Money in the Bank and Takeover announced for Chicago’s Allstate Arena, MMC and 205 Live updates, indy dates for X-Pac, Dreamer, Joey Ryan, Flip Gordon

By Wade Keller , PWTorch editor

-“X-Pac” Sean Waltman, Flip Gordon, Joey Ryan, Matt Riddle, Brian Cage, Tommy Dreamer, Matt Cross, Matt Sydal, and Tom Lawlor are advertised for DEFY Wrestling’s “Spring Tour” events coming up in the next six weeks in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Apr. 13 in Seattle Wash.: Shane Strickland, Tommy Dreamer, Matt Cross, Tom Lawlor, Brody King.
  • Apr. 28 in Tacoma Wash.: X-Pac, Moose, Rey Horus.
  • May 4 in Missoula, Mont.: Montana native Flip Gordon, Matthew Riddle, Brian Cage.
  • May 5 in Spokane, Wash.: Matthew Riddle, Brian Cage, Flip Gordon.
  • May 26 in Portland, Ore.: Matt Sydal, Shane Strickland, Matthew Riddle, Joey Ryan and more

-Tonight is week eight of the Mixed Match Challenge airing on Facebook Live. It features Braun Strowman & Alexa Bliss vs. Jimmy Uso & Naomi. The winner faces Miz & Asuka in the semi-finals.

-Tonight on 205 Live, WWE is advertising two matches for the ongoing Cruiserweight Championship tournament: Mustafa Ali vs. Buddy Murphy and Drew Gulak vs. Mark Andrews. PWInsider reports that WWE is working on creating Cruiserweight Tag Team Title belts, a sign of WWE’s commitment to the 205 Live show and Cruiserweight Division despite the division not getting any time on Raw in recent weeks.

-This summer’s dual-branded (all WWE PPVs will be dual-branded in 2018 after Fastlane) Money in the Bank PPV takes place June 17 in Chicago, Ill. at Allstate Arena. The night before, NXT will hold a Takeover special also at Allstate Arena, making that a weekend destination for pro wrestling fans looking for a double-shot of big events in the same city and same venue.

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