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AEW Announces Moxley vs Omega
Two of All Elite Wrestling’s biggest stars will meet on August 31st in Chicago. Kenny Omega will take on Jon Moxley, the former Dean Ambrose, at All Out.
Saturday, August 31st, 2019 – @Sears_Centre@JonMoxley vs @KennyOmegamanX
Tickets on sale tomorrow Friday,June 14th!https://t.co/h4nYfXfHAT Noon Eastern / 11am Central / 9am Pacific pic.twitter.com/ZJr2Z2aAxs
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) June 13, 2019
Moxley debuted for AEW at Double or Nothing, laying out Omega and Chris Jericho after their main event. The match could end up being the main event of All Out. It will likely either be this match or the AEW Championship match. Jericho and Adam Page will do battle to be the inaugural champion.
Former WWE & TNA Star Facing Sexual Harassment Allegations
George Murdoch, known as Tyrus & Brodus Clay in wrestling, has been named in sexual harassment allegations at Fox News. According to The Daily Beast (h/t PWInsider) Murdoch was removed from the UN-PC program. This is reportedly due to his harassment of co-host Britt McHenry. Fox News released the following statement:
“While we are not at liberty to discuss the details of any employee matter, we follow strict protocols when matters such as these are brought to our attention, and we make no exceptions. The process works because of the extensive systems and measures we have instituted. This situation was independently investigated and we consider the matter resolved. We respect the confidentiality of all involved.”
Murdoch has declined to respond to the allegations.
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Possible NXT TakeOver Toronto II Matches (Spoilers)
After two days of NXT tapings, the card for TakeOver on Summerslam weekend is shaping up. Below is a collection of potential matches for the show, courtesy of WrestlingInc:
- NXT Championship: Johnny Gargano vs. Adam Cole (c)
- NXT Women’s Championship: Mia Yim vs. Shayna Baszler (c)
- NXT North American Championship: Pete Dunne vs. Roderick Strong vs. Velveteen Dream (c)
- NXT Tag Team Championships: The Undisputed Era (O’Reilly & Fish) vs. Street Profits (c)
- NXT Breakout Tournament Finals: Jordan Myles vs. Cameron Grimes
- Io Shirai vs. Candice LeRae
- Killian Dain vs. Matt Riddle
- Tyler Breeze and Fandango vs. The Forgotten Sons
NXT TakeOver: Toronto II takes place August 10th, the night before Summerslam.