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Wrestling News Update – May 13th, 2019

From SmackDown Live to All Elite Wrestling, Matty Deller runs through the days biggest stories in the Wrestling News Update.

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FOX CONFIRM TWO HOUR FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN LIVE

Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier officially revealed the network’s 2019-2020 fall schedule. SmackDown Live is, as expected, scheduled to air for two hours live every Friday night from 8-10pm ET, debuting on Friday, October 4th.

Collier said in a statement:

“Today marks a new beginning for Fox Entertainment. So it is with a start-up mindset and, upon an incredible foundation of assets, that we deliver our first slate of new comedies, dramas and unscripted series. Alongside top creators and talent, and through innovative partnerships across the industry, we are redefining what it means to be an entertainment company, and what it means to be Fox, for 2019 and beyond.”

WWE CONFIRM SUPER SHOWDOWN IN SAUDI ARABIA

WWE have announced Super ShowDown in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Friday, June 7th. Click here for the full story.

TOP WWE SUPERSTARS CONFIRM ROMANCE

This weekend, rumours ran wild once again following a twitter exchange between Becky Lynch and Beth Pheonix, when Beth said “Wait wait…are we involving our men now…” and Becky replied “I’ll ask him…@WWERollins?”. Beth congratulated them in a now deleted tweet.

On Monday, Rollins confirmed the rumours with a picture of the two kissing with the caption “I guess I’m allowed to post this now…. @beckylynchwwe ?”.

BEST OF THE SUPER JUNIORS DAY ONE RESULTS

  • Taichi and DOUKI def. Ren Narita and Yota Tsuji 
  • El Phantasmo, Robbie Eagles and Jado def. Bandido, Rocky Romero and Yuya Uemura
  • Juice Robinson and Ryusuke Taguchi def. YOH, and Shota Umino
  • Tetsuya Naito and BUSHI def. Will Ospreay and Toa Henare
  • BOSJ A Block Match: Taiji Ishimori def. Dragon Lee
  • BOSJ A Block Match: Shingo Takagi def. SHO
  • BOSJ A Block Match: Marty Scurll def. Jonathan Gresham
  • BOSJ A Block Match: Titan def. Yoshinobu Kanemaru
  • BOSJ A Block Match: Tiger Mask defeating Taka Michinoku

THREE MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR ALL ELITE WRESTLING

During this weeks ‘Being The Elite’, there was a trio of major announcements regarding AEW as we are a few weeks away from Double Or Nothing. They revealed that legendary independent referee Rick Knox has signed with All Elite, as well as Chuck Taylor and Trent Baretta taking on Angelico and Jack Evans alongside Aja Kong, Yuka Sakazaki, Emi Sakura taking on Hikaru Shida, Riho Abe, and Ryo Mizunami.

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