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G1 Climax Field Taking Shape

Coming out of the New Japan Pro Wrestling Dominion event on June 9th, the field for the G1 Climax is expanding. After his victory in the first match of the night, Jon Moxley announced his entrance into the tournament. It will be the first G1 for the former Dean Ambrose. Shingo Tagaki, fresh off of a 9-0 performance in the Battle of the Super Juniors round robin, also announced himself for the G1.

The final entrant announced is KENTA, known to WWE audiences as Hideo Itami. KENTA was introduced by Katsuyori Shibata after a match on the Dominion card. Given his release after requesting it earlier this year, KENTA is appearing in his first G1 Climax Tournament.

Five Matches Official for Stomping Grounds

WWE Stomping Grounds is two weeks away, and five matches have been announced for the show. The announced matches are:

  • Kofi Kingston (c) vs Dolph Ziggler – WWE Championship Steel Cage Match
  • Seth Rollins (c) vs Baron Corbin – WWE Universal Championship Match
  • Becky Lynch (c) vs Lacey Evans – Raw Women’s Championship Match
  • Bayley (c) vs Alexa Bliss – SmackDown Live Women’s Championship Match
  • Roman Reigns vs Drew McIntyre

Both the men’s title matches are rematches from Super ShowDown in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Kingston and Rollins both retained their titles in those matchups. Evans is getting her second shot at taking the Raw Women’s Championship from Lynch. WWE Stomping Grounds is on June 23rd in Tacoma, Washington.

Latest Wrestling News

Ali & Balor Make Statements During Saudi Trip

During the WWE’s controversial trip to Saudi Arabia for a show, both Ali and Finn Balor made statements that can be seen as protesting the country’s policies.

Balor tweeted the following after the show, celebrating Pride month:

Ali tweeted that his earnings from the show will be donated:

– Evan Gomes is the Managing Editor of Pro Wrestling for Full Press Coverage. Like and follow on and Facebook.

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