By Jason Powell
-TNA Impact Wrestling is headlined by Broken Matt Hardy vs. Crazzy Steve, plus Allie has her victory party after winning the TNA Knockouts Championship last week. Impact airs 7CT/8ET time slot on Pop TV. I will not be able to cover Impact live for the time being. However, John Moore’s review of the show will be available later tonight or on Friday morning.
-Dot Net Members will hear the new Dot Net Weekly audio show with Jason Powell and Jake Barnett later today. Join us on the ad-free version of the website by signing up today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
-There are no NXT events this weekend, presumably due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday. The next events will be September 8 in Largo, Florida at Minnreg Hall, and September 9 in Gainesville, Florida at MLK Recreational Center.
-WWE wrestlers discussed their favorite heavy metal bands with Metal Injection’s Robert Pasbani. Brock Lesnar was in a surly mood when the interview was conducted at the WWE 2K17 event in New York last week, but he was actually nice to Rob! Check it out at Youtube.com/watch?v=rppAtqftdtQ.
Birthdays and Notables
-Sami Callihan (a/k/a Samuel Johnston) is 29 today.
-Doug Williams (a/k/a Douglas Durdle) is 44 today.
-Former WWE wrestler Deuce (a/k/a James Reiher Snuka) is 45 today.
-The late Scott “Bam Bam” Bigelow was born on September 1, 1961. He died of a drug overdose at age 45 on January 19, 2007.
-The late Ted Petty, who worked as Rocco Rock in The Public Enemy, was born on September 1, 1953. He died of a heart attack at age 49 on September 21, 2002.
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...