-WWE is in Melbourne, Australia at Rod Laver Arena with the following advertised lineup: Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins, John Cena vs. AJ Styles, Finn Balor vs. Chris Jericho, New Day vs. Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, and Erick Rowan, Sami Zayn vs. Kevin Owens, Rusev vs. Titus O’Neil for the U.S. Championship, The Usos vs. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson, Sasha Banks and Paige vs. Charlotte and Dana Brooke, Apollo Crews vs. Sheamus.
-TNA Impact Wrestling is headlined by TNA and X Division Champion Lashley vs. King of the Mountain Champion James Storm for all three titles. Impact airs 7CT/8ET time slot on Pop TV. Join me for live coverage of Impact as the show airs on Pop TV at 7CT/8ET.
-We are looking for correspondents for the WWE overseas shows, the TNA Impact Wrestling TV 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 Tampa, Florida at the University Arena CDC Gymnasium tonight. WWE stopped advertising talent on their live events page for their NXT spot shows in Florida.
-NXT is in Venice, Florida at Venice Community Center on Friday.
-NXT is in Gainesville, Florida at the MLK Recreation Center on Friday.
-NXT is in Fort Pierce, Florida at Havert L. Fenn Center on Saturday.
Birthdays and Notables
-Hulk Hogan (a/k/a Terry Bollea) is 63 today.
-Rolland “Red” Bastien died on August 11, 2012 at age 81.
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