Wrestling Roundup: June 26, 2019


The Wrestling Roundup is here to bring you all the news and rumors you need to know in one place.

Rusev’s Contract Expiring Soon?

The Bulgarian Brute Rusev’s contract with WWE is said to expire soon. Dave Meltzer mentioned on Wrestling Observer Radio (h/t WrestlingInc) that his contract expires relatively soon. It is not known if Rusev will re-sign with WWE or not.

Rusev has not been on WWE television since Super ShowDown earlier in June. It was reported that he requested some time off, but Rusev seemingly shot back at that on Twitter.

Rusev, 33 years old, has been on the WWE main roster since 2014.

Terri Runnels Gun Charges Dropped

Former WWE star Terri Runnels is in the clear after being arrested on gun charges in May. Runnels will not face any jail time as charges have been dropped, according to TMZ Sports. 

Runnels was found to have the gun in her possession at the Tampa International Airport. She claimed it was an honest mistake, as she had forgotten to take the gun out of her bag after dealing with an armadillo at her mother’s house. Runnels is now in the clear after clearing up the situation.

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Matches Official for WWE Extreme Rules

With Extreme Rules on the horizon, WWE has started to set it’s card for the show. The WWE, Universal, and Raw & SmackDown Women’s Championship contests have already been announced.

Seth Rollins & Becky Lynch will defend their Universal and Raw Women’s Championships in a mixed tag match. They’ll face Baron Corbin and Lacey Evans, and the winner will take all.

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Kofi Kingston will defend the WWE Championship against a new challenger: Samoa Joe. Joe attacked the champ after a match on Monday night.

In a surprising return, the Undertaker is back and has his sights set on Shane McMahon. Undertaker will team with Roman Reigns against Shane & Drew McIntyre at Extreme Rules.

Finally, Alexa Bliss will get another shot at Bayley’s SmackDown Women’s Championship at Extreme Rules. Nikki Cross won Bliss the title match by pinning Bayley on SmackDown Live.

Extreme Rules takes place Sunday, July 14th.

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


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