Neville/PAC Returns at Dragon Gate, NJPW Releases KOPW Lineup, more… (Daily Update)

PAC returns to Dragon Gate
PAC returns to Dragon Gate

Spoiler Free Wrestling Daily Update 10/2/18

Neville Returns

Neville wrestled his first professional match in over a year. He was a surprise wrestler in the main event at Dragon Gate’s Korakuen Hall show today. He teamed with Eita and defeated BxB Hulk and Shingo Tagagi. PAC originally wrestled for the promotion from 2007-2012. It was his 475th match for Dragon Gate according to Cagematch.

NJPW Releases Full King of Pro Wrestling Card

NJPW released the full lineup for King of Pro Wrestling. The event takes place Monday from the Ryogoku Sumo Hall.

  •  IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match
    Kenny Omega vs. Cody vs. Kota Ibushi
  • G1 Briefcase
    Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Jay White
  • IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship
    KUSHIDA vs. Marty Scurll
  • EVIL vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
  • Kazuchika Okada, Toru Yano and Roppongi 3K vs. Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, BUSHI, and a new LIJ member TBD
  • Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto, and Will Ospreay vs. Minoru Suzuki, Taichi and Takashi Iizuka
  • The Young Bucks, Hangman Page and Chase Owens vs. Guerillas of Destiny, Bad Luck Fale and Taiji Ishimori
  • Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma vs. Juice Robinson and Toa Henare
  • IWGP Jr. Tag Team Title Match
    Desperado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru vs. Jushin Thunder Liger and Tiger Mask

Tetsuya Naito Teases A New Member

Tetsuya Naito released a video saying LIJ will announce a new member at King of Pro Wrestling. The new member will team with them in their match against CHAOS.

Joey Janela Injury Update

It looks like Joey Janela is going to be out longer than he originally expected. He sent out a Tweet today saying his surgeon said he’s looking at a year on the shelf at least.

Additionally, EVOLVE announced he was being stripped of the WWN Live title. They will hold a tournament on their event on October 28th, 2018 to crown a new champion.

The Elite Contract Negotiations

At the conclusion of their latest Being the Elite episode, Matt Jackson was looking at a timer which was apparently counting down to when their contracts expire. Earlier in the episode, they said they were going to be open about what goes on with their pending free agency over the next few months.

WWE

Matt Hardy Tweets From Set of “Broken Universe”

Matt Hardy tweeted out a photo from the set of the Broken Universe pilot. Sounds as though it will be released near Halloween and be titled “Broken Universe.”

Tonight’s Smackdown

Smackdown
10/2/18
Moda Center
Portland, OR

  • Paige addresses Samoa Joe’s actions
  • Becky Lynch has a surprise for Charlotte Flair
  • R-Truth and Carmella vs Andrade “Cien” Almas and Zelina Vega
  • Shelton Benjamin vs Daniel Bryan
  • New Day Reveals Recipe for pancakes

That’s all for today!