In deference to my goodly fellow Avocado Donalbain, Saturday’s Live Premium Event (are they stilled called that now Vince is gone?) shall henceforth be referred to as Clash in the Vicinity of a Castle; being that the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales is about half a kilometre away from the actual castle itself:
Anyways, here is the full card for the first WWE stadium event in the United Kingdom since 1992’s SummerSlam:
- Roman Reigns (c) vs. Drew McIntyre – Undisputed WWE Universal Championship
- Liv Morgan (c) vs. Shayna Baszler – SmackDown Women’s Championship
- Gunther (c) vs. Sheamus – Intercontinental Championship
- Matt Riddle vs. Seth “Freakin” Rollins
- Bianca Belair, Alexa Bliss, Asuka vs. Bayley, Dakota Kai, IYO SKY
- Edge & Rey Mysterio vs. The Judgment Day (Damian Priest & Finn Balor)
Hey, Matt Riddle got his first name back. So, is there anything on the card that tickles your fancy? Surely GUNTHER and aul’ Shamo should be able to put on a banger. Will the Scottish Diesel get the homefield victory? It’s not like Roman Reigns really needs the belts anymore; all he is doing is waiting out the months until Wrestlemania and the rumoured match with The Rock.
Following closely behind, All Out airs this Sunday, hailing from somewhere not really that close to Chicago (thanks to Martha for the clarification). On Dynamite Moxley threw down an open contract for the title match and CM Punk took pandering to the crowd to probably the most extreme height ever managed. Did this really work that well for anyone ourside the Illinois area? From the other side of the Atlantic the whole segment dragged on far too long.
On a brighter note: can you believe the match that’s being given away free on YouTube?!
The full card is as follows:
Zero Hour Pre-Show:
- AEW All-Atlantic Championship: PAC (c) vs. Kip Sabian
- FTW Championship: Hook (c) vs. Angelo Parker
- Eddie Kingston vs. Tomohiro Ishii
- AEW World Championship: Jon Moxley (c) vs. CM Punk
- AEW World Trios Championship finals: Kenny Omega & The Young Bucks vs. TBD
- AEW Interim Women’s World Championship: Toni Storm vs. Britt Baker vs. Jamie Hayter vs. Hikaru Shida
- TBS Championship: Jade Cargill (c) vs. Athena
- AEW World Tag Team Championship: Swerve In Our Glory (c) vs. The Acclaimed
- Bryan Danielson vs. Chris Jericho
- Sting, Darby Allin & Miro vs. Malakai Black, Buddy Matthews & Brody King
- Jungle Boy vs. Christian Cage
- FTR & Wardlow vs. Jay Lethal & Motor City Machine Guns
- Casino Ladder Match for a future AEW World title shot: Claudio Castagnoli vs. Wheeler Yuta vs. Penta Oscuro vs. Rey Fenix vs. Rush vs. Andrade El Idolo vs. Dante Martin vs. TBA
- Ricky Starks vs. Powerhouse Hobbs
Will you be purchasing this PPV? Who do you think should win the main event? Let’s face it, it’s Punk’s to lose, but unless he’s turning heel (a bit difficult to do considering the location), Moxley’s just too damn good with the company on his back.
Isn’t that all enough for one weekend? Sheesh!