PWG Announces Dates for Battle of Los Angeles 2022 Tournament
Pro Wrestling Guerilla recently announced the dates for next year’s Battle of Los Angeles tournament.
Next year’s tournament was announced to be taking place on January 29-30, 2022 although no other additional details were given for the upcoming tournament.
The 2022 Battle of Los Angeles takes place on January 29th and 30th!— PWG (@OfficialPWG) November 30, 2021
This will be the first time PWG will be holding a Battle of Los Angeles tournament since 2019 due to coronavirus pandemic-related issues.
TNT Reportedly Orders Second Season for Rhodes to the Top Series
TNT reportedly has recently ordered a second season to be produced for AEW’s Rhodes to the Top reality television series, according to the Wrestling Observer.
No other details were given in regards to date for the start of production, number of episodes to be produced, nor debut date for this upcoming new season.
Misc. Wrestling News & Notes
Atsushi Onita’s FMW-E deathmatch promotion reportedly will be going on a hiatus after their upcoming December 19th event due to winter season related issues, according to Weekly Fight. It was reported that the promotion will be on a hiatus until March of 2022 and the official reason is due to the weather in Japan will become too cold soon to properly hold their outdoor explosion matches and events. (English translation via PostWrestling.com)
AEW talent Ryan Nemeth recently released a video featuring several AEW talents openly discussing their mental health issues and treatments they have been taking for their issues.
FITE TV recently announced that they will be airing six matches from the card of Lucha Libre AAA’s upcoming Triplemania Regia II event on December 4th live on their service starting at 7:30PM EST.
The Japanese government recently announced that the country will be closing their border to all foreigners and enacting stricter travel quarantine rules in order to combat and prevent the spread of the newest variant of the coronavirus in the country. It was also announced that this new ban and rules with remain in place until the end of the year. The Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer reported that his sources stated that Kevin Kelly likely will be able to travel to Japan in time for New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Wrestle Kingdom 16 event on January 4th but Will Ospreay’s travel status and situation for his match at Night 2 on January 5th is currently not known.
NJPW recently announced a new match for the card of their NJPW Strong Nemesis event on December 9th in Los Angeles, California:
- Gabriel Kidd vs. Eddie Kingston
The National Wrestling Alliance recently announced a new match for the card of their Hard Times 2 event on December 4th in Atlanta, Georgia:
- Impact Wrestling Knockouts Championship – Kiera Hogan vs. Mickie James (c)