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Rollins/Wyatt Cage Match Announced, Drew McIntyre Return & La Parka Injury Update | Wrestling News Update, October 22nd 2019

With news on La Parka’s injury, Drew McIntyre’s return and a cage match upcoming in the UK, Matty Deller brings you the Wrestling News Update.

WYATT VS ROLLINS CAGE MATCH AT UK HOUSE SHOW

At the WWE Glasgow house show, “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt will face WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins for the title inside a steel cage.

This takes place during the companies upcoming UK tour, and will two weeks after the pair fight in a falls count anywhere match for the gold at Crown Jewel.

Another interesting note is that these two are still working the house show circuit even thought Bray Wyatt was drafted over to SmackDown.

WWE SPECIAL TO AIR ON FOX

FOX will be airing a one-hour “WWE Special” this Sunday, October 27th.

Not a lot is known as about this, but it was allegedly cover current and former Superstars, and some of the history of the business.

Various TV guides note that the special will have a TV-14 rating.

DREW MCINTYRE RETURNS ON RAW, JOINS TEAM FLAIR

Last night on RAW, Drew McIntyre made his return from injury when he was revealed as the final member of Ric Flair’s team for WWE Crown Jewel.

He has been gone from WWE for the last couple of months due to injury. He returned in-ring last night also, defeating a part of Team Hogan, Ricochet.

McIntyre joins Bobby Lashley, Randy Orton, Shinsuke Nakamura and King Corbin on Team Flair against Hogan’s group containing Roman Reigns, Rusev, Ali, Ricochet and Shorty G.

FIREFLY FUN HOUSE TO RETURN ON SMACKDOWN

The Firefly Funhouse will be returning to SmackDown, as announced right before the main event of tonight’s Raw. Vic Joseph explained that Bray had rebuilt the Funhouse after Seth Rollins had burned it down last week.

Already announced for SmackDown this Friday are Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan and a face-to-face segment between Cain Velasquez and Brock Lesnar.

LA PARKA INJURY UPDATE

According to the latest Wrestling Observer Radio, La Parka couldn’t feel his arms or legs following the dive as he fractured his fourth vertebrae. Following a successful surgery, it is a wait and see situation.

La Parka underwent surgery after sustaining a neck and cervical fracture to release pressure and repair a fractured vertebrae following a head-first dive into the bottom of a guardrail at a AAA show.

TWO MORE MATCHES ANNOUNCED FOR THIS SUNDAY’S PROGRESS CHAPTER 97

A big title match, as well as another tag match, have been confirmed for this Sunday’s PROGRESS show; ‘Sex Robots Will Eventually Be Capable Of Murder’.

After being Toni Storm at Chapter 96, Dani Luna will get her shot at PROGRESS Women’s Champion Meiko Satomura, in her first title defence after beating Jordynne Grace at Alexandra Palace.

In the second match announced, Pretty Deadly will look to continue their winning ways as they face PROGRESS veteran Darrell Allen and the debuting Jordon Breaks, The Knucklelockers.

NJPW SUPER JUNIOR TAG LEAGUE STANDINGS

There is only one undefeated team left in this year Super Junior Tag League, as Ryusuke Taguchi & Rocky Romero defeated The Suzuki-gun duo of El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru.

  • Ryusuke Taguchi & Rocky Romero: 6 points (3-0)
  • El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru: 4 points (2-1)
  • El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori: 4 points (2-1)
  • Volador Jr. & Titan: 4 points (2-1)
  • SHO & YOH: 4 points (2-1)
  • Will Ospreay & Robbie Eagles: 2 points (1-2)
  • TJP & Clark Connors: 0 points (0-3)
  • Tiger Mask IV & Yuya Uemura: 0 points (0-3)

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