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Dunne, Bate & Seven off of wXw show due to WWE commitments


More WWE contracted wrestlers in the UK have had a change in their schedules, with German promotion wXw the most recent to be affected by talent being pulled from appearances.

wXw announced in a press release on Monday that Pete Dunne, Tyler Bate, and Trent Seven are off of their show in London on January 28th. That's the same day that Dunne, Seven, and Mark Andrews were scheduled to appear on a live episode of the "Working a Resthold" podcast before WWE contractual obligations left them unable to participate.

From wXw's press release:

"We received information that Tyler Bate, Trent Seven and Pete Dunne are unable to compete for wXw in London on January 28th due to WWE commitments."

"We have received numerous inquiries regarding the future situation of the three wrestlers in question. We have contacted WWE about this matter and are currently waiting on their response. Once we have received further news, we are going to update you on this subject."

Bate & Seven have been replaced by the London Riots in a tag title match against A4. Jody Fleisch will now face Travis Banks instead of Dunne.

In what could be related to the wrestlers being pulled from their appearances this weekend, Dave Meltzer reported that some of the UK tournament competitors are being flown by WWE to San Antonio for Royal Rumble weekend.

PROGRESS Wrestling has yet to announce if their show on January 29th will be affected by the changes. Dunne has been set to defend the PROGRESS Championship against Jimmy Havoc in the main event, while Bate & Seven are the promotion's tag team champions.