Wrestling Roundup: October 8, 2019

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

Tyson Fury & Cain Velasquez Notes

WWE has added two legitimate fighters to their brand for upcoming events. At SmackDown’s debut on Fox, both Tyson Fury and Cain Velasquez were introduced to the WWE audience. Velasquez confronted new WWE Champion Brock Lesnar and beat him down. Fury was present again on Monday Night Raw, confronting Braun Strowman. 

According to Wrestling Observer Radio (h/t CagesideSeats), both Velasquez-Lesnar and Fury-Strowman are planned for WWE’s next Saudi Arabia show. The show is scheduled for October 31st, 2019.

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Kylie Rae Wrestling for Impact

Another appearance for Kylie Rae has been announced. After getting her AEW release, Rae has reappeared on the indy scene. Rae was recently announced for Impact’s All Glory event on October 19, 2019 (h/t Fightful). She will be facing Shotzi Blackheart and Laynie Luck for Luck’s Zelo Pro Women’s Championship.

Rae was previously with All Elite Wrestling, but was given her release after All Out.

Fiend Attacks After Raw

The main event of Hell in a Cell was received poorly by fans in the arena and at home. A fear coming out of it was that fans would cool on Bray Wyatt’s new Fiend character. Based on the reaction from the dark segment of Raw last night, that won’t be the case. The Fiend attacked Cesaro to a big reaction from fans.

What is next for The Fiend is unknown, as both he and Universal Champion Seth Rollins were absent from Raw this week.

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