• Former WWE Wrestler Is Leaving AEW Next Month
Former NXT Cruiserweight Champion Lio Rush, who worked for WWE from 2017 to 2020, joined AEW in 2021.
He made his All Elite Wrestling debut on May 30, 2021 at the Double Or Nothing pay-per-view, but officially signed my the company in September.
Before signing with AEW, he announced his retirement a few months before that, but ended up returning (similar to his other retirements).
He has now announced that his contract with Tony Khan’s promotion will expire next month and he’s taking indy bookings already.
Below is what he tweeted:
“On February 14, 2022, my contract will expire with AEW and I will become a free agent. For all booking inquiries, please email @[email protected]”
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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 22, 1983) – MSG House Show
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 22, 1983, the World Wrestling Federation held a televised house show in the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.
This event was televised on both, the MSG Network & the USA Network and featured Vince McMahon & Gorilla Monsoon on commentary.
Here are the results:
Johnny Rodz defeated Pete Sanchez
SD Jones defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Swede Hanson
The Wild Samoans defeated Tony Garea & Eddie Gilbert
Ray Stevens defeated Jules Strongbow
Bob Backlund defeated Big John Studd
Curt Hennig defeated Mac Rivera
Salvatore Bellomo defeated Charlie Fulton
Rocky Johnson defeated Mr. Fuji