Dario Cueto, Brian Cage, Johnny Mundo and Taya Valkyrie Segment:
Taya, Mundo and Cage are in Cueto’s office. Cueto ask’s everybody if they can keep hold of their composure. Cage want’s to know what Cueto wants. He wants this year’s Trio’s Tournament to exceed last year’s. It’s hard task and that’s why the toughest warriors have been invited to be part of the tournament. Mundo assumes Cueto wants him, Taya and Cage to be one of his unique tag teams. Cage wants a match with Mundo tonight. Cueto declines Cage’s offer.
Cueto knows that Cage hates Mundo and vice versa. Cueto introduces himself to Taya, but she knows who Cueto is. Cueto says that the point is that Son of Havoc, Angelico and Ivelisse hated each other and they won the tournament last year. He knows that Cage and Mundo hate each other, but they have some the common goal and that’s Lucha Underground Gold. Cueto asks Cage and Mundo to win the tournament. Cage says that with or without Mundo and Taya he’ll win the Trios Tournament because he’s not a man, and then Cueto finishes Cage’s catchphrase. Mundo mocks Cage’s catchphrase as he leaves the office. Cuteo tells Mundo to just win the tournament.
Dragon Azteca & Black Lotus Backstage Segment:
Azteca approaches Dario Cueto’s office and Black Lotus stands in his way. Azteca asks Lotus how can she work for Cueto? Lotus says that she had no choice, if she didn’t align herself with Cueto, he would’ve killed her. Azteca asks Lotus if she knew what happen to his master. Lotus says that he was killed by monster. Lotus says that Azteca will get his revenge, but not right now because Matanza is too powerful. Azteca tells Lotus to have a close eye on Cueto. Lotus says that’s the plan.
Mil Muertes & Catrina Segment:
Catrina informs Mil that the Disciples of Death have gain entry in the Trio’s Tournament. They ask for forgiveness. Mil tells the DOD to rise, but Catrina tells them to leave. Catrina says that they will not fail and next week they will get one step closer to becoming the three time Lucha Underground Trio’s Champion and Mil Muertes will also become the Lucha Underground Champion. Just know, the Matanza is unlike any person that Mil has ever competed against. Mil flex’s in frustration
Third Match: Rey Mysterio, Dragon Azteca Jr and Prince Puma vs. Johnny Mundo, Taya Valkyrie and Brian Cage in a First Round Match in the Trio’s Tournament
Cage and Azteca starts off the match. Cage with a side headlock takeover to Azteca. Cage drops Azteca with a shoulder tackle. Azteca with a dropkick, but Cage stands still. Azteca with multiple boots to Cage. Azteca with a corkscrew armdrag to Cage. Azteca ducks multiple lariats from Cage and tags in Puma. Puma with a enziguri, but Cage stand still. Puma with a tilt-a-whirl hurricanrana. Mundo tags himself in. Mundo with a shoulder tackle to Puma. Puma with a hand spring hurricanrana to Mundo. Valkyrie distracts Puma. Mundo with the Moonlight Driver for a two count. Mundo with a parkour flip for a two count. Mundo drafs Puma to the corner and tags in Valkyrie. Valkyrie with a boot to the face of Puma for a two count. Valkyrie with a series of clubbing blows to the back of Puma. Valkyrie lands a couple of forearms. Valkyrie distracts the referee and Mundo lands a couple of forearms. Valkyrie with another running boot for a two count. Cage tags himself in. Cage with a sitout powerbomb for a two count. Cage connects with a standing moonsault for a two count. Mundo rolls a chair into the ring, but Cage kicks it out. Cage slaps Mundo in the face as he tags him. Valkyrie and Mundo double teams Puma in the corner.
