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Second AEW on TNT Match Announced
AEW continues to fill out the card of it’s first television show. Cody versus Sammy Guevera was the first match announced. Today, AEW announced a six-man tag. Kenny Omega & The Young Bucks will take on Chris Jericho and two mystery opponents.
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The Young Bucks & Kenny Omega vs Chris Jericho and 2 Mystery Partners@AEWonTNT debuts LIVE Wednesday, October 2nd from the Nation’s capital Washington, DC @CapitalOneArena
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— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) July 31, 2019
Online speculation for Jericho’s partners was wide-spread on Wednesday. Possibilities range from the Lucha Bros to Private Party, or even a debuting tag team. AEW on TNT starts on October 2nd at 8 pm.
WWE Lifts Recent Ban
Wrestling will now continue through commercial breaks once again on WWE television. According to WrestlingInc and based on this week’s Raw, wrestling will continue through commercial breaks again. Three matches, including the Raw Tag Team Championship match, went through the commercial break.
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Updated PWG Battle of Los Angeles Participants
PWG continues to release the list of participants in this year’s Battle of Los Angeles. The 24-man tournament takes place from September 19-22. Eighteen of the participants have been announced. The list (h/t PWInsider) is:
- Rey Horus
- Orange Cassidy
- Jungle Boy
- Joey Janela
- Darby Allin
- Lucky Kid
- Brody King
- Jonathan Gresham
- Jake Atlas
- Caveman Ugg
- Black Taurus
- Artemis Spencer
- Mick Moretti
- Tony Deppen
- Barbero Cavernario