By Jason Powell
-There’s so much going on this weekend that we will be having an extremely rare (and possibly the first ever) Dot Net Daily with a list of the Saturday events.
-NXT Takeover: Dallas takes place tonight at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. The absolutely loaded event is headlined by Finn Balor vs. Samoa Joe for the NXT Championship. Zack Zimmerman will be covering the show live as it airs beginning with the 30-minute pre-show at 8:30 p.m. CT. Zack and I will get together after the show tonight for a member exclusive audio review.
-We are looking for correspondents for all of the WrestleMania weekend events in Dallas. If you are going to a WWE or non-WWE event and want to help, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
-The Evolve 58 iPPV takes place today at 4:00 p.m. CT at Eddie Deen’s Ranch in Dallas, Texas with Timothy Thatcher vs. Matt Riddle for the Evolve Championship, and Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Will Ospreay. You can order the show at WWNLive.com.
-Ring of Honor is in Dallas, Texas tonight at the Hyatt Regency Dallas Landmark Ballroom with a start time at 7:30 p.m. CT. The show headlined by The Young Bucks vs. The Motor City Machine Guns, and Jay Lethal defending the ROH Title against Top Prospect Tournament winner Lio Rush. This event will be available on video on demand.
-WWE Fan Axxess continues today in Dallas, Texas at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. The VIP session is Chris Jericho at 5:00 p.m. The Premium VIP session is Sting at 7:00 p.m. WWE is also paying tribute to Dusty Rhodes at tonight’s event. The wrestlers taking part in general admission signings are The Usos, Eva Marie, Ryback, Paul Heyman, Alicia Fox, Natalya, The Ascension, Goldust, Summer Rae, and more.
-Combat Zone Wrestling is holding an iPPV tonight at 8:00 p.m. CT at Eddie Deen’s Ranch in Dallas, Texas with Masada vs. Matt Tremont, and Sami Callihan vs. Bull James. The show is available at WWNLive.com.
-Kaiju Big Battel is holding a late night iPPV with an 11:55 p.m. start time at Eddie Deen’s Ranch in Dallas, Texas. The show is available at WWNLive.com.
Birthdays and Notables
-Randy Orton is 36. The injured WWE star is scheduled for an Axxess event this weekend.
-Jesse Sorensen is 27.
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