Various: Matt Hardy Injury Update, Full Bracket Revealed for ROH Pure Title Tournament, Indies

Matt Hardy Injury Status Update

As noted before, Matt Hardy suffered a head injury at AEW All Out this past Saturday. Hardy was sent to the hospital as a medical precaution following his match and released the following day.

In a recent Cameo video, Hardy stated that he underwent “a bunch of tests and evaluations” during his hospitalization and is very happy to be back home.

“I was just stuck in the hospital. It sucks. I’m so happy to be out and be back home.”

Hardy also confirmed on Twitter that he will be appearing during this upcoming Wednesday’s episode of AEW Dynamite.

He also thanked everyone for their outreach and support.

ROH Reveals Full Bracket for Pure Championship Tournament

Ring of Honor recently officially revealed the full bracket and first round matchups for their upcoming Pure Championship tournament, which starts on September 12th.

Full list of ROH Pure Championship tournament First Round matches:

  • Jay Lethal vs. Dalton Castle
  • David Finlay vs. Rocky Romero
  • Fred Yehi vs. Silas Young
  • Tracy Williams vs. Rust Taylor
  • Jonathan Gresham vs. Wheeler Yuta
  • Matt Sydal vs. Delirious
  • Kenny King vs. Josh Woods
  • PJ Black vs. Tony Deppen

Misc. Wrestling News & Notes

Major League Wrestling reportedly will be resuming their weekly television series on Thursday nights on the Fubo Network, according to PWInsider.

The main event for Jerry Lawler’s 50th Anniversary event on September 26th in Jacksonville, Florida reportedly will be a Thunderdome Cage match of Jerry Lawler & The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express vs. “Dangerous” Doug Gilbert, “Lvr Boy” Matt Riviera, & “Wildfire” Tommy Rich, according to PWInsider.

Josh Barnett announced on Twitter that Josh Alexander is the first official competitor for this year’s Josh Barnett’s Bloodsport event on October 11th in Indianapolis, Indiana.

New Japan Pro Wrestling announced that they will be officially revealing all the competitors for their upcoming G1 Climax tournament during their New Japan Road event on September 9th in Miyagi, Japan.