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Former NXT Star Nick Miller Headed To NJPW, Full New Japan Cup Participants Announced

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Former NXT Star Headed To New Japan Pro Wrestling

Back in December, NXT star Nick Miller was granted his release from WWE in order to spend more time with his family in Australia.

The former member of The Mighty/TM-61 is now set to make his return to Japan, and will be competing in the up-coming New Japan Cup.

He has now gone back to wrestling under his real name Mikey Nicholls, and has been announced as a member of the CHAOS faction in New Japan Pro Wrestling.

Nichols will make his return to New Japan Pro Wrestling on March 9, in a first round match in the New Japan Cup against HIKULEO.

Nichols is known for his work in Japan with Pro Wrestling Noah, where he is a two-time GHC Tag Team Champion. He also competed for New Japan Pro Wrestling at Wrestle Kingdom 9 alongside Naomichi Marufuji , Shane Haste and Toru Yano.

Rocky Romero took to Twitter to welcome Nicholls to the CHAOS faction.

The following first round matches were announced for the New Japan Cup beginning March 8 in Tokyo.

March 8

  • Tomohiro Ishii vs. Yugi Nagata
  • Tomoaki Honma vs. Taichi
  • Juice Robinson vs. Chase Owens
  • Manabu Nakanishi vs. YOSHI-HASHI

 March 9

  • Mikey Nicholls vs. HIKULEO
  • Toa Henrae vs. Lance Archer
  • Bad Luck Fale vs. Will Ospreay
  • Michael Elgin vs. Kazuchika Okada

 March 10

  • Tenzan vs. David Finlay
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Shota Umino
  • Zack Sabre Jr. vs. EVIL
  • Kota Ibushi vs. Tetsuya Naito

March 11 

  •  Davey Boy Smith Jr. vs. Toru Yano
  • Satoshi Kojima vs. Minoru Suzuki
  • SANADA vs. Hirooki Goto
  • Togi Makabe vs. Colt Cabana

All events will stream live on New Japan World.

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WWE Files Trademark For Possible New Characters

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WWE filed three new trademarks on July 15, 2019.

As first reported by PWInsider, WWE filed trademarks for “Smackville”, “The O.C”, and “Shorty G”.

The only confirmed usage is the Smackville name, which is an up-coming WWE Network special on July 27, 2019.

Although not confirmed, several are speculating The O.C could stand for “Original Club”, in reference to Luke Gallows, Karl Anderson, and AJ Styles.

Below are the trademark filings from the United States Trademark Office.

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Former Shane Strickland To Make 205 Live Debut This Tuesday

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Isiah “Swerve” Scott, fka Shane Strickland is set to make his 205 Live debut this Tuesday against Drew Gulak.

Scott signed with WWE earlier this year following a battle with Lucha Underground to be released from his contract. He had a successful run with MLW, as well as the independent scene.

Since debuting with NXT, he underwent a name change from Shane Strickland to Isiah “Swerve” Scott.

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MJF Signs Multi-Year Deal With All Elite Wrestling

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MJF has extended his current contract with All Elite Wrestling, converting it into a multi-year deal.

The company posted a video today on social media which shows MJF signing the new deal. MJF was initially signed to a short-team deal with the company in January.

MJF also has a contract with Major League Wrestling, where he debuted in 2017. His MLW contract allows him to work outside the company.

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