Day: April 22, 2022

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WWE SMACKDOWN RESULTS & NOTES APR 22 2022

Welcome to Wrestle Purists’ coverage of Smackdown on April 22nd 2022. Championship Match Contract Signing Between Charlotte Flair and Ronda Rousey Adam Pierce opens the show, introducing us to Flair and Rousey. Drew Gulak comes out with the contract, where Pierce mentions he’s “interning” to be Pierces assistant. He wants to show a PowerPoint, but …

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Tony Khan & Takami Ohbari Discuss Their Joint “Forbidden Door” Pay-Per View

AEW & NJPW fans rejoiced this past Wednesday as AEW President Tony Khan introduced NJPW President Takami Ohbari to the Dynamite crowd, before Adam Cole revealed the first ever joint pay-per view event between the two promotions, “Forbidden Door”, set for June 26th in Chicago, Illinois’ United Center. Since the formation of AEW in January …

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AEW x NJPW’s Forbidden Door and the Topic of Stardom Moving Forward

With Wednesday’s exciting announcement of the AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door show, wrestling fans have been understandably abuzz, thinking about the endless possibilities that could come with it. Kazuchika Okada against someone from AEW. Bryan Danielson getting to have one of the many dream matches that wrestling fans have for him. There are so many different …

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Samoa Joe Comments On Possibly Joining The Blackpool Combat Club

It was a weird end to Samoa Joe’s run in WWE. He was dealing with some injury issues forcing him out of action from February 2020, even taking a seat behind the commentary desk on Monday Night Raw and WrestleMania. Shortly after WrestleMania, he received the first of his WWE releases. He surprisingly returned to …

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Bushiroad Ordered A Change To Stardom’s Cinderella Tournament Semi Final Lineup

World Wonder Ring Stardom’s annual Cinderella Tournament has so far provided its viewers with both incredible matches and a number of shocking eliminations. The quarter finals took place on the 17th of April, with the final four now being locked in. Natsupoi, MIRAI, Hazuki, and Koguma progressed into the finals of the knockout tournament, although …

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Matches at Forbidden Door Expected To Be AEW VS NJPW

This past Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite saw the announcement of “Forbidden Door”, a joint supershow between AEW & New Japan Pro Wrestling. Tony Khan introduced NJPW President Takami Ohbari, before Adam Cole cut the pair off, announcing the monumental event himself before introducing Jay White. White noted during his promo that he “single-handedly sold out” NJPW’s …

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