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WWE Network Special Show Announced

The July 4th Sumo Hall show from Tokyo, Japan will air on the WWE Network at 7pm EST. Here is the current card for that show and it should be noted that there is no word on whether or not the whole show will be aired:

Lucha Dragons vs. Los Matadores
Nikki Bella vs. Paige vs. Naomi for the Divas title
New Day vs. Tyson Kidd & Cesaro for tag titles (this may have to be changed due to Tyson Kidd's injury)
Chris Jericho vs. Neville
Kevin Owens vs. Finn Balor for NXT title
Brock Lesnar vs. Kofi Kingston
John Cena & Dolph Ziggler vs. Kane & King Barrett

When Will Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman Return to WWE TV

Lesnar and Heyman have been called to return to television earlier then planned, which will be to build up to the 7/19 Battleground PPV. Lesnar is advertised for the 6/22 RAW in Indianapolis. Originally, the plan was for Lesnar to return to TV to build for a match against Seth Rollins at SummerSlam. Meltzer also noted that while Rollins vs. Lesnar at SummerSlam is still possible, a lot of creative plans have changed since that idea was in play.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Tyson Kidd Update

According to Mike Johnson of, Kidd suffered what was described as a "pretty serious" neck injury in a dark match against Samoa Joe at RAW this past Monday. Although no specific diagnosis has been announced, talk among the wrestlers is that Kidd will be out of action for several months.