Various: Matt Riddle on His Upcoming MSG Debut, Hidden Gems, Indies

Matt Riddle Comments on His Upcoming Wrestling Debut in Madison Square Garden

Matt Riddle reflected on Twitter about his upcoming wrestling debut for WWE in Madison Square Garden later this month.

WWE Network Hidden Gems Addition; ECW Themed Classic

Sunday’s addition to the WWE Network’s Hidden Gems series will be ECW themed, featuring one classic match.

This gem is from a December 23, 2000 Holiday Hell 2000 event from ECW featuring an ECW World Heavyweight Championship Three-Way match of Justin Credible vs. The Sandman vs. Steve Corino (c). This event is notable in wrestling history for being the final event held by ECW at the ECW Arena, now known as the 2300 Arena.

ECW 12/23/2000 – An Extreme Christmas Gift

The Sandman takes on Steve Corino and Justin Credible in an extreme three-way dance from the last ECW event ever held at the ECW arena.

Misc. Wrestling News & Notes

NJPW announced that Michael Elgin has been pulled from next month’s Wrestle Kingdom 13 event in Tokyo, Japan due to him suffering a recent knee injury. Yuji Nagata was announced to be Elgin’s replacement for the pre-show Gauntlet match to determine the number one contender for the NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Championship.

ROH announced that Bandido will be making his official debut for the company at their January 12th ROH TV tapings in Atalanta, Georgia and at their January 13th Honor Reigns Supreme 2019 event in Concord, North Carolina.

Capitol Wrestling is rumored to have recently contacted POP TV regarding a possible television deal with the network to replace the departing Impact Wrestling, according to It was also reported the company is also currently in talks with Fight Network UK regarding a possible television deal in the United Kingdom.