Various: MLW & Dragon Gate Partnership Update, ROH News, Indies

MLW & Dragon Gate Partnership Update

As noted before, Major League Wrestling announced this past Saturday that they have recently signed a new partnership with Japanese promotion Dragon Gate.

The Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer reported that officials from both companies had been in talks regarding a potential partnership since this past fall.

Meltzer also reported that Dragon Gate is currently planning on sending four of their wrestlers to MLW for an upcoming MLW event. Ben K and Shun Skywalker are currently expected to be among the four being sent by Dragon Gate while MLW is currently planning on sending MLW World Heavyweight Champion Jacob Fatu to Dragon Gate in return.

Ring of Honor News & Notes

Ring of Honor announced a new match for the card of their Supercard of Honor XIV event on April 4th in Lakeland, Florida:
– Jeff Cobb & Dan Maff vs. KENTA & Taiji Ishimori

ROH also recently announced two new matches for the card of their Past vs. Present event on March 14th in Las Vegas, Nevada:
– Xavier vs. Jay Lethal
– Doug Williams vs. Jonathan Gresham

ROH also recently announced a new match for the card of their 18th Anniversary event on March 13th in Las Vegas, Nevada:
– ROH World Television Championship – Bandido vs. Dragon Lee (c)

Misc. Wrestling News & Notes

WrestleCon announced that Hiroshi Tanahashi will be making an appearance for the company at their WrestleCon 2020 convention on April 2md to 5th in Tampa, Florida.

Major League Wrestling announced that this year’s Battle Riot event, Battle Riot III, will be held on July 18th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This event will feature a 40-man Battle Riot match with the winner to receive a future title shot for the MLW World Heavyweight Championship.

Revolution Pro Wrestling announced a new match for the card of their High Stakes 2020 event on February 14th in London, England:
– RevPro British Heavyweight Championship – Will Ospreay vs. Zack Sabre Jr. (c)