By Jason Powell
-WWE Smackdown features Miz TV with Darren Young and Bob Backlund, and Sasha Banks vs. Dana Brooke in a Raw rematch. Join Jake Barnett for live coverage as the show airs tonight on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to the new Dot Net Weekly audio show on Friday with Jason Powell and a special guest host who will be revealed once we finished recording (no jinxing). Join us on the ad-free version of the site and access and our entire audio history by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
-The second WWE Cruiserweight Classic taping will be held tonight in Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University.
-TNA is holding another round of Impact Wrestling tapings at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.
-We are looking for correspondents for the Cruierweight Classic and TNA tapings, as well as the NXT events listed below. If you are going to one of these events or another upcoming show and want to help by sending in a report, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
-NXT is in Indianapolis, Indiana at Egyptian Room at Old National Centre tonight with the following advertised talent: Finn Balor, Shinsuke Nakamura, Samoa Joe, Asuka, Nia Jax, American Alpha, The Revival, Hideo Itami, Bayley, Alexa Bliss, Andrade Almas, Blake, No Way Jose.
-NXT is in Highland Heights, Kentucky at BB&T Arena on Friday with the same talent pool used at the Indianapolis event.
-NXT is in Louisville, Kentucky at Broadbent Arena on Saturday with the same talent pool used at the Indianapolis event.
-NXT is in Largo, Florida at Minnreg Hall on Saturday. There are no wrestlers listed on the WWE events page.
Birthdays and Notables
-Jeff Jarrett is 50.
-Kazushi Sakuraba is 47.
-Bubba Ray Dudley (a/k/a Mark LoMonaco) is 45.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features ProWrestling.net staffer John Moore returning for an in-depth discussion on NXT, AEW, Impact Wrestling, MLW, and the NWA, and more...