By Jason Powell
-It’s a big weekend for the NXT crew as there are a total of six shows in three days that started with last night’s split crew shows. As noted yesterday, NXT is in Green Bay, Wisconsin and Cocoa Beach, Florida tonight, and then they have a double shot in Chicago on Saturday. We are looking for correspondents for all of those events.
-We are looking for correspondents for the WWE, NXT, and ROH events this weekend. If you are attending a show and want to help, send your report (or basic results) to firstname.lastname@example.org
-Ring of Honor is in Indianapolis, Indiana at Indiana State Fairgrounds tonight with The Briscoes and War Machine vs. The Young Bucks, Rhett Titus, and Kenny King in an eight-man tag match main event.
-WWE is in New Delhi, India tonight and Saturday at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium with the following advertised talent: Roman Reigns, Big Show, Kane, Bray Wyatt, Dolph Ziggler, Ryback, Rusev, New Day, The Uso Brothers, The Prime Time Players, Tyler Breeze, Charlotte, and Summer Rae.
-WWE is in Charleston, West Virginia at the Charleston Civic Center on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Dean Ambrose vs. Kevin Owens for the Intercontinental Championship, and Alberto Del Rio vs. Kalisto for the U.S. Championship.
-Ring of Honor is in Collinsville, Illinois at The Gateway Center on Saturday with ACH and Alex Shelley vs. The Young Bucks listed as the top match.
-WWE is in Canton, Ohio at the Canton Civic Center on Sunday with the following advertised talent: Dean Ambrose, Sheamus, Kevin Owens, Alberto Del Rio, The Dudley Boyz, Tommy Dreamer, Kalisto, Luke Harper, Erick Rowan, and Braun Strowman.
Birthdays and Notables
-Longtime wrestler and legendary promoter Eddie Graham (a/k/a Eddie Gossett) was born on January 15, 1930. He took his own life on January 21, 1985.
-Former WWE wrestler Barry “Bull” Buchanan is 48.
-Shane McMahon is 46.
-Former WWE Diva Barbie Blank, who wrestled as Kelly Kelly, is 29 today.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Ricky Starks on his NWA run, doing enhancement work for WWE, leaving NOLA due to Hurricane Katrina, the January 24 NWA Hard Times PPV on FITE.TV, his relationship with Nick Aldis, and much more...