WWE in California lineups (correspondents needed), next TNA, ROH, Evolve, and PWG dates, Stan Lane, Goldie Rogers, Ikuto Hidaka

Logo_WWE_dnBy Jason Powell

-It’s a light weekend for live events with WWE holding only two shows prior to an overseas tour that begins next week.

-We are looking for correspondents for the following WWE 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 dotnetjason@gmail.com

-WWE is in Stockton, California at Stockton Arena on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Dean Ambrose vs. AJ Styles for the WWE Championship, Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins, New Day vs. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson for the WWE Tag Team Championship, Rusev vs. Sami Zayn for the U.S. Championship, The Miz vs. Darren Young for the Intercontinental Title, Cesaro vs. Sheamus.

-WWE is in Fresno, California at Save Mart Center on Sunday with the following advertised matches: Dean Ambrose vs. AJ Styles for the WWE Championship, Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins, New Day vs. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson for the WWE Tag Team Championship, Rusev vs. Sami Zayn for the U.S. Championship, The Miz vs. Darren Young for the Intercontinental Title, Cesaro vs. Sheamus.

-TNA will tape television in Orlando, Florida at Universal Studios on August 11-14, and on August 16-17.

-Ring of Honor’s next event is the Death Before Dishonor XIV pay-per-view, which will be held on August 19 in Las Vegas, Nevada at Sam’s Town Live.

-Evolve’s next dates are August 19 in Joppa, Maryland, and August 20 in Brooklyn, New York.

-PWG’s loaded Battle of Los Angeles tournament will be held September 2-4 in Reseda, California at the American Legion.

Birthdays and Notables

-Stan Lane (a/k/a Wallace Stanfield Lane) is 62. Insert my usual opinion that the Midnight Express belongs in the Hall of Fame. Of course, Lane also teamed with Steve Keirn as the Fabulous Ones.

-Goldie Rogers (a/k/a David Sherwin) was born on August 5, 1950. He died on July 20, 20012 at age 61.

-Ikuto Hidaka is 44 today.



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