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Wrestling News Update – March 13th, 2019

From JoJo to the New Japan Cup, Matty Deller runs through the days biggest stories in the Wrestling News Update.


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NEW JAPAN CUP NIGHT FIVE RESULTS

  • Bad Luck Fale, Taiji Ishimori and Hikuleo defeated Juice Robinson, Tomoaki Honma and Yuya Uemura
  • Togi Makabe, Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima defeated Manabu Nakanishi, Toa Henare and Yuji Nagata
  • Tetsuya Naito, BUSHI and Shingo Takagi defeated Michael Elgin, Shota Umino and Ren Narita
  • SANADA and EVIL defeated Minoru Suzuki and Davey Boy Smith Jr.
  • Hirooki Goto, Will Ospreay and Kota Ibushi defeated Taka Michinoku, Lance Archer and Zack Sabre Jr
  • Mikey Nicholls, Ryusuke Taguchi and Colt Cabana defeated Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi and Toru Yano

New Japan Cup Results: Second Round

  • YOSHI-HASHI defeated Chase Owens
  • Tomohiro Ishii defeated Taichi

SMACKDOWN LIVE RATINGS UP POST-FASTLANE

SmackDown Libve on the USA Network averaged 2.198 million viewers, up two percent from last week.The number was up exactly the same percentage as Raw was on Monday.

SmackDown did face some competition in the form of two NBA games on TNT, but both games drew under a million viewers.

JOJO UPDATES HER WWE STATUS

RAW ring announcer JoJo has been absent from Raw since the New Year’s Eve episode but she has revealed on her website that she is still with WWE.

Her team then followed up with another tweet that said they wouldn’t release any details about why she is missing from TV.

She has been a ring announcer for the shows on the main brand for four years

JAKE AND DAVE CRIST RE-SIGN WITH IMPACT

WrestlingInc have confirmed that the oVe tandem of Jake and Dave Crist
have re-signed multi-year contracts with IMPACT Wrestling.

The former IMPACT Wrestling Tag Team Champions said about their new contracts;


“IMPACT has always been home to us. They always gave us a platform and were the first ones to give us a chance so why not stay loyal? I know this business isn’t a loyal business, but we’re loyal people.”

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