By Jason Powell
-WWE No Mercy will be held on Sunday in Sacramento, California at Golden 1 Center. The event is headlined by AJ Styles vs. John Cena vs. Dean Ambrose in a Triple Threat for the WWE Championship, plus Dolph Ziggler puts his career on the line for a shot at The Miz’s Intercontinental Title. Join me for live coverage of No Mercy beginning with the Kickoff Show at 6:00 p.m. Ct.
-We are looking for correspondents for the following WWE and TNA 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
-Today’s TNA Impact Wrestling television taping was cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew. The tapings will resume with a show on Saturday and two tapings on Sunday at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.
-WWE is in Lima, Peru at The Jockey Club tonight featuring the Raw crew.
-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Portland, Oregon at Moda Center on Saturday with the following advertised main event: AJ Styles vs. John Cena vs. Dean Ambrose in a Triple Threat for the WWE Championship.
-WWE is in Quito, Ecuador at Coliseo General Rumiñahui on Saturday with the Raw crew.
-WWE Smackdown