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Wrestling News Update – May 6th, 2019

From AEW, NXT and PROGRESS; Matt Booker runs down the days biggest stories in the Wrestling News Update.

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MATCH RENAMED AT DOUBLE OR NOTHING

Announced during the latest ‘Being the Elite’, the form ‘Over the Budget Battle Royale’ will now be known as the ‘Casino Battle Royale’.

The name change wasn’t the only thing to be revealed about the match too. The Casino Battle Royale will see 21 competitors vying for a yet unknown prize. The match is set to start with 5 wrestlers and another 5 will enter every 3 minutes. The last person enters on their own. The order that wrestlers will enter will be decided at a later date. So far Sonny Kiss, Kip Sabian, Brandon Cutler, Ace Romero, Glacier, Brian Pillman Jr., Sunny Daze, and MJF are all known to be part of the match. Other possibles are Joey Janela, Trent Barreta and Chuck Taylor. 

Double or nothing is set to take place at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas on the 25th of this month. 

IMPACT CODE RED RESULTS

  • Rich Swann def. Evander James, Smiley, Trey Miguel, Ace Austin to retain his Impact X-Division Championship
  • Anthony Gangone def. Moose and Ken Broadway to retain his HOG World Heavyweight Championship
  • Ethan Page and Josh Alexander def. Dezmond Xavier and Zachary Wentz
  • Tessa Blanchard and Violette def. Scarlett Bordeaux and Sonya Strong
  • Michael Elgin def. Willie Mack
  • Johnny Impact and Taya Valkyrie def. Eddie and Alisha Edwards
  • LAX: Santana and Ortiz def. oVe: Dave and Jake Crist, The New York Wrecking Krew: Chris Seaton and Smooth Blackmon to retain their Impact Tag Team and HOG Tag Team titles
  • Sami Callihan def. Tommy Dreamer

NXT TAKEOVER HOST CITY ANNOUNCED

After teasing the announcement on May 1st, Triple H has just taken to social media to reveal the location of the next NXT: TakeOver pay per view. Hunter listed the other places the event has been (Florida, Toronto, Los Angeles, London, Chicago, Texas, BROOKLYN, Phoenix, Philly, and New Orleans) before he unveiled Bridgeport CT as the location.

In the message, he also said the tickets would be on sale from this Friday. The event is set to take place on the 1st of June.

WINNER CROWNED AT SSS16

With this year’s Super Strong Style drawing to a close, a champion had to be crowned! Click here to read our full article on the event including all the results.

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