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AEW on TNT’s First Match Announced
All Elite Wrestling’s first TNT show is on October 2nd. We now know what will be the first match in the show’s history. AEW announced on Twitter that the first match on their inaugural show will be Cody versus Sammy Guevera.
.@AEWonTNT LIVE Wednesday, October 2nd
Washington, DC – @CapitalOneArena@CodyRhodes vs @SammyGuevara
Tickets on sale THIS Friday, August 2nd – Noon ET / 9am PThttps://t.co/UN1cNj1kQq pic.twitter.com/VHqlqXPoSe
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) July 30, 2019
Cody is one of the Executive Vice Presidents of AEW alongside The Young Bucks and Kenny Omega. Guevera is a young high-flyer known for his time in AAA and Lucha Underground. It should be a hot start to AEW on TNT.
Marko Stunt Signs With AEW
AEW has signed another wrestler. 23-year-old Marko Stunt announced that he signed on with AEW on Tuesday, his birthday (h/t WrestlingInc) Stunt has appeared at All In, Double or Nothing, and Fyter Fest. He took part in two battle royales, and accompanied Luchasaurus and Jungle Boy to the ring at Fyter Fest.
It’s my 23rd birthday, and I can’t think of another way to celebrate, than by announcing something huge!
I would like to announce that I have OFFICIALLY signed with @AEWrestling!
Thank you to everyone who has supported me, and everyone at AEW!
This is just the beginning 😈 pic.twitter.com/1Bg1O8aPov
— Mr. Fun Size (@realmarkostunt) July 30, 2019
Stunt stands at 5’2” and is still a relative unknown compared to other AEW signings. An indy standout in the past year, Stunt is a talented aerial wrestler. His smaller stature gives even more variety in the make-up of the AEW roster.
Big Show Getting Netflix Comedy
Paul White, a.k.a. The Big Show, is going to star in a Netflix sitcom. According to a press release (h/t PWInsider), The Big Show Show is slated to begin filming in August.
— WWE (@WWE) July 30, 2019
The first season will have ten episodes. No release date has been set yet. The family comedy description is:
“When the teenage daughter of Big Show (Wight), a retired world-famous WWE Superstar, comes to live with him, his wife and two other daughters, he quickly becomes outnumbered and outsmarted. Despite being 7 feet tall and weighing 400 pounds, he is no longer the center of attention.”