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Former WWE Champion Rumored To Return On “New Year’s Revolution” SmackDown

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Below are a couple of top WWE & AEW news stories of the day.

• The first SmackDown of 2024 on January 5th is being promoted as “New Year’s Revolution”.

WWE has announced the following matches for this show so far:

– Randy Orton vs. LA Knight vs. AJ Styles (Winner will face Roman Reigns for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship at Royal Rumble 2024)

– Kevin Owens vs. Santos Escobar in the #1 Contenders tournament final (Winner will face Logan Paul for the United States Championship at Royal Rumble 2024)

– IYO SKY (c) vs. “Michin” Mia Yim for the WWE Women’s Championship

– Pretty Deadly vs. Butch & TBA

Word going on is that former WWE Champion Sheamus will return on this episode to team up with Butch.

The Celtic Warrior was last seen on the August 18th episode of SmackDown, where he lost to Edge in a first time ever match. He has been off TV since then due to a shoulder injury.

New Video: Lita Gets Stripped By Chyna:

• According to the Wrestling Observer, Swerve Strickland vs. Keith Lee and FTR vs. House Of Black are scheduled to be added to the AEW Worlds End 2023 PPV on December 30th.

As of this writing, the following matches have been officially announced for this pay-per-view:

AEW World Championship Match: MJF (c) vs. Samoa Joe

No DQ Match For The TNT Championship: Christian Cage (c) vs. “Edge” Adam Copeland

Continental Classic Final To Determine The Inaugural Triple Crown Champion (AEW Continental Champion, ROH World Champion & NJPW STRONG Openweight Champion): Gold League Winner (Jon Moxley OR Jay White OR Swerve Strickland) vs. Blue League Winner (Bryan Danielson OR Eddie Kingston)

AEW World Tag Team Championship Match: Ricky Starks & Big Bill (c) vs. Chris Jericho & TBA

AEW Women’s World Championship Match: “Timeless” Toni Storm (c) vs. Riho

TBS Women’s Championship Match: Julia Hart (c) vs. Abadon

FTW Rules Match For The FTW Championship: Hook (c) vs. Wheeler Yuta

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