By Jason Powell
-We are looking for correspondents for the WWE and Ring of Honor events below, as well as the NXT events that we listed yesterday. If you are attending a show and want to help, send your report (or basic results) to email@example.com
-WWE is in Calgary, Alberta at Stampede Corral tonight with the following advertised talent: Kane, Dean Ambrose, Big Show, The Dudley Boyz, Bray Wyatt, Chris Jericho, Luke Harper, Braun Strowman, Erick Rowan, Paige, and Natalya.
-Ring of Honor is taping television in Nashville, Tennessee at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Seven-team gauntlet for a future ROH Tag Title shot, Top Prospect Tournament semifinals and finals, The Briscoes vs. Alex Shelley and ACH, Dalton Castle vs. Christopher Daniels, Adam Cole vs. Matt Sydal, Silas Young and Beer City Bruiser vs. The Boys. ROH is also touting four women’s matches, so it appears they are finally amping up the “Women of Honor” division.
-WWE is in San Jose, California at SAP Center on Saturday with the following advertised talent: Brock Lesnar, Paul Heyman, Roman Reigns, Rusev, Alberto Del Rio, The Uso Brothers, New Day, AJ Styles, Charlotte, Becky Lynch, Lana, and Ryback.
-WWE is in Penticton, British Columbia at South Okanagan Events Centre on Saturday with the following main event: Dean Ambrose vs. Bray Wyatt for the Intercontinental Championship,
-WWE is in Abbotsford, British Columbia at Abbotsford Centre on Sunday with the following advertised talent: Roman Reigns, Rusev, Alberto Del Rio, The Uso Brothers, New Day, Ryback, Lana, AJ Styles, Becky Lynch, and Charlotte.
-TNA has not dates advertised coming out of their UK tour last weekend.
-The next Evolve events will be March 19-20 in Queens and Brooklyn, New York. The promotion will also be running in Dallas during WrestleMania weekend on April 1-2 at Eddie Deen’s Ranch.
Birthdays and Notables
-Mexican wrestling legend El Santo (a/k/a Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta) died following a heart attack on February 5, 1984 at age 66.
-The late Luke Graham (a/k/a James Johnson) was born on February 5, 1940. He died on June 23, 2006 at age 66 from congestive heart failure.
-Takashi Ishikawa is 63 today.
-TNA’s Madison Rayne (a/k/a Ashley Nichole Lomberger) is 30 today. She married Josh Mathews in August. She has a child from a previous marriage.
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