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Ric Flairs WWE Status, AEW Announces Next Taping & PROGRESS Announce SSS16 Dates | Wrestling News Update, September 16th 2019

With news on Ric Flairs status with WWE, PROGRESS Wrestling, AEW and New Japan; Matty Deller runs down the days stories in the Wrestling News Update.

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RIC FLAIR’S WWE STATUS

There has been several stories regarding WWE and their standing with Ric Flair, ever since they tried to trademark ‘The Man’.

However, according to PWInsider, Flair and his daughter Charlotte are being advertised for a Q&A with Cricket Wireless, a WWE sponsor, prior to Smackdown Live this week in Atlanta, Georgia. 

The report also states that Flair is advertised for that Tuesday’s SmackDown taping.

AEW’S NEXT TV TAPING ANNOUNCED FOR INDIANAPOLIS

It was announced on social media today that week eight of AEW on TNT will take place at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis, Indiana on Wednesday, November 20th.

  • Week 1 (October 2): Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.
  • Week 2 (October 9): Agganis Arena, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Week 3 (October 16): The Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Week 4 (October 23): Petersen Events Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Week 5 (October 30): Charleston Coliseum, Charleston, West Virginia
  • Week 6 (November 6): Bojangles’ Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Week 7 (November 13): Nashville Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Week 8 (November 20): Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Week 9 (November 27): Sears Centre Arena, Hoffman Estates, Illinois

MJF VS CUTLER ANNOUNCED SET FOR AEW ON TNT PREMIERE

On this week’s Being the Elite, it was announced that MJF vs. Brandon Cutler will take place on the AEW on TNT premiere.

On BTE, The Young Bucks booked Cutler in the match after he was being bullied by MJF. This will be Cutler’s second AEW match, following his debut in the Casino Battle Royale at Double or Nothing.

NJPW DESTRUCTION IN KAGOSHIMA RESULTS

  • Young Lion Cup – Ren Narita defeated Michael Richards
  • Young Lion Cup – Yuya Uemura defeated Clark Connors
  • Manabu Nakanishi, Toa Henare, Karl Fredericks and Alex Coughlin defeated Yuji Nagata, Ryusuke Taguchi, Shota Umino and Yota Tsuji
  • YOSHI-HASHI, Tomohiro Ishii, SHO and YOH defeated Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, Chase Owens and Bad Luck Fale
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma and Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr., Yoshinobu Kanemaru and DOUKI via DQ.
  • Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto and Rocky Romero defeated BUSHI, SANADA and Shingo Takagi
  • Tetsuya Naito and EVIL defeated Jay White and Yujiro Takahashi
  • IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championships – El Phantasmo and Taiji Ishimori (c) defeated Will Ospreay and Robbie Eagles
  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship Challenge Right Certificate Match – Kota Ibushi defeated KENTA

PUMA KING REPLACING LAREDO KID IN BOLA 2019

On Sunday night, PWG tweeted that Laredo Kid will no longer be taking part in the tournament. Puma King is taking his place and will now face Bandido in a first-round match on night two.

Luchablog wrote that apparently Laredo Kid is currently in the Dominican Republic as a new cast member of the reality show Exatlon Mexico.

PROGRESS ANNOUNCE DATE FOR 2020 SUPER STRONG STYLE 16

On twitter, PROGRESS Wrestling have announced the dates from next years Super Strong Style 16 Tournament.

It will take place at Alexandra Palace in London from the 23rd until the 25th of May. Ticket information has not been revealed yet.

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