ROH’s War of the Worlds tour starts tonight in Buffalo, we have a video up on Bray Wyatt theories and more. This is your Spoiler Free Wrestling news update for May 8th, 2019.
Changes to the Battle Royal Announced
AEW announced several changes to the battle royal format for Double or Nothing. They also announced that the winner will get a shot at the AEW Champion once one is crowned. This was all detailed in the latest episode of “the Road to Double or Nothing”
Double or Nothing to Air on ITV
The promotion also broke the news that their PPV will air on ITV in the UK:
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) May 8, 2019
Here is the non-spoiler lineup for tonight’s episode of NXT:
WWE NXT #351
5/8/19 (taped 4/10/19)
Full Sail University
Winter Park, Florida
- Raul Mendoza vs. Riddick Moss
- Bianca Belair vs. Mia Yim
- Adam Cole vs. Matt Riddle
Unaired Buddy Murphy Segment
Buddy Murphy was on Smackdown last night but the segment did not air. The following segment took place during a commercial break:
Sasha Banks Not On European Tour
The Sasha Banks drama continues. PW Insider reported today that although Banks was scheduled for the upcoming European tour, she is not there and not expected to be.
Lana Looking to get in MITB match?
Lana sent this out on Twitter today:
— Lana Day (@LanaWWE) May 8, 2019
Matt Morgan Named Mayor Of Longwood
Former WWE Superstar Matt Morgan has been elected Mayor of Longwood. You can read about it here.
Kane Breaks Out Chokeslam at Political Event
Kane broke out a chokeslam at a recent political event:
Dean Ambrose Joins Cagefighter Cast
Deadline Hollywood is reporting that Dean Ambrose/Jon Moxley will be taking part in the new Cagefighter MMA movie:
— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) May 8, 2019
Finally, Ring of Honor’s War of the Worlds tour kicks off tonight in Buffalo. Below is the lineup for the 4-show tour:
ROH/NJPW War of the Worlds: Buffalo
May 8th, 2019
- ROH World Tag Team Championships
Guerillas of Destiny (c) vs Jay Lethal & Jonathan Gresham
- ROH World 6-Man Tag Team Championships
Villain Enterprises (c) vs Jeff Cobb, Yuji Nagata, and Satoshi Kojima
- Bandido vs Flip Gordon
- Rush vs Silas Young
- Tracy Williams & Mark Haskins vs EVIL & Sanada
- Shane Taylor vs Hikuleo
- PJ Black vs Alex Coughlin
- TK O’Ryan and Vinnie Marseglia vs Clark Connors and Karl Fredricks
ROH/NJPW War of the Worlds: Toronto
May 9th, 2019
Ted Reeve Arena
Toronto, ON, Canada
- ROH World Championship
Matt Taven (c) vs PCO
- Briscoes vs. Mark Haskins & Tracy Williams.
- Yuji Nagata vs. Silas Young.
- Jay Lethal vs. Satoshi Kojima.
- Brody King vs. Hirooki Goto vs. Shane Taylor.
- PJ Black vs Rush
- Alex Coughlin & Karl Fredericks & Clark Conners vs. Guerrillas of Destiny and Hikuleo.
- Vinny Marseglia and TK O’Ryan vs. EVIL and SANADA.
ROH/NJPW War of the Worlds: Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, MI
May 11th, 2019
- Jeff Cobb & Jay Lethal & Yuji Nagata & Hirooki Goto & Satoshi Kojima vs. Bully Ray & Shane Taylor & The Briscoes & Silas Young
- The Kingdom vs. The Guerrillas of Destiny & Hikuleo
- Rush vs. Tracy Williams vs. Eli Isom vs. PJ Black
- PCO vs. Mark Haskins
- WOH Championship
Kelly Klein (c) vs. Stacy Shadows
- EVIL & SANADA vs. The Bouncers
- Cheeseburger vs. Clark Connors
- Coast 2 Coast vs. Alex Coughlin & Karl Fredericks
ROH/NJPW War of the Worlds: Chicago
May 12th, 2019
- Jeff Cobb vs. Rush vs. Jay Lethal vs. PCO
- ROH & IWGP Tag Team Championships
The Guerrillas of Destiny (c) vs. The Briscoes
- EVIL & SANADA vs. Satoshi Kojima & Yuji Nagata
- Hirooki Goto vs Hikuleo
- Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs EVIL & SANADA