Here's your Fight Size wrestling Update for the morning of December 16th, 2018.
- On the final day of NJPW's 'Road To Tokyo Dome' shows, Will Ospreay and Hiroshi Tanahashi teamed up to face their respective Wrestle Kingdom 13 opponents the IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega and the NEVER Openweight Champion Kota Ibushi and during the match this spot happened which garnered the attention of other in-ring performers who deemed the sequence flawless:
That camera work tho!!! Great job Production team! These are two talented human beings as well. Assuming of course, that they’re actually human and not genetically engineered super clones. https://t.co/Dq6EEqlsJk— Hurricane Helms (@ShaneHelmsCom) December 15, 2018
This is straight out of an epic battle from your favorite anime.— Santana------ (@SantanaLAX) December 15, 2018
All it’s missing are the flames and explosions ---- https://t.co/FHwn5ne720
- Scott Dawson of The Revival tweeted out that he wanted the fans in attendance at WWE's house show in Nashville to hand over those NWA Tag Title replica belts and the NWA quote tweeted Dawson and reminded him about the Crockett Cup tournament that is returning in 2019.
We are bringing back the Crockett Cup first... https://t.co/kVLrMaqaBU— NWA (@nwa) December 15, 2018
- Head over to E! News.com for a preview of the fourth season of 'Total Bellas' which premieres on January 13th.
- 'BWR Wonderland' representative Adam Mark did an interview with 'GrimsbyLive' and discussed having PAC booked for the show and NXT U.K. talent Xia Brookside booked as well but Adam added that it may be the last time they'll be able to have an NXT U.K. talent on the show because of the contract restriction reports.
- Here's what's on tap on the WWE Network this week:
MONDAY following Raw, it will be a repeat of the ” Edge and Christian Show” that will premiere after Sunday’s TLC pay-per-view which again has the following description:
“Edge and Christian look to fit in on the mean streets of Greenwich, Heath Slater’s got more kids, and class is in session with Jeff Jarrett!”
WEDNESDAY, we will get another double dose of “NXT UK”. 3 PM Eastern has the following episode description:
“The NXT UK Women’s Championship is on the line, as Rhea Ripley defends her title against Isla Dawn. Plus, Moustache Mountain and more!”
4 PM Eastern, the episode has the following description:
“While continuing to call out Pete Dunne, Joe Coffey gears up for the main-event action. Fabian Aichner interferes in a tag team match.”
At 7 PM Eastern, it will be a brand-new “205 Live” which already has the following announced:
Lio Rush returns to action
Jack Gallagher and Drew Gulak versus Akira Tozawa and Brian Kendrick in a Tag Team Street Fight
At 8 PM Eastern, it will be a brand-new “WWE NXT” which will feature the following:
Dominik Dijakovic will make his NXT debut
Marina Shafir and Jessamyn Duke versus Dakota Kai and Io Shirai
Johnny Gargano versus Aleister Black in a Steel Cage
FRIDAY at 7:30 PM Eastern, it will be a brand-new “This Week in WWE”.
- Jeff Hardy and Charlotte Flair did an interview with WWE.com to reflect on their time together as a duo in the Mixed Match Challenge tournament and Jeff attempted to "Woo".
- NXT talent Lacey Evans posted this inspirational message on Twitter.
- While Matt Hardy was in India recently, he did a great deal of promotional work for WWE and one of the interviews Hardy did with Zerxes Wadia was uploaded to WWE's YouTube Channel.