Welcome again, TJR readers! Did you spend all day Friday attempting to determine if you wish to take a Operating Again or Large Receiver within the first spherical, and missed WWE Smackdown? Maybe you spent all day Monday attempting to determine why you’re not within the AEW online game, and missed Uncooked.
Fear not for I’ve returned with one other version of the High Ten Wrestling Tales of the Week.
10. Matt Riddle and Austin Get Their Names Again
The times of one-word names within the WWE could also be coming to an finish. This previous week on Uncooked, Matt Riddle acquired his full identify again when it appeared on display as nicely and is now mirrored in his WWE profile as nicely. Riddle is just not the one wrestler who’s getting his first identify again, as Principle is reportedly going to return to being known as Austin Principle. Remarkably all of those modifications are on account of Triple H hooking up with the boss’s daughter and convincing her to alter her identify. (TJRWrestling)
9. W. Morrissey Seems on AEW Dynamite
Tony Khan added some measurement to his roster this week. W. Morrissey (former Large Cass in WWE) appeared on AEW Dynamite this previous Wednesday evening. Morrissey got here out and destroyed the Wingman group of Ryan Nemeth, Cesar Bononi, Peter Avalon and JD Drake. Stokely Hathaway then got here out and gave his enterprise card to Morrissey. Some followers would argue that AEW doesn’t want extra wrestlers, however apparently “you’ll be able to’t train that” to Tony Khan. (TJRWrestling)
— AEW on TV (@AEWonTV) September 1, 2022
8. WWE Uncooked/Smackdown Superstars Seem on NXT
It was the evening for shock appearances this previous Tuesday on NXT 2.0. Shayna Baszler, Rhea Ripley, Gunther, Butch and Finn Bálor all appeared in backstage segments. Together with the backstage cameos, Doudrop, Nikki A.S.H and Ricochet all appeared within the ring. Nikki and Doudrop got here to ringside to problem Katana Likelihood and Kayden Carter for the NXT Girls’s Tag Staff Championships at World’s Collide. Lastly, Ricochet got here out on the finish of the present to problem NXT North American Champion Carmelo Hayes to a match at World’s Collide as nicely. It ought to be famous that each one the shock appearances are believed to be short-term, and to not make room on the primary roster for extra launched superstars. (TJRWrestling)
7. Kurt Angle Returns to Uncooked
Oh, it’s true, it’s rattling true, Kurt Angle has returned to WWE Monday Night time Uncooked. Angle appeared for an in-ring section with Alpha Academy. Alpha Academy’s Chad Gable proceeded to supply Angle a spot as an honorary third member for the night. After Angle turned down the provide, Gable proceeded to berate Angle. This introduced out The Avenue Earnings who then confronted and defeated Alpha Academy in a match. Angle and The Avenue Earnings then chugged a bunch of milk at ringside to finish the section. We will need to see if this results in Angle getting a greater or extra significant ultimate match, like probably a tag match in Tennessee. (TJRWrestling)
6. NXT Worlds Collide to Take Place This Sunday
The final ever present for NXT UK is ready to happen this Sunday at 4PM ET on Peacock/WWE Community. NXT Worlds Collide will characteristic each stars from the NXT UK Model and NXT 2.0, and can characteristic three unification matches. NXT Girls’s Champion Mandy Rose will face NXT UK Girls’s Champion Meiko Satamura and Blair Davenport. Additionally, there will probably be an NXT & NXT UK Deadly 4-Means Tag Staff Championships Elimination Match between NXT World Tag Staff Champions The Creed Brothers, NXT UK Tag Staff Champions Josh Briggs & Brooks Jensen, Fairly Lethal and Gallus. Lastly, NXT World Champion Bron Breakker will face NXT UK Champion Tyler Bate. In addition to the Unification bouts, Katana Likelihood and Kayden Carter will defend the NXT Girls’s Championship in opposition to Doudrop and Nikki A.S.H., and Ricochet will face Carmelo Hayes for the NXT North American Championship. NXT Europe is ready to launch in 2023, which for all my fellow Individuals is the group of nations that has the one that appears like a boot. (TJRWrestling)
5. Raquel Rodriguez and Aliyah Seize the WWE Girls’s Tag Staff Championships
