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MATCHES ADDED TO WWE SMACKVILLE
Yesterday it was announced that WWE would be putting on a network special event called ‘WWE Smackville’. Earlier today the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, which is hosting the event, started advertising two new matches for the event. The first is a triple threat match for the SmackDown Women’s Title featuring Bayley vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Alexa Bliss with Nikki Cross. The second match was Big E and Xavier Woods defending their SmackDown Tag Team Titles against as of yet unannounced opponents.
Already announced for the event are two title matches. Dolph Ziggler will attempt to capture the WWE Title from Kofi Kingston, and Finn will try to reclaim the WWE Intercontinental Championship from Shinsuke Nakamura.
MORE NAMES FOR THE RAW REUNION SHOW
WWE has announced even more names to add to the seemingly never-ending list of names set to appear on the RAW reunion show. Kaitlyn, Jonathan Coachman, Jillian Hall, and Eve Torres have all been added to the list. This brings the total number of announced stars to thirty-six! There may very well be another name to add as well as Alicia Fox has been advertised for the RAW Reunion show in a new graphic on the WWE website. Fox has been absent from television since late April. The most up to date list of stars are detailed below:
- Alicia Fox
- Alundra Blayze
- Booker T
- Candice Michelle
- D-Von Dudley
- DX (Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Sean “X-Pac” Waltman, “Road Dogg” Jesse James)
- Eric Bischoff
- Eve Torres
- Gerald Brisco
- Hulk Hogan
- Hurricane Helms
- Jillian Hall
- Jonathan Coachman
- Jerry Lawler
- Jimmy Hart
- Kelly Kelly
- Kevin Nash
- Kurt Angle
- Lilian Garcia
- Mark Henry
- Mick Foley
- Pat Patterson
- Ric Flair
- Ron Simmons
- Santino Marella
- Scott Hall
- Sgt. Slaughter
- Shawn Michaels
- Sid Vicious
- Steve Austin
- Ted DiBiase Sr.
- The Boogeyman
- The Godfather
ROH ANNOUNCES UK SHOW
ROH has announced the dates for the return to the UK.
Three UK based shows have been announced in October. The shows will take place across the UK:
- Friday 25th October York Hall, London
- Saturday 26th October The Newport Centre, Newport
- Sunday 26th October Bolton Whites Hotel, Bolton
Tickets will go on sale for Honor Club members on Wednesday the 24th June and general sale on Friday the 26th June.
BRITT BAKER UPDATE
Following Britt Baker’s concussion at AEW’s Fight for the Fallen, NXT Champion, Adam Cole has provided an update on the star’s health. Cole and Baker have been together for many years. Cole posted on Twitter that Baker was recovering well.
PWG ANNOUNCE BRODY KING IN BOLA TOURNAMENT
Earlier today PWG announced that Villain Enterprise’s Brody King would be competing in this year’s BOLA tournament. This will be King’s second tournament after competing for last year’s event. In last years event King defeated PCO in the first round, before losing to Trevor Lee in round two.
King is currently signed to ROH and a member of Villian Enterprises. King, with PCO and Marty Scurll, holding the ROH Six-Man Tag Titles. King and PCO are the current NWA Tag Team Champions after willing this year’s Crockett Cup.
So far fourteen of the eventual twenty-four men for the tournament have been announced.