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Wrestling notebook: Gulak back under WWE contract

 

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Drew Gulak is back under his WWE contract.

Drew Gulak is back with WWE after agreeing to sign a new contract, according to Fightful.

It was reported on May 16 that Gulak had left WWE after his contract had expired. Gulak reportedly asked for a raise and the two sides could not agree on terms, leading to Gulak not re-signing at the time.

Gulak is expected back on Friday Night Smackdown starting this week.

Backlash match confirmed

WWE has officially confirmed a championship match for its upcoming “Backlash” pay-per-view on June 14.

Asuka will defend her RAW Women’s Championship against ia Jax.

Riddle call up expected

PWInsider.com reported early Tuesday that NXT star Matt Riddle is expected to soon be called up by WWE to its main roster.

Riddle’s call-up should happen soon, and will be specifically for Friday Night SmackDown.

Other news and notes

––– Vince McMahon waited to use wrestlers as audience members for TV tapings because he “felt it was a bad look” given social distancing measures recommended by health officials, according to WrestlingNews.co’s Paul Davis.

WrestlingNews.co also says to expect the crowd set-up from last night to be the “new normal” for Raw and SmackDown until actual fans can attend shows again.

––– Matt Jackson of “The Young Bucks” worked AEW’s Double or Nothing pay-per-view on Saturday with a broken rib, his wife Dana Massie said.

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