After various modifications on account of accidents, we lastly have new WWE Girls’s Tag Staff Champions. NXT duo Nikkita Lyons and Zoey Stark have been initially scheduled for the match however accidents led to them being changed by Poisonous Attraction. Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne have been then victorious of their first-round match, however an harm to Dolin meant that workforce wanted to get replaced as nicely. This led to a Second Likelihood Deadly 4-Means match on Smackdown, which was received by Sonya Deville and Natalya. Deville and Natalya then confronted Raquel Rodriguez and Aliyah, for the prospect to face IYO SKY and Dakota Kai within the finals. Rodriguez and Aliyah ended up successful that match, after which shockingly defeated SKY and Kai to seize the titles. Aliyah pinned Kai, who was not the authorized wrestler, so maybe there will probably be some type of rematch quickly Hopefully, the Girls’s Tag Staff division can lastly flourish with no bunch of accidents or its belts all of the sudden ending up on a creepy outdated man’s desk. (TJRWrestling)
4. CM Punk to Face Jon Moxley at All Out
Lower than two weeks after shedding the AEW World Championship to Jon Moxley in three minutes, CM Punk can have an opportunity to regain his title. Dynamite began this week with Jon Moxley leaving an open contract within the heart of the ring for a title match at All Out this Sunday. Punk’s longtime buddy Ace Metal then got here out and grabbed the contract. Later within the night Metal interrupted a promo from Punk, and satisfied him with a motivational speech to signal the contract. Metal could have considered signing the contract for himself to face Moxley, however he noticed what occurred to the final “buddy” who opposed Punk. (TJRWrestling)
3. Braun Strowman Returning to the WWE
A former Common Champion is reportedly returning to the WWE. It was reported this week that former Common, Intercontinental and Uncooked Tag Staff Champion Braun Strowman will probably be returning subsequent week to the WWE. Strowman was shockingly launched final June, and has lately been co-running the Management Your Narrative promotion with EC3. Clearly, Braun has determined that his narrative will probably be making some huge cash by letting WWE management it. (TJRWrestling)
— Adam Scherr (@Adamscherr99) August 30, 2022
2. AEW All Out to Take Place This Sunday
AEW’s subsequent PPV Occasion titled All Out, is scheduled to happen this Sunday at 8PM ET. An unimaginable 14 matches are at present scheduled together with Tomohiro Ishii going through Eddie Kingston. PAC will defend the AEW All-Atlantic Championship in opposition to Kip Sabian. Angelo Parker will face Hook for the FTW Championship. Wardlow and FTR will face Jay Deadly and The Motor Metropolis Machine Weapons in a Six-Man Tag Staff Match. Home of Black will face Sting, Darby Allen and Miro in a Six-Man Tag Staff Match. A brand new Interim AEW Girls’s Champion will probably be topped when Toni Storm, Dr. Britt Baker, Jamie Hayter and Hikaru Shida face one another in a 4-Means Match. Claudio Castagnoli, Wheeler Yuta, Penta Oscuro, Rey Fenix, Rush, Andrade El Idolo, Dante Martin and a Thriller Competitor will compete in a On line casino Ladder Match for a future shot on the AEW World Championship.
Bryan Danielson and Chris Jericho will sq. off in a singles match. Swerve In Our Glory will defend the AEW Tag Staff Championships in opposition to The Acclaimed. Jungle Boy will attempt to get revenge in opposition to Christian. Ricky Starks will face Powerhouse Hobbs. Jade Cargill will defend the AEW TBS Championship in opposition to Athena. And eventually, Jon Moxley will defend the AEW World Championship in opposition to CM Punk. A complete of 14 matches (with extra probably being added on Rampage tonight) could appear exorbitant, with some followers believing that they don’t must put 20% of their roster on the cardboard. (TJRWrestling)
1. WWE Conflict on the Citadel to Take Place This Saturday
For the primary time in nearly twenty years, WWE will maintain a premium stay occasion throughout the pond. This Saturday, September third. WWE will current their Conflict on the Citadel Occasion from Cardiff, Wales. To this point six matches have been introduced for the present together with Sheamus difficult Gunther for the WWE Intercontinental Championship. Edge and Rey Mysterio will face Judgement Day Members Finn Balor and Damien Priest. Riddle and Seth “Freakin” Rollins will lastly go one on one. Bianca Belair, Alexa Bliss and Asuka will face Bayley, Dakota Kai and IYO SKY in a Six-Girl Tag Staff Match. Liv Morgan will defend the WWE Smackdown Girls’s Championship in opposition to Shayna Baszler. Lastly, Drew McIntyre will attempt to seize the Undisputed WWE Common Championship, when he faces Roman Reigns. I’m additional excited for this present, as with the 1PM ET begin time it could really be over earlier than my mattress time. (TJRWrestling)
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