Roman Wins An ESPY, Injury Updates & More (Daily Update)

Roman Reigns ESPY Awards
Roman Reigns ESPY Awards

Here is your spoiler-free wrestling update for Thursday, July 11th, 2019.

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Wrestling Updates:

Kota Ibushi Ankle Injury

Kota Ibushi recently Tweeted out several gnarly photos of his banged-up ankle. He sustained the injuries during his match with KENTA on the opening night of the G1 in Dallas. There are no plans for him to miss any action on the tour, however.

Roman Reigns Wins ESPY Award

Reigns won the ESPY for “WWE Moment of the Year” at the ESPYs last night. Other nominated WWE moments including Becky Lynch at WM35, Kofi Kingston at WM35, or Ronda Rousey winning the title at SummerSlam. It is the first time such an award has been given out.

Jon Moxley To Be Interviewed By Jim Ross at Starrcast

Jim Ross will interview Jon Moxley at Starrcast the week of All Out. The news was broken today in the following SI.com article.

“As a wrestling fan, I couldn’t imagine a cooler experience than Starrcast,” Moxley told Sports Illustrated. “And whether it’s in the ring, on the mic, or in-person, the Jon Moxley experience is an authentic one. I’m living it 24-7, so that’s what you’re always going to get.“

PreShow Match Added To Fight For the Fallen

On “The Road to Fight for the Fallen” a preshow match between Peter Avalon and Sonny Kiss was added. The updated lineup for the show is below:

Fight for the Fallen
July 13th, 2019
Daily’s Place
Jacksonville, Florida

Main Card:

  • Cody & Dustin Rhodes vs Matt & Nick Jackson (the Young Bucks)
  • Kenny Omega vs CIMA
  • Brandi Rhodes vs Allie
  • Adam Page vs Kip Sabian
  • Frankie Kazarian and Scorpio Sky (SCU) vs. Pentagon and Rey Fenix (the Lucha Bros)

** Chris Jericho will also have a live mic for a segment on the show.

The Buy In:

  • MJF, Shawn Spears and Sammy Guevara vs. Joey Janela, Darby Allin and Jimmy Havoc
  • Sonny Kiss vs. Peter Avalon

Chris Jericho Says He Still Wants His “Thank You” From AEW

Chris Jericho released the following video, saying he still wants his “thank you” from AEW:

“I’m Chris Jericho. I built this place, I put it on the map, I got a TV deal with the TNT network, do you think that would have ever happened without me on the AEW roster?” Jericho said. “Yes, I still want my thank you and guess what? If I don’t get it, in Jacksonville you made another mistake because you gave me a live mic.”

Also concerning Jericho. He talks Paco Alonso and the relationship the two had while Chris was with CMLL from 1993 to 1995.

Bray Wyatt Uses Binary Code To Respond To Bobby Lashley

This exchange took place on Twitter recently:

The cod translates to “I’m in your home, Bobby.”

Becky Lynch Teases Transition To MMA

ESPN caught up with Becky Lynch recently. She dared someone to tell her she can’t do MMA:

G1 Night 2 on Saturday

The G1 starts up again on Saturday. Here are the upcoming lineups:

Night 2
July 13th, 2019
Ota City General Gymnasium
Tokyo, Japan

  1. Juice Robinson vs Shingo Takagi
  2. Jon Moxley vs Taichi
  3. Tetsuya Naito vs Toru Yano
  4. Jeff Cobb vs Tomohiro Ishii
  5. Hirooki Goto vs Jay White

Night 3
July 14th, 2019
Ota City General Gymnasium
Tokyo, Japan

  1. Bad Luck Fale vs Lance Archer
  2. SANADA vs Will Ospreay
  3. Kazuchika Okada vs Zack Sabre Jr.
  4. EVIL vs Kota Ibushi
  5. Hiroshi Tanahashi vs KENTA

Night 4
July 15th, 2019
Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center
Sapporo, Japan

  1. Shingo Takagi vs Toru Yano
  2. Hirooki Goto vs Juice Robinson
  3. Jeff Cobb vs Jon Moxley
  4. Jay White vs Tomohiro Ishii
  5. Taichi vs Tetsuya Naito