Various: NXT UK TakeOver Theme Songs, Hidden Gems, Teddy Hart, Indies

NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool Official Theme Songs Revealed

Triple H announced two official theme songs for NXT UK’s first ever TakeOver event on January 12th, NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool. They were revealed to be “Doomsday” by The Architects and “Fight Fire with Fire” by The Prodigy.

WWE Network Hidden Gems Addition

Thursday’s addition to WWE Network’s Hidden Gems series is New Year’s Eve themed, featuring one classic event.

This gem is the near-complete December 31st New Year’s Eve 1985 event from Mid-South Wrestling featuring a Dog Collar match of Butch Reed vs. Buzz Sawyer.

Full card of MSW New Year’s Eve 1985:

  • Brett Sawyer vs. Joe Malcolm
  • Masked Superstar vs. Steve Doll
  • Rob Rechsteiner vs. Terry Taylor
  • Eddie Gilbert & The Nightmare vs. The Bruise Brothers (Mad Dog Boyd & Pork Chop Cash)
  • Jake Roberts vs. Sir Oliver Humperdink
  • Dick Slater vs. Jim Duggan
  • Dog Collar match – Butch Reed vs. Buzz Sawyer
  • Dick Murdoch vs. Ted DiBiase

Official synopsis:

12/31/1985 – Mid-South New Year’s Eve 1985

Mad Dog Buzz Sawyer and Butch Reed go to war in a Dog Collar Match in this New Year’s Eve extravaganza from Mid-South Wrestling.

Teddy Hart Re-Signs With MLW

Major League Wrestling announced that they recently signed Teddy Hart to a new contract with the company for the “foreseeable future.”

“I love a good comeback story,” said MLW CEO Court Bauer. “Teddy has lived up to his end and has brought it in every match. He’s hands down one of the most talented wrestlers of his generation and his commitment to MLW has been exceptional so we’re committing to him.”

Misc. Wrestling News & Notes

TNT Extreme Wrestling announced that the card of their February 21st Merseyside Massacre event in Liverpool, England features a Four-Way match of PAC vs. Ilja Dragunov vs. Mark Haskins vs. David Starr for the vacant TNT World Championship.

Fight Club: PRO announced a new match for the card of their January 7th Project Tokyo event in Tokyo, Japan:
– Akira Tozawa & Meiko Satomura vs. CCK (Chris Brookes & Kid Lykos).