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TWO WWE STARS ON THE SHELF WITH INJURY
EC3 and Ilja Dragunov are both currently unavalible due to injury according to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
EC3 is suffering with a concussion that he picked up in September. His last match was on the 30th of September, when his tag team came up short. There is no word yet on when he will return to action, but with the current attention surrounding head injuries, WWE will make totally sure that the stars health is their priority.
Ilja Dragunov is also currently not avalible, although the nature of his injury is currently unknown. Dragunov was booked to face Alexander Wolfe in the main event of wXw’s Road To 19th Anniversary: Dresden, but pulled out. wXw is a German promotion which, like a number of other promotions, had a working releationship with the WWE.
BROCK REPORTIDLY NOT RETURNING UNTIL THE ROYAL RUMBLE
According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, current WWE Champion Brock Lesnar will be absent from WWE programming for several weeks.
According to the Observer, Brock’s next schedualed WWE appearence is the Royal Rumble and build to it. With the Rumble taking place on the 27 January and being hosted at the Minute Maid Park, Houston Texas, the beast should be returning in the first few weeks of the new year.
AEW UNDER APPARENT INVESTIGATION
Dave Meltzer has reported that AEW are under ivestigation by the Maryland State Athletic Commision. The issue springs from the Moxley Vs. Omega match from Full Gear.
One of the commision’s rules regarding professional wrestling is that stars are not allowed to cut themselves or each other deliberatly. Although this didn’t happen during the match, the commision feels that they have to investigate due to the level of violence.
A commision certified doctor was present for the match in question.
ROH FINAL BATTLE MATCH ANNOUNCED
ROH has announced that Jeff Cobb will face Dan Maff at Final Battle on the 13 December at the UMBC Event Center in Baltimore.
ROH World Championship Match Signed For #FinalBattle LIVE on PPV Dec. 13 In Baltimore, MD! https://t.co/knLqEF15VW@rushtoroblanco vs @PCOisNotHuman— ROH Wrestling (@ringofhonor) November 29, 2019
Also Streaming LIVE For #HonorClub & @FiteTV
Who Do You Think Will Leave #FinalBattle ROH World Champion? pic.twitter.com/QT5VVnZJUi
See below for the new card:
- Rush (c) Vs. PCO ROH World Championship math
- Shane Taylor (c) Vs. Dragon Lee ROH TV Championship match
- The Briscoes (c) Vs. Jay Lethal and Jonathan Gresham ROH World Tag Team Championship match
- Mark Haskins Vs. Bully Ray Stree Fight
- Matt Taven Vs. Vincent
- Marty Scurll and Flip Gordom Vs. Bandido and Flamita
- Jeff Cobb Vs. Dan Maff