By Jason Powell
-WWE Extreme Rules will be held on Sunday in Newark, New Jersey at Prudential Center. The event is headlined by Roman Reigns vs. AJ Styles in an Extreme Rules match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Join me for live coverage beginning with the Kickoff Show at 6:00 p.m. CT/7:00 p.m. ET on Sunday night.
-We are looking for correspondents for the following WWE and PWG 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 Utica, New York at the Utica Memorial Auditorium tonight with the following advertised main event: Roman Reigns vs. AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens in a Triple Threat for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
-Pro Wrestling Guerrilla “Prince” is in Reseda, California on Saturday 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. Kamaitachi. PWG Champion Zack Sabre Jr. was scheduled to defend the title against Elgin, but he had to pull out of the show due to injury.
-WWE is in Albany, New York at Times Union Center on Saturday with the following advertised match: Roman Reigns vs. Sheamus for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
-WWE is in Reading, Pennsylvania at Santander Arena on Saturday with the following advertised talent: Dean Ambrose, AJ Styles, Kane, Rusev, Big Show, Braun Strowman, Erick Rowan, Kevin Owens, New Day, Alberto Del Rio, Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks, Apollo Crews, Kalisto, and Cesaro. It’s worth noting that Crews is also advertised for an NXT live event in Winter Park, Florida on the same night.
-The next Ring of Honor events are June 3 in Collinsville, Illinois, June 4 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and June 5 in Columbus, Ohio.
-TNA’s next event is the Slammiversary pay-per-view on June 12 in Orlando, Florida at Universal Studios. TNA will also be taping television at the same venue on June 13-15.
-The next Evolve dates are June 10 in Tampa, Florida, and June 11 in Orlando, Florida.
Birthdays and Notables
-Randy Savage died of a heart attack while driving on May 20, 2011. He was 58.
-Brian “Road Dogg” James is 47.
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