The Morning Roundup 7/6/17

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DeAngelo Williams – Pro Wrestling Sheet

Free agent running back DeAngelo Williams is one and done in the wrestling industry after his successful debut at GFW’s Slammiversary this past Sunday. Williams made the announcement on Adam Schefter’s podcast that the match was to honor his late uncle and that, “It was my debut and my retirement all at the same time.”

NJPW Expansion – With Spandex

New Japan’s owner revealed more plans for New Japan’s United States expansion in an interview with Tokyo Sports. In addition to returning for another G1 Special next year, the company would be opening a Los Angeles office by the end of the year, and that a dojo in LA is expected to open by the beginning of 2018.

Battleground – WWE

With Great Balls of Fire’s card set for this weekend, SmackDown has begun announcing more matches for their next PPV, Battleground. Joining the Punjabi Prison Match will be a tag title rematch between the New Day and the Usos, AJ Styles challenging Kevin Owens for the United States Championship, and John Cena vs Rusev in a Flag Match.

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