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Wrestling News Update – March 16th, 2019

From Fight Club Pro to New Japan Pro Wrestling, Matt Booker rounds up the days biggest stories in the Wrestling News Update.

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ROH 17TH ANNIVERSARY RESULTS

  • Marty Scurll defeated Kenny King
  • Jeff Cobb (c) defeated Shane Taylor retaining the ROH World TV Title
  • Mayu Iwatani (w/ Sumie Sakai) (c) defeated Kelly Klein to retain the Women of Honor Championship
  • Jay Lethal (c) and Matt Taven 60-minute time limit draw, Jay Lethal retains the ROH World Heavyweight Title
  • Rush defeated Bandido
  • Villain Enterprises defeated The Briscoes (c) new ROH World Tag Team Champions

NEW FIGHT CLUB PRO CHAMPIONS

At last night’s International Tekkers event in Wolverhampton, Fight Club Pro saw two titles change hands. In the main event, owner of Sendai Girls, Meiko Satomura defended her Fight Club: PRO World Title against Mark Davis. The match was very physical, with both competitors throwing everything at the other from the first bell. After battling all over the venue, Satomura managed to put Davis through a table, only for the challenger to recover, hitting a sitdown piledriver to win the match and take the title.

Earlier in the night, Jim and Lee Hunter’s open challenge was answered first by NXT UK Tag Team Zac Gibson and James Drake, then Damien Dunne and Santos, and finally by Davey Vega and Mat Fitchett. With the fast paces match seeing big move after big move it was clear all four teams wanted to impress. in the end, it was Davey Vega and Mat Fitchett who walked away with the titles, pinning Chief Deputy Dunne for the 1, 2, 3.

NEW JAPAN CUP NIGHT 7 RESULTS

  • Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, Satoshi Kojima, and Hiroyoshi Tenzan def. Tomoaki Honma, Ren Narita, Yota Tsuji, and Shota Umino
  • Juice Robinson, Michael Elgin, and Mikey Nicholls def. Chase Owens, Bad Luck Fale, and Hikuleo
  • Lance Archer and Davey Boy Smith Jr. def. Toa Henare and Togi Makabe
  • Tetsuya Naito and Shingo Takagi def. Yoh and Hirooki Goto
  • Evil, Sanada and Bushi def. Minoru Suzuki, Taichi and Taka Michinoku
  • Will Ospreay, Tomohiro Ishii, and Toru Yano def. Kazuchika Okada, Yoshi-Hashi, and Colt Cabana

New Japan Cup Results: Second Round

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi def. Ryusuke Taguchi
  • Zack Sabre Jr. def. Kota Ibushi

NEW MLW SIGNEES REVEALED

MLW Ceo Court Bauer has been very busy on Twitter recently. First revealing the signing of George Carroll Jr. and then Jordan Oliver.

Oliver will be making his debut at MLW’s Rise of the Renegades, due to take place on April 4th. Speaking about the signing, Oliver said:

“It’s an amazing opportunity, having it at such a young age. To be 19 and signed somewhere, and I’ve only been wrestling for three years now. I’m so grateful for it…I was always kind of a troubled kid. If it wasn’t for wrestling, I’d be a troubled kid.”

Oliver has been wrestling for CZW most recently, where he is currently the Wired Champion.

George Carroll has been brought in to work as a new senior coordinator. This is a position he has held before, previously working on NJPW’s American expansion team as US director.

BECKY LYNCH LOOKS OUT FOR FANS

Appearing at a WWE signing, Becky Lynch showed why she is deserving of all the love she received from WWE fans. The incident unfolded as Becky hopped a railing and made her way down some stairs, so a fan with mobility issues could have a photo and speak to the Irish Lass Kicker. Although this has been reported as a seizure, fans on hand maintain this isn’t the case. Becky hugged the fan for 5 minutes taking time to pose for photo’s and ensure a once in a lifetime moment for the lucky attendee.

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