Puma launches Mundo to the outside. Puma with a big boot to Cage. Puma goes for the pin, but Mundo knocks Mysterio off the ring apron. Puma with a enziguri to Cage. Puma tags in Azteca. Azteca with a basement dropkick to Valkyrie. Azteca with a hurricanrana for a two count. Mundo and Valkyrie double teams Azteca. Azteca tags in Mysterio. Mysterio with the seated senton to Mundo. Mysterio with a beautiful transition where he bodyscissors Valkyrie and lands a armdrag to Mundo at the same time. Mysterio with a drop toe hold that has Mundo crashing face first to one of the bottom turnbuckles. Mysterio with a drop toe hold that sends Valkyrie to the crotch section of Mundo. Mysterio gets Mundo and Valkyrie in position for the 619. Mundo and Valkyrie roll out of the ring. Puma and Azteca connect on separate tope’s and somersault plancha’s that knock Mundo and Valkyrie down on the outside. Cage drops Azteca with a clothesline. Mysterio with a springboard crossbody for a two count.
Mundo with a kick to the gut of Mysterio. Mysterio with a basement dropkick for a two count as Valkyrie breaks the pin attempt. Mundo and Valkyrie plants Mysterio with the Magic Killer for a two count. Puma and Azteca sends Mundo and Valkyrie to the outside. Cage drops Mysterio with a powerslam. Puma with a dropkick to the back of Cage that sends Mundo crashing crotch section first to the top rope. Azteca with a boot to the face of Valkyrie. Puma with the 630 Splash, but Mundo kicks out at the count of two. Mundo with the C4 to Puma. Valkyrie with a boot to the gut of Azteca. Valkyrie with the Northern Lights Suplex to Azteca for a two count. Cage launches Mysterio onto Valkyrie in the corner. Cage catches Puma and Azteca in mid-air and connects with a double samoan drop. Cage goes for the Weapon X, but Puma counters with a enziguri. Mundo goes for the springboard dropkick, but he hits Cage instead of Puma. Cage gets pissed and drops Mundo with a vicious clothesline. Mysterio with a moonsault off the top rope to Cage. Mysterio sends Mundo to the middle rope. Mysterio connects with the 619 to Mundo. Azteca drops Mundo with a tilt-a-whirl DDT. Mysterio with a seated senton off the ring apron onto Valkyrie on the outside. Azteca drops Cage with a over the top rope hurricanrana. Puma with the 630 Splash to Mundo to pickup the victory.
Winner: Rey Mysterio, Dragon Azteca and Prince Puma
According to The Wrestling Observer, current WWE creative plans call for Charlotte and Natalya to have singles matches for the Womens Title at WWE Payback and WWE Extreme Rules.
The decision was made to hold off on having Sasha Banks challenge Charlotte for the Womens Title until SummerSlam this year, and it’s likely Banks will get the win at this summer’s big PPV. Banks was initially penciled in to win the Womens Title at WrestleMania 32 until the decision was made to include Becky Lynch in the title match.
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WWE taped tonight’s edition of NXT from Dallas, Texas at WrestleMania 32 Axxess on April 2nd, 2016. Here are the spoilers for tonight’s WWE NXT broadcast.
– Singles Match: Carmella defeated Aliyah by submission.
– Singles Match: Asuka defeated Eva Marie. Post-match, Nia Jax had a staredown with Asuka.
According to Daily Wrestling News TNA Knockout Raquel’s has some major heat with management.
Raquel faced indie wrestler Barbie Hayden in a match for the recent “One Night Only: Knockouts Knockdown” pay-per-view that premieres on April 22nd and it was said to be really bad. Most of the match was blamed on Raquel and it will have to be heavily edited before airing. There’s now talk of keeping Raquel out of the ring until she can improve.
Raquel’s match at Knockouts Knockdown has been her one and only match in the company since she has been signed. Her angle with Bobby Lashley was quickly dropped after a few episodes.
Total Divas star and NXT female wrestler Mandy Rose has gotten engaged to her longtime boyfriend Michael Lubic
Her now fiance posted a picture on instagram of the ring he gave her:
Brie Bella did a Total Divas Q&A last night during which she says she misses wrestling now that she’s retired, but she’s looking forward to starting a family with her husband Daniel Bryan. She said the first thing she did with Bryan after she retired was share a pizza with him.
