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Street Profits RAW Debut, Ric Flair On RAW, Kenny Omega Wins AAA Title | Wrestling News Update, October 20th 2019

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THE STREET PROFITS SET TO MAKE THEIR RAW DEBUT

WWE has announced that The Street Profits: Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford will make their RAW debut tomorrow night when the team with a mystery superstar to take on the OC.

This follows the OC attacking The Street Profits last week, which was followed by Dawkins and Ford challenging Gallows, Anderson and Styles to a match this week.

The Street Profits were formed in 2016 in NXT. They went on to become NXT Tag Team Champions and also Evolve Tag Team Champions. The team originally appeared on RAW on the 1st of July, though they remained in NXT before being drafted to RAW on the 11th of October.

Writing on WWE.com the company said:

They crossed paths backstage last week, with The O.C. ostensibly excited to welcome one of Raw’s newest tag teams to the roster after the WWE Draft. However, it proved to be little more than a ruse, ending in a savage beatdown that has become synonymous with the red brand’s resident bullies.  

Now, The Street Profits are set to make their Raw in-ring debuts against the team of Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson with United States Champion AJ Styles, and The O.C. won’t be able to rely on the numbers game this time around with Ford & Dawkins being joined by a mystery friend.

RIC FLAIR SET TO ANNOUNCE FINAL TEAM MEMBER AHEAD OF CROWN JEWEL

WWE has announced that Ric Flair will make an appearance at tomorrows RAW.

Flair will reveal the final member of his team ahead of their showdown with team Hogan on the 31st of October at Crown Jewel. So far he has selected Randy Orton as his captain, Baron Corbin, Bobby Lashley and Shinsuke Nakamura.

Team Flair will face off against five superstars selected by Hulk Hogan, Hulk named Roman Reigns as his captain on last Friday’s SmackDown. Roman will be joined by Ali, Shorty G (formally Chad Gable), Ricochet, and Rusev.

WWE SIGNS JAKE ATLAS

WWE has signed Jake Atlas, and reportedly he’ll be starting with the company in the new year.

The story was first reported by SoCalUnsensored.com and LastWordOnProWrestling earlier today.

According to the reports, Jake will start with WWE in the new year, reporting to the Performance Center in Florida. Jake can apparently work independent dates up to the end of 2019.

Jake made his professional wrestling debut in 2016 for Santino Bros. Wrestling at the SBW Wrestling Academy. Atlas has gone on to make a big name for himself on the indy scene, wrestling for Impact, ROH, PWG, Fight Club: Pro and many others in 2019 alone.

YOUNG BUCKS MATCH ANNOUNCED FOR AEW DYNAMITE THIS WEEK

AEW has announced that Matt and Nick Jackson will face the Best Friends: Trent Barreta and Chuck Taylor on this week’s episode on Dynamite.

Both teams lost in the opening round of the AEW Tag Team Title Tournament, the Bucks’ to Private Party and the Best Friends to SoCal Uncensored.

Each team will be wanting to get a win back, especially as win-loss records are now kept on the AEW site. Both teams won’t be happy at the moment, the Young Bucks are sat at 2-2 and the Best Friends at 2-1.

KENNY OMEGA WINS AAA MEGA TITLE

Last night at AAA’s Heroes Inmortales XIII, Kenny Omega managed to walk out as the new AAA Mega Champion.

Omega faced Fénix, the former holder of the belt in singles competition. During the match, it looked like Fénix suffered a broken nose before Kenny hit the One-Winged Angel for the victory. The win marked Omega’s first title since losing the IWGP Heavyweight Championship to Hiroshi Tanahashi at Wrestle Kingdom in January.

AEW and AAA announced a partnership earlier this year which allows for stars to appear on both promotions.

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