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British Wrestler Adrian “Lionheart” McCallum Passes Away
Insane Championship Wrestling announced on Wednesday that their world champion, Adrian “Lionheart: McCallum has passed away. No immediate cause of death was announced. He was 36 years old.
We are heartbroken to learn of the tragic death of ICW World Heavyweight Champion, Adrian ‘Lionheart’ McCallum. Adrian was a mainstay of ICW and British professional wrestling. Most importantly, he was our friend. His passing leaves a huge hole in the lives of those who knew him. pic.twitter.com/qmjnZTb5Lb
— ICW (@InsaneChampWres) June 19, 2019
McCallum debuted for ICW in 2007. He had also made appearances in Ring of Honor and TNA. We are sending condolences to all of McCallum’s fans, family, and friends.
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AEW To Unveil Women’s Championship at All Out
The rollout of AEW championships will continue at All Out. According to Fightful, AEW will unveil the Women’s Championship at the All Out even on August 31st. It was announced in the latest edition of Road to Fyter, which can be seen below.
As of now, no match is on the card for the title. This joins the AEW World Championship which will be decided at All Out, and the AEW Tag Team Championships which may be decided in a tournament once AEW television begins.
New WWE Film Coming to Netflix
The first WWE Studios-Netflix collaboration project has been announced. According to PWInsider, Kofi Kingston, Sheamus, and The Miz are all scheduled to be a part of The Main Event. The description for the project is: After discovering a magical mask, an 11-year-old aspiring wrestler enters a competition to become the next WWE Superstar.
The movie will also star Seth Carr, Tichina Arnold, Ken Marino, and Adam Pally. It will premiere sometime in 2020.