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WWE Announce Press Conference, Junior Tag Tournament Teams Announced & Matches Made For AEW | Wrestling News Update, October 8th 2019

With news on WWE, New Japan and Attack Pro, Matt Booker brings you the Wrestling News Update.

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WWE ANNOUNCE PRESS CONFERENCE WITH HUGE NAMES LISTED TO APPEAR

WWE announced this morning that they would be holding a press conference this Friday. Named as appearing at the event include Tyson Fury, Cain Velasquez, Brock Lesnar, and Braun Strowman. Many have speculated that the event will be used to unveil Lesnar Vs. Velasquez, and Fury Vs. Strowman. Both these matches have been rumoured for the next Saudi based show, Crown Jewel scheduled for October 31st.

Also appearing at the press conference will be Paul Heyman, Rey Mysterio, and Triple H.

ALYSE ZWICK SET TO HOST NEW WWE REVIEW SHOW

Earlier today Alyse Zwick announced that she was thrilled to be the new host of a WWE review show. Alyse will be hosting the show three days a week, on two of the days, she’ll be joined by Scott Stanford.

Posting to both Facebook and Twitter, Alyse said she was thrilled to join the WWE family. She also thanked everyone involved with the show for “welcoming me with such open arms”.

Zwick previously worked for NY1 News as the traffic anchor and reporter.

Posting to Facebook, Zwick wrote:

💙LIFE UPDATE: New gig…who dis?💙
BEYONDDDD thrilled to join the @wwe family!!
Tune in to @wwenetwork !! I’ll be hosting 3 shows every week…2 with my/your “buddy…your pal” @scottstanford1 !! Day 1 was amaze in this new journey through the #WWE world!
Thank you for welcoming me with such open arms.
This Week in WWE…will air on Thursday nights on WWE Network.
Hey Scott…lets gooooo!!!! 🙌🏼 #MicDrop #ThisWeekInWWE#WWEExperience #WWEBottomLine #MondayNightRaw#SmackDownLive

WOMEN’S TAG MATCH ANNOUNCED FOR AEW DYNAMITE

AEW’s new World Women’s Champion, Riho will be in action tonight it was announced today.

AEW tweeted earlier today that Riho and Dr Britt Baker would be teaming together to take on Bea Priestley and Emi Sukura.

On last week’s premiere episode, Riho defeated Nyla Rose to win the Women’s title, and become its first holder.

The updated card for tonight’s episode can be seen below:

  • Chris Jericho and Sammy Guevara Vs. Hangman Page and Dustin Rhodes
  • Jon Moxley Vs. Shawn Spears
  • Darby Allin Vs. Jimmy Havoc winner to face Chris Jericho next week for the AEW title
  • Riho and Britt Baker Vs. Emi Sakura and Bea Priestley
  • The Young Bucks: Matt and Nick Jackson Vs. Private Party: Marq Quen and Isiah Kassidy AEW Tag Team title tournament first-round match

NJPW ANNOUNCES TEAMS FOR SUPER JUNIOR TAG LEAGUE

NJPW announced the eight teams set to compete in this year’s Super Junior Tag League.

The eight teams will be:

  • Tiger Mask and Yuya Uemura
  • Ryusuke Taguchi and Rocky Romero
  • Will Ospreay and Robbie Eagles
  • SHO and YOH
  • Volador Jr. and Titan
  • TJP and Clark Connors
  • Taiji Ishimori and El Phantasmo
  • El Desperado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru

The tournament is set to kick off on the 16th of October. The first-round matches, to be held at Korakuen Hall are as follows:

  • SHO and YOH Vs. Desperado and Kanemaru
  • Ospreay and Eagles Vs. Ishimori and Phantasmo
  • Taguchi and Romero Vs. TJP and Connors
  • Tiger Mask and Uemura Vs. Volador and Titan

SHAY PURSER INJURED

During the main event of Attack Pro Wrestling’s ‘Voices of Violence’, ATTACK Pro Champion M Shay Ultra (Shay Purser) was knocked out by a triple superkick from More Than Hype and the match was momentarily stopped. Medics and officials carried Purser to the back.

ATTACK have since tweeted that Shay is indeed okay.

For full results, click here.

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