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First Match for Impact vs. Lucha Underground Announced.

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In a release from Impact Wrestling, the first match in their Twitch special Impact vs. Lucha Underground has been revealed. The event will take place on April 6, and is slated to air on Impact Wrestling’s Twitch channel.

Per their press release:

The Stars of IMPACT Wrestling vs. the Luchadors of Lucha Underground. It is going to happen on Friday night April 6th in New Orleans at WrestleCon. Tickets are available right now HERE and you will not want to miss this incredible night of wrestling action, this night that will feature matches that until April 6th in New Orleans at WrestleCon we could only dream of seeing live.

Everyone has been clamoring since the announcement was made that it was IMPACT Wrestling vs. Lucha Underground and wondering what dream matches they would be seeing at the Sugar Mill Factory for this unprecedented night. The first match is a six man tag team match for the ages!

From IMPACT Wrestling:
Dezmond Xavier
Andrew Everett
DJZ

You are talking about Stars of the X-Division, men who defy gravity with their incredible offensive weapons. To see DJZ return on this stage will be awesome! Then you have Andrew Everett who has been called the “Sky-Walker” of IMPACT Wrestling and Dezmond Xavier who has more jaw dropping moves than we have ever witnessed all on the same team! What three athletes will Lucha Underground bring? How about this team…

Drago, a man who has competed in IMPACT Wrestling in the past, with his serpent like tongue and moves like the Dragon Twist or the Dragon’s Tail and you know Drago will bring in on this grand stage. Drago is a former AAA World Tag Team Champion.

Drago’s former tag team partner? The second participant for Lucha Underground in this thrilling 6 Man Tag Team Match… Aero Star! Aero Star has also held Championship gold in Lucha Underground, competing alongside Drago and Fenix, they captured the Lucha Underground Trios Championship. Aero Star is known for his high flying skills with moves like Deja Vu or the La Dormilona. These are two incredible competitors on the roster for Lucha Underground.

Closing out the team, the thrilling, King Cuerno! A former Gift of The Gods Champion in Lucha Underground! A former AAA Fusion Champion and the current AAA Latin American Champion. King Cuerno is no stranger to the faces of IMPACT Wrestling and will look to make an impression like only he can on April 6th in New Orleans at WrestleCon.

Again, tickets are still available, but they are going fast and this is a night you will not want to miss. As wrestling fans from all over the world prepare to make their way to New Orleans for this once in a lifetime experience, be sure to witness IMPACT Wrestling vs. Lucha Underground at The Sugar Mill Factory during WrestleCon weekend.

Thoughts: 

It’s still hard to see how this helps Lucha Underground, which exists in a universe completely separate from all other forms of professional wrestling. That little bit of disbelief suspension aside, this is one hell of a six-man tag to announce, and this should be a fun show.


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WWE News: Preview Tonight’s Monday Night RAW (5/21/18)

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After spending almost two weeks overseas for the WWE’s annual post-WrestleMania European Tour, tonight’s edition of Monday Night RAW is back in the USA at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York. Below are the main points of focus for the show which airs at 8PM EST. You can follow along with Mitchell’s Live RAW Report, as well as join the conversation and check out instant reactions from members of The Chairshot staff on Twitter (@theCHAIRSHOTcom):

  • Sami Zayn invites Bobby Lashley’s sisters to RAW
  • Is Roman Reigns finished with Jinder Mahal?
  • Two MITB spots remain for RAW’s women
  • RAW Men’s MITB participants look to build momentum
  • Who steps up next to challenge Seth Rollins for the IC Title?
  • RAW Women’s Champ Nia Jax prepares for her MITB battle with Ronda Rousey

 

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WWE Results: NXT Brand In Houston, Texas (5/20/18)

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With the weekend coming to a close yesterday, the Superstars of WWE’s third brand, NXT, were in Houston, Texas last night for a Live Event. As we’ve seen all weekend, RAW Superstars The Revival competed on the show that also featured Ricochet vs. The Velveteen Dream in the main event. Below are results:

  • Kassius Ohno & The Revival defeated The Forgotten Sons (Steve Cutler, Wesley Blake & Chad Lail)
  • EC3 defeated Fabian Aichner
  • Kairi Sane & Nikki Cross defeated Reina Gonzalez & Taynara Conti
  • NXT Tag Titles: The Undisputed Era (Strong & O’Reilly) retained over The Street Profits
  • Oney Lorcan defeated Kona Reeves, Lars Sullivan attacked Lorcan before the match then Reeves after
  • NXT Women’s Title: Shayna Baszler retained over Dakota Kai
  • Ricochet defeated The Velveteen Dream

 

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WWE News: Former Tough Enough Winner’s Health ‘Declining’

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One of the sadder stories in pro wrestling over recent years has been that of Matt Cappotelli, the former WWE Tough Enough star whose career was cut short due to brain cancer. Cappotelli won season three of Tough Enough (along with John Hennigan, the future John Morrison) and was also involved in a controversial episode in which one of the trainers, Hardcore Holly, legitimately left him bleeding.

Matt was then sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling to continue his training and became regarded as one of WWE’s top prospects, however in February 2006 he announced that he was diagnosed with astrocytoma, a form of brain cancer. Cappotelli would have the tumor removed successfully in 2007, but his in-ring career was over. He later would become a trainer for OVW in 2013, but was hit again with a grade IV glioblastoma multiforme, the most aggressive form of brain cancer, in 2017.

Cappotelli has been undergoing treatment ever since, however a recent blog post in early May from his wife, Lindsay, has surfaced today. In the post, Lindsay reveals that Matt’s health is declining and he will not be continuing his current treatments. According to Mrs. Cappotelli, Matt is unable to communicate very well and is having trouble taking in food. Below are some quotes:

“Here’s where we’re at right now: Matt finished his radiation treatments last week. Did they help? I don’t know. He’s sleeping a lot more. Having trouble chewing and swallowing. Not eating much. Not talking much, at least not in full sentences. It’s just been a slow, steady decline for the last few months. I think it was really too late for radiation….But who knows, maybe it is delaying things.

She would continue:

“I don’t know how much longer we have left, so I’m just loving him and kissing him and encouraging him with my words(I hope) and reading the bible to him at night….making sure he knows that I’ll be okay. And I am okay…right now. I’m okay right now, because I still have his hand to hold. I’m okay right now, because I say “I love you”, and I get to hear him whisper, “I love you, too.” I’m okay right now, because I still get to fall asleep with him by my side and wake up in the morning with my arm around him. I’m okay right now, because I get to look into his beautiful eyes and see his smile and kiss his face every day. I’m okay right now, because he’s still here with me. But when he’s not…you might as well just rip out my heart right out of my chest. I try to imagine life without him…I try to prepare myself for that outcome…but I just can’t really know what it will feel like. Life without him seems unimagineable.”

You can read Mrs. Cappotelli’s full blog post at this link

EA’s Take: I don’t know how many people reading this are old enough to remember Matt, but I certainly do. He was extremely likable on Tough Enough and I remember hearing about how he had loads of potential during his OVW run. After all, he is a former OVW World Champion. Cancer sucks, there’s just no two-ways about it, especially when it happens to someone that had so much promise and so much to offer. My deepest sympathies are with the entire Cappotelli family.

 

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