Sasha Banks & Sheamus Meet Milan Soccer Team
WWE has posted the following photos of Sheamus and Sasha Banks meeting Mauro Icardi of the Milan soccer team:
The following results are this week’s WWE Smackdown TV taping results from tonight’s WWE tapings in San Diego, California:
This week’s episode of WWE Smackdown opens with Miz TV, hosted by WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz and Maryse. Zack Ryder cuts him off and Miz acts like Ryder will get another title shot, but instead ends up telling Zack he’s booked in a match against Baron Corbin right now.
Emma defeated Paige
WWE recently filed for a trademark for “Total Bellas”, leading to speculation that the Bella Twins could be getting their own reality series.
According to filings with the United States Patent & Trademark Office, one of the trademarks for “Total Bellas” would be for
“Entertainment services, namely, an ongoing reality-based program and its participants; entertainment services, namely, an ongoing show about professional wrestlers and professional wrestling; entertainment services, namely, the production and exhibition of professional wrestling events rendered live and through broadcast media including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online service; providing wrestling and entertainment news and information via a global computer network; sports entertainment rendered live and through broadcast media including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online service; providing information in the fields of sports and entertainment via an online community portal; providing a website in the field of sports entertainment; fan club services; organizing and staging entertainment events with fan club members; providing online newsletters in the fields of sports entertainment; online journals, namely, blogs, in the fields of sports entertainment”
Other listings under the “Total Bellas” name, filed April 6, 2016, are for merchandise and media including clothing, DVDs and software, and mobile apps, among other applications.
TNA Impact Wrestling Results
Maria Kanellis Backstage Promo:
Last week was so great because Gail got what she deserved. Now Maria is going to get what the first lady of professional wrestling deserves.
Maria Kanellis, Jade and Gail Kim In-Ring Segment:
Maria enters taking credit for making Jade the new Knockouts Champion. She introduces Jade. She says she made Jade famous. Because she owes her, she wants the title. Jade says it’s not her fault Maria’s too afraid. She calls the shots. Gail Kim comes out to interrupt Maria and Jade. Kim tells Maria just because she’s the dog that barks the loudest, that just makes her a bitch. Maria tells her all the Knockouts are sheep. She starts to sing until Marti cuts her off. Rebel and Marti tells them it’s still their house. The Beautiful People comes out. Velvet says that the Beautiful People are the OG’s of the Knockouts Division, so Maria has no say over the Beautiful People.
Madison says that she’s the queen bee of the knockouts division because she’s a effective leader. Maria says she is the leader they need, Billy Corgan makes his way out and Maria kisses his ass. She asks for his support and Corgan says he and Dixie are proud of the division, but they have made it clear. In ring action decides who runs things. Tonight Madison will challenge Jade. Next week all the Knockouts will fight for leadership. Jade goes for Maria who escapes, and all of them start fighting.
Jade (c) vs. Madison Rayne for the TNA Knockouts Championship
Rayne schoolgirls Jade for a two count. Rayne ducks a clothesline. Rayne with a inside cradle for a one count. Rayne goes for a crucifix, but Jade counters with the Samoan Drop. Jade with a boot to the face of Rayne. Jade drives her knee to the back of Rayne. Rayne with a double axe handle to Jade. Jade chops Rayne in the chest. Rayne with a sunset flip for a two count. Jade with a running boot. Jade steps on Rayne’s ribs. Jade applies a front face lock.
Jade with a right hand to Rayne for a two count. Jade kicks Rayne in the back. Jade connects with the gut wrench suplex for a two count. Jade goes for the STO, but Rayne holds onto the ropes. Rayne drops Jade with the enziguri. Jade and Rayne exchange back and forth forearms. Rayne drops Jade with the discus forearm. Rayne with the Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Rayne connects with a baseball slide clotheslines. Jade with a running dropkick to Rayne. Jade connects with the STO to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still TNA Knockouts Champion Jade