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WWE, AEW Interested in LAX
One of the best tag teams in wrestling is drawing interest from two big companies in the United States. LAX, consisting of Ortiz & Santana, have their contracts expiring with Impact later this summer. According to Dave Meltzer (h/t WrestlingInc) both have interest from WWE and AEW.
Meltzer explains that WWE is trying to lock up as many talents as possible. AEW is also trying to focus on tag teams to build up their tag division. The Latin American Xchange have been with Impact since 2017.
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Cody Chairshot Fallout Continues
More information around Cody’s chairshot to the head at Saturday’s Fyter Fest is coming to light. At the show, Cody took an unprotected chairshot to the head from Shawn Spears. It lead to Cody bleeding from the back of his head. AEW announced quickly afterwards that Cody did not have a concussion.
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) June 30, 2019
Both AEW President Tony Khan and the Young Bucks spoke to the media about the spot after the show. According to Fightful, Khan called the incident “regrettable”. The Bucks said that the chair Cody was hit with was “gimmicked”, meaning not real. For the full comments, read the Fightful post here.
Next WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Match Set
The IIconics have their next challengers for their tag team championships. At the WWE live event in Tokyo this weekend, the Kabuki Warriors defeated the current champions to earn a future shot (h/t WrestlingInc). This was set up by a segment last week on SmackDown Live. Paige, the manager of Asuka & Kairi Sane, let the IIconics know that if they were beaten by the Kabuki Warriors in Tokyo they’d earn a future title shot.
The title match date has not been set. Peyton Royce & Billie Kay have been champions since Wrestlemania 35.