By Jason Powell
-We are looking for correspondents for the following WWE and ROH events listed 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
-WWE is in Greenville, North Carolina at Williams Arena tonight with the following advertised talent: Roman Reigns, Sheamus, AJ Styles, The Miz, Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens, Cesaro, Dolph Ziggler, Baron Corbin, The Usos, Big Cass, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, The Dudleys, Natalya, Charlotte, Apollo Crews,
-WWE is in Raleigh, North Carolina at PNC Arena on Saturday with the following advertised match: Roman Reigns vs. Sheamus for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, AJ Styles vs. Chris Jericho, The Miz vs. Cesaro for the Intercontinental Champion, Charlotte (w/Ric Flair) vs. Natalya for the WWE Women’s Championship, Sami Zayn vs. Kevin Owens.
-Ring of Honor is in New York, New York at Terminal Five on Saturday with the final date of the “War of the Worlds” tour with New Japan Pro Wrestling talent. The event is headlined by Jay Lethal, Jay Briscoe, and Roderick Strong, vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tomohiro Ishii, and Kazuchika Okada in a six-man tag.
-WWE is in Roanoke, Virginia at Berglund Center on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Kalisto vs. Dean Ambrose vs. Rusev for the U.S. Championship.
-WWE is in Charlottesvile, Virginia at John Paul Jones Arena on Sunday with the following advertised talent: Dean Ambrose, Kane, Big Show, Erick Rowan, Rusev, Braun Strowman, Kalisto, New Day, Paige, Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks.
-WWE is in Columbia, South Carolina at Colonial Life Arena on Sunday with the following advertised matches: Roman Reigns vs. Sheamus for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, AJ Styles vs. Chris Jericho, The Miz vs. Cesaro for the Intercontinental Champion, Charlotte (w/Ric Flair) vs. Natalya for the WWE Women’s Championship, Sami Zayn vs. Kevin Owens.
-TNA does not have any advertised dates. They are expected to return to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida for television tapings in June.
-The next Evolve dates are June 10 in Tampa, Florida, and June 11 in Orlando, Florida.
-Pro Wrestling Guerrilla “Prince” is in Reseda, California on May 20 with the following advertised matches: Sami Callihan vs. Roderick Strong, Mark Andrews vs. Marty Scurll, Jeff Cobb vs. Chris Hero, Drew Galloway vs. Brian Cage, Dalton Castle vs. Adam Cole, Andrew Everett vs. Trevor Lee, and Michael Elgin vs. Zack Sabre Jr. for the PWG Title.
Birthdays and Notables
-Dennis Rodman is 55. The NBA star was a member of the NWO in WCW and he also won the Celebrity Championship Wrestling tournament.
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