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Silver King Passes Away
The wrestling world is mourning the loss of Silver King, who died during in the ring in a match in London, England. Silver King was wrestling Juventud Guerrera when he suffered an apparent heart attack. He was 51 years old.
Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide se une a la pena que embarga la familia luchística por el fallecimiento de César Cuauhtémoc González Barrón "SILVER KING".
Descanse en paz. 🕊 pic.twitter.com/RhAWTFg5Cw
— Lucha Libre AAA (@luchalibreaaa) May 11, 2019
Silver King was a giant of the Lucha Libre scene in Mexico. Wrestling primarily for CMLL, he was a two-time tag team champion and one time world champion for CMLL. CagesideSeats has a roundup of the wrestling world saying goodbye and paying their respects to Silver King.
Austin Aries to MLW
Former WWE Cruiserweight Champion Austin Aries is heading to Major League Wrestling. A tweet posted by MLW (h/t WrestlingInc) indicates that Aries will be joining the company.
🚨 BREAKING NEWS!!! 🚨
— Major League Wrestling (@MLW) May 12, 2019
Aries has had lots of success in TNA/Impact. He’s a former Grand Champion, World Champion, X Division Champion and Tag Team Champion with the company.
Raw & SmackDown Live Segments Announced
WWE announced some upcoming segments for Raw and SmackDown this week from England.
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On Raw, a double contract signing will take place with Becky Lynch, Lacey Evans and Charlotte. The official WWE preview also lists Roman Reigns returning for MizTV, and a fatal four-way between Raw’s women’s Money in the Bank match participants. Ricochet versus Baron Corbin, and Braun Strowman facing Drew McIntyre round out the announcements.
For SmackDown Live, (h/t PWInsider) the men’s Money in the Bank participants will be in a fatal four-way. Kofi Kingston will be on the Kevin Owens show before their battle at Money in the Bank. Finally, Asuka and Kairi Sane will take on Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville.