NEWS ITEMS: Two Smackdown title rematch, 205 Live title rematch, Styles ankle, Colby Corino arrest details

By Wade Keller, PWTorch editor

AJ Styles Royal Rumble
A.J. Styles (photo credit Ben Tucker © PWTorch)


-On Smackdown tonight, besides James Ellsworth challenging A.J. Styles for the WWE World Title, Heath Slater & Rhyno will get a rematch against Randy Orton & Bray Wyatt to try to regain their WWE Smackdown Tag Team Titles.

-A.J. Styles, who was favoring his ankle during his match at TLC Sunday night, was removed from last night’s Smackdown house show in Tyler, Tex. He is still scheduled to wrestle tonight, as the injury isn’t serious, but it could affect his performance.

-205 Live will feature Brian Kendrick getting his rematch against Rich Swann for the Cruiserweight Championship.

-Colby Corino’s arrest report has been released regarding his arrest over the weekend in Tennessee. Pro Wrestling Sheet reports details, noting that cops got a call in regards to an unresponsive person. When they arrived, they found Corino on the floor. A person he was with said he took opiates. A police search turned up a variety of drugs and suspicious pills including marijuana, hypodermic needles, suspected mushrooms, purple pills, glass vials, and more. He is still in jail with $40K bond and a court date for next week. Colby was scheduled to begin training at the New Japan dojo next month.

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