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Edge Cleared to Return to WWE Ring?

New reports are indicating that Edge may be returning to WWE for the Royal Rumble. PWInsider is reporting that Edge signed a new deal with WWE (h/t CagesideSeats). The deal coincides with Edge going to Pittsburgh a few months ago for WWE business, which is where the Wellness Policy head for the company is. Folks are putting two and two together to say that this means Edge will be returning as a competitor in the Royal Rumble. Edge has been steadfast in denying he would ever return since he retired in 2011.

AEW Dark Spoilers

Next week’s AEW Dark will take place on Christmas Eve. On Wednesday, AEW taped their matches for next week’s show. If you want a night-before-Christmas present, here’s what you can expect (h/t WrestlingInc):

  • Colt Cabana is the guest commentator
  • Sammy Guevara def. Brandon Cutler
  • PAC beat up Michael Nakazawa and called out Kenny Omega, but he never showed up
  • Santana & Ortiz def. The Hybrid 2, Private Party, and The Best Friends in a Fatal-Four Way match
  • Joey Janela (dressed as Santa) def. Shawn Spears

NXT UK Results

This week’s NXT UK continued the build to TakeOver: Blackpool II. Full results from Thursday’s show are below:

  • Amir Jordan & Kenny Williams def. Pretty Deadly
  • Jinny def. Amale
  • Tyler Bate def. Noam Dar

After defeating Dar, Tyler Bate made his Blackpool II opponent official. He challenged Jordan Devlin to a match and it is officially on.

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Bate’s British Strong Style partner Trent Seven has a Blackpool dancing partner as well. He’ll face Eddie Dennis on the show.

John Cena Wants Big Wrestlemania Role

According to WrestleVotes on Twitter, John Cena wants a big spot at Wrestlemania this year (h/t DailyDDT).

Cena hasn’t had a major match at Wrestlemania in a few years, depending on what you consider a major match. Last year he had no match at all, instead appearing as Doctor of Thuganomics Cena to confront Elias. The year before he lost to the Undertaker in an impromptu match, and won a mixed tag with Nikki Bella against The Miz & Maryse at Wrestlemania 33. No indication as of yet what kind of angle Cena had in mind. It would be great to see him put over a new star on the roster, like Andrade or the Velveteen Dream.

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