen to one of the hottest acts in independent wrestling, making his PWG debut earlier this year and will take part in next month’s Battle of Los Angeles tournament.

PRO WRESTLING CHAOS ANNOUNCES IT’S CLOSURE

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Bristol-based wrestling promotion, Pro Wrestling Chaos have announced that they will be closing in 2020.

In a video posted on Facebook they cited pressures of their regular job and the rising prices of the scene have led to this decision.

Their final show will be in February 2020.

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