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Finn Balor & Tommaso Ciampa Return To NXT

NXT Champion Adam Cole has some new competition stepping up for his title. On NXT this week, Finn Balor returned to Wednesday nights after a three year run on the main roster. He made it known that he wants to go after Cole’s NXT title.

Balor is a former Universal and Intercontinental Champion, as well as a former NXT Champion. He wasn’t the only former NXT Champion to return Wednesday night. To close the show, Tommaso Ciampa returned and had eyes on β€œGoldie”.Β Β 

Ciampa has been out since March after neck surgery. His surgery forced him to relinquish the NXT Champion, and he seems to be picking up right where he left off.

What Is Scheduled For Wednesday Night War Next Week?

The Wednesday Night War is upon us and it is an exciting new era for wrestling fans. Both shows had standout first shows, and you can read our AEW Dynamite review here. What is on deck for next week? Both shows have already announced some matches to get excited for:

AEW Dynamite:

  • The Young Bucks face Private Party in the first round of the AEW Tag Team Championship tournament
  • Jon Moxley returns to in-ring action against β€œThe Chairman” Shawn Spears

NXT:

  • KUSHIDA faces WALTER in a David vs Goliath battle of caps lock grapplers
  • Drew Gulak defends the Cruiserweight Championship against Lio Rush

The hits keep coming in this new era of wrestling.

Latest Wrestling News

CM Punk Confirms Talks With Fox

Rumors swirled earlier this week about CM Punk screen testing for a role on WWE Backstage. Fox Sports One is the home of the new studio show hosted by Renee Young and Booker T. Punk addressed those rumors speaking on Collider Live Wednesday (h/t CagesideSeats) where he confirmed he had auditioned.Β 

Punk mentioned how he doesn’t want offers that waste his time, but would be open to coming in and speaking about WWE and their product. He also talks about how his agent connected him to Fox, presenting it as a legitimate sport, and if anyone from WWE has contacted him afterwards. The full Collider Live interview can be seen below:

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