By Jason Powell
-WWE Smackdown features The Highlight Reel with Chris Jericho hosting and guests Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose. Join me for live coverage as the show airs tonight on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT. Jake Barnett has the night off, but he will be by on Friday with the WWE Smackdown Hit List.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to the new Dot Net Weekly audio show with Will Pruett and I discussing all the news of the week. The members will also be hearing Zack Zimmerman’s NXT audio review and Darren Gutteridge and Haydn Gleed’s review of the ROH television show. Join us on the ad-free version of the website by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
–We are looking for correspondents for this weekend’s NXT live events. If you are going to any upcoming show and want to help us out with a report or even the basic results of a show, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
-NXT is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at The Stage AE on Friday night with the following advertised talent: Finn Balor, Samoa Joe, Bayley, Baron Corbin, and Apollo Crews.
-NXT is in Largo, Florida at Minnreg Hall on Friday with the following advertised talent: Mojo Rawley, Zack Ryder, Aiden English, Simon Gotch, Asuka, and Emma.
-NXT is in Detroit, Michigan at Royal Oak Music Center on Saturday with the following advertised talent: Finn Balor, Samoa Joe, Bayley, and Baron Corbin.
-NXT is in Venice, Florida at the Venice Community Center on Saturday with the following advertised talent: Mojo Rawley, Zack Ryder, Aiden English, Simon Gotch, Asuka, and Emma.
Birthdays and Notables
-Sheamus (a/k/a Stephen Farrelly) is 38 today.
-Shark Boy (a/k/a Dean Roll) turns 41 today.
-Seiya Sanada is 28 today.
The Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Jake Barnett co-hosting the Boom and Dot Net Weekly combo show. Jason and Jake discuss Becky Lynch announcing her pregnancy, Alberto Del Rio being accused of sexual assault, WWE's IC Title tournament, Mike Tyson appearing at AEW Double Or Nothing, Undertaker's Last Ride documentary, AEW Dynamite and NXT TV thoughts, and more...