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Wrestling News Update – February 28th, 2019

From Rosemary to David Finlay, Matty Deller runs through the days biggest stories in the Wrestling News Update!

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ROMAN REIGNS ADVERTISED FOR FASTLANE

Roman Reigns is being advertised for a match at Fastlane.

The Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio is advertising Reigns & Seth Rollins vs. Baron Corbin, Drew McIntyre & Bobby Lashley in a two-on-three handicap match for Fastlane. The pay-per-view is taking place there on March 10.

Reigns also made a second appearance on this week’s Raw after announcing that he’s in remission. He and Rollins saved Dean Ambrose from Corbin, McIntyre, Lashley, and Elias. Reigns is scheduled to be a regular on WWE television going forward.

WWE has yet to officially announce the match.

ROSEMARY RE-SIGNS WITH IMPACT WRESTLING

Former Knockouts Champion Rosemary appeared on Impact’s Press Pass podcast today and announced that she’s signed a two-year deal with the company.

Rosemary has recently returned to action after suffering a torn ACL in 2018. On television, she’s been involved in a storyline with Su Yung & Dark Allie over Allie’s soul.

MADISON RAYNE DONE WITH RING OF HONOR?

PWInsider is reporting that Madison Rayne is no longer with ROH. The report stated that “there was unhappiness in the creative direction” and the two sides agreed to part ways after meeting, though their parting was described as amicable and Rayne is free to wrestle wherever she wants going forward.

Rayne announced in September 2018 that she had signed a one-year contract with ROH. She is a former Impact Knockouts Champion, and wrestled in the 2018 Mae Young Classic under the name Ashley Rayne.

DAVID FINLAY OUT OF NEW JAPAN CUP

NJPW announced on Wednesday night that David Finlay will miss the New Japan Cup due to a left shoulder injury. A replacement for Finlay has yet to be announced. He was scheduled to face Hiroyoshi Tenzan in a first round match on March 10.

The shoulder injury happened during the main event of NJPW-ROH Honor Rising night two on February 23 when he landed awkwardly off a flying doomsday uppercut in his and Juice Robinson’s ROH Tag Team Title match against The Briscoes.

Finlay tweeted after the Honor Rising show:

“Thanks to everyone for all the positive vibes! I did dislocated my shoulder last night but it’s back in now. I’ll see a doctor when I’m home to see what the damage is but hopefully it’s nothing too serious. Thanks again to everyone. See you in the mountains!”

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