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Jack Swagger To AEW, Hogan and Flair at Crown Jewel & CM Punk Responds To WWE Rumours | Wrestling News Update, 1st October 2019

With news on CM Punk, Jack Swagger and WWE Crown Jewel; Matty Deller brings you the Wrestling News Update.

FORMER WWE CHAMPION TO DEBUT FOR ALL ELITE WRESTLING?

According to Sports Illustrated, Former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger, also known as Jake Hager may be headed to AEW.

Swagger has had talks with AEW and is now a rumoured surprise for Wednesday’s Dynamite premiere from the Capital One Arena in Washington, DC.

Swagger spoke with Wrestling Inc. on their podcast back in May and said that he’s had informal talks with AEW.

Swagger will return to Bellator for his third MMA fight in October when he faces Anthony Garrett at Bellator 231 on October 25th.

ALL ELITE WRESTLING SEALS TV DEAL IN CANADA

AEW will air live in Canada on TSN starting this week. Click here for the full story.

TEAM HOGAN VS TEAM FLAIR ANNOUNCED FOR CROWN JEWEL

On this week’s Raw season premiere, it was announced that Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair will coach teams for a five-on-five tag match against each other at Crown Jewel on October 31st in Saudi Arabia.

WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins was announced as the captain of Team Hogan, while Randy Orton will captain Team Flair. It was also revealed that Rusev will be on Team Hogan and Baron Corbin will be on Team Flair.

The remaining members of the teams will be revealed in the coming weeks.

WALE TO APPEAR ON NXT

Wale posted a tweet today announcing that he’ll be appearing with The Street Profits this week on NXT.

The Street Profits are getting their rematch for Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish’s NXT Tag Team titles on Wednesday night.

CM PUNK TALKS ABOUT FS1/WWE HOSTING RUMOURS

Former WWE Champion CM Punk appeared on The Kevin & Bean Show this morning on 106.7 KROQ FM in Los Angeles. to promote his new film “Girl on the Third Floor” and predictably, conversation moved to WWE.

He was asked about the rumours regarding him hosting alongside Renee Young and Booker T on the new WWE studio show on FS1, Punk first joked that;

“You mean to tell me you’d watch a show where I talk about wrestling?”

before playing down any involvement saying;

“I think people have… it’s taken on a life of its own,”

He also made a joke regarding appearing on the FOX debut on SmackDown this Friday, also in Los Angeles saying;

“When is SmackDown, is that tonight?”

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