Various: Jeff Cobb Suffers Knee Injury, Saturday’s NJPW Strong Card, Indies

Jeff Cobb Suffers Knee Injury

Dave Meltzer reported in a recent episode of the Wrestling Observer Radio that Jeff Cobb suffered a knee injury at this past Tuesday’s New Japan Pro Wrestling Kingdom 16 Night 1 event.

Meltzer reported that Cobb suffered the injury during his Six-Man tag team match with Will Ospreay & Great-O-Khan against Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, & BUSHI. Meltzer also reported that Cobb aggregated his injury early into his singles match against Naito during the following night’s Wrestle Kingdom 16 Night 2 event.

The nature nor severity of Cobb’s injury reportedly is not currently known.

Full Card for Saturday’s Episode of NJPW Strong

New Japan Pro Wrestling recently announced the full card for this Saturday’s Nemesis Night 1 themed episode of NJPW Strong, which airs on New Japan World starting at 8PM EST.

  • The DKC vs. TJP
  • Jordan Clearwater & Keita Murray vs. Hikuleo & Chris Bey
  • Gabriel Kidd vs. Eddie Kingston

Misc. Wrestling News & Notes

ITV Studios reportedly is currently working on a new documentary based on the late Eddie Guerrero, according to PWInsider. Mike Johnson reported that this new 60-minute documentary will be part of ITV’s Autopsy: The Last Hours Of series and will focus on the final years of Guerrero’s life. Johnson also reported that this new documentary is currently planned to be released later this year.

During a recent interview with the Busted Open Radio podcast, Nick Aldis revealed that he recently signed a new contract extension with the National Wrestling Alliance. While Aldis did not reveal the length of his new contract, Inside The Ropes reported that it is one year in length.

The NWA recently announced that they will be launching a new subscription service on FITE TV called “NWA All Access”. This new subscription was announced to cost $49.99 annually will include all of their pay-per-view events, premiere airings of new weekly NWA Powerrr and NWA USA episodes, and other exclusive content. The company also announced that their NWA Powerrr and NWA USA series will also be returning to their official YouTube channel.

Pro Wrestling NOAH announced that indie wrestler Ninja Mack will be making his official debut for the company within the near future.

Game Changer Wrestling announced that LuFisto is next official inductee for the inaugural class of their Indie Wrestling Hall of Fame.

GCW also announced a new match for the card of their Most Notorious event on January 14th in Detroit, Michigan:

  • Matt Cardona vs. Rhino

Major League Wrestling recently announced a new match for the card of their Blood & Thunder event on January 21st in Dallas, Texas:

  • MLW National Openweight Championship – Calvin Tankman vs. Alex Kane (c)