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G1 Climax, Scarlett Bordeaux, Lucha Bros & Pete Dunne | Wrestling News Update, 17th June​​, 2019

With news from AAA, New Japan and Pete Dunne; Matt Booker runs down the biggest stories of the day in the Wrestling News Update.

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LUCHA BROS WIN AAA TAG TITLES FROM YOUNG BUCKS

At last night’s Verando de Escandalo in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, the Lucha Bros regained the AAA Tag Titles from the Young Bucks.

The Young Bucks won the titles at Rey de Reyes in mid-March from the Lucha Bros. After that, the Bucks’ successfully defended the titles against Pentagon Jr. and Rey Fénix at Double or Nothing.

The Young Bucks finished their run just 7 days before breaking through the 100-day milestone.

AAA VERANO DE ESCANDALO RESULTS

  • Keyra def. Lady Shani and Chik Tormenta winning the Reina de Reinas Championship
  • Faby Apache def. Hijo del Tirantes
  • Australian Suicide and Sammy Guevara def. Mamba and Maximo
  • Taya Valkyrie and Laredo Kid def. Tessa Blanchard and Daga and Scarlett Bordeaux, and Lady Shani
  • Puma King, Aerostar, and Pagano def. Chessman, Killer Kross, and Monster Clown
  • Hijo Del Vikingo, La Parka, and Myzteziz Jr. def. La Hiedra, Rey Escorpion, and Texano Jr.
  • The Lucha Bros, Pentagon Jr. and Fenix def. The Young Bucks, Matt and Nick Jackson winning the AAA World Tag Team Championship
  • Dr. Wagner Jr. and Psycho Clown def. Blue Demon Jr. and Taurus

LUCHA BROS FYTER FEST PARTNER REVEALED

Earlier today Laredo Kid was confirmed as being the mystery partner of the Lucha Bros at the upcoming Fyter Fest, put on by AEW and CEO Gaming. The announcement came during this week’s ‘Being The Elite’, which is regularly giving up more and more information. The episode, titled “Viva Lost Tag Belts” confirmed earlier rumours that Laredo Kid would partner Pentagon Jr. and Rey Fenix. The trio is set to compete against ‘The Elite’, Kenny Omega, Matt Jackson, and Nick Jackson, in a 6-man tag match.

Fyter Fest is scheduled for the 29th of June and will come live from Daytona Beach, Florida.

SCARLETT BORDEAUX COMMENTS ON BEING GRABBED

At a recent AAA event, Scarlett Bordeaux was grabbed by an audience member as she was working by the ringside barrier.

After taking a bump against the barrier Bordeaux gets up, only to be grabbed and restrained by someone ringside. Although Bordeaux claims to have been so focused she didn’t notice, Lady Shani saw the situation developing and freed Bordeaux from the moron.

After the event, Scarlett reviewed the tapes, noticed the obvious and took to social media to call out her assailant:

G1 CLIMAX 29 SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Earlier NJPW announced the match-ups for this year’s G1 climax, click here to read our full review.

PETE DUNNE CALLS OUT NATHAN CRUZ

Pete Dunne has called out Nathan Cruz after Cruz tweeted about being independent and proud.

Nathan originally tweeted that he’d spent his past chasing the chance to work for a major promotion. He commented that while this had been happening he’d failed to appreciate fully he had accomplished. After remarking that he had to grow, he said that he was proud to be an independent wrestler.

Dunne obviously objected to the monologue, retweeted Nathan’s post commenting just with crying with laughter emoji’s:

Dunne clarified his stance immediately after, implying the Cruz had been “hazardous to the growth of independent wrestling” and was “jumping on a bandwagon because a contract never came their way.”

Dunne made clear his love for independent wrestling, pointing out that he continued to do so while being signed for a major promotion:

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