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Wrestling News Update – March 9th, 2019

From Trevor Lee to the New Japan Cup, Matt Booker runs through the days biggest stories in the Wrestling News Update.

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NEW JAPAN CUP DAY TWO RESULTS

  • Chase Owens and Taiji Ishimori def. Tomoaki Honma and YOSHI-HASHI
  • Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano, and Satoshi Kojima def. Minoru Suzuki, Taichi, and Davey Boy Smith Jr.
  • EVIL and Shingo Takagi def. Zack Sabre Jr. and Taka Michinoku
  • Kota Ibushi, Juice Robinson and Hirooki Goto def. Tetsuya Naito, SANADA and BUSHI
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Togi Makabe, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, and Yuji Nagata def. Manabu Nakanishi, Ryuske Taguchi, Colt Cabana, and Shota Umino

New Japan Cup Results

  • Lance Archer def. Henare
  • Mikey Nicholls def. Hikuleo
  • Will Ospreay def. Bad Luck Fale
  • Kazuchika Okada def. Michael Elgin

GALLOWS AND ANDERSON RUMOURED SET TO LEAVE WWE

PWInsider have reported that  Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson have both turned down new WWE contracts. According to the website, the pair recently met with WWE brass and turned down “multi-million-dollar deals”. The mentions the recent lack of live events the pair have been booked on. This is being put down their initial meetings not leading to a new deal. The pair originally signed for the WWE in 2016 and it’s believed that their contracts expire in September.

TREVOR LEE MAKES WWE DEBUT

Trevor Lee has made his debut for WWE, competing at an NXT house show yesterday. Featuring in a losing effort to Luke Menzies in Dade City, Florida, Lee has been hotly anticipated his his signing was announced. Lee left Impact Wrestling in November last year and had his last matches for other promotions in January. He was revealed as a new member of the Performace Center last Month.

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