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AEW Fight for the Fallen Card Takes Shape
All Elite Wrestling’s third major show after All In and Double or Nothing has two new matches. Kenny Omega will battle CIMA of Oriental Wrestling Entertainment. Also, Brandi Rhodes will match up against Allie for the first time. Double or Nothing still hasn’t happened, but AEW is already planting its seeds for its next show.
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) April 18, 2019
Double or Nothing takes place on May 25th, and Fight for the Fallen is on July 13th.
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Three New WWE Performance Center Recruits
WWE Performance Center announced it’s latest class. KUSHIDA, Garza Jr., and Shane Strickland are three accomplished performers who are well known to wrestling fans. KUSHIDA, formerly of New Japan Pro Wrestling, is the most established name of the three. He’s a former six-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, and will likely bring his Marty McFly-inspired gimmick to NXT.
— Performance Center (@WWEPC) April 17, 2019
Strickland is well known for his work in Combat Zone Wrestling, as well as in Lucha Underground as Killshot. The 26-year-old Garza Jr. is known for his work in AAA in Mexico.
Kid Lykos Retires
At ATTACK Pro Wrestling’s show on Wednesday, Kid Lykos announced his retirement at age 22 due to injuries (h/t to TWM News). Lykos was a part of CCK with Chris Brookes and Travis Banks. CCK won tag team championships in PROGRESS three times, CZW, and ATTACK Pro Wrestling.
Thank you all. See ya pic.twitter.com/4ZMosWI7Wa
— Kid Lykos キッド・ライコス (@KidLykos) April 17, 2019
All the best to Lykos in his retirement from the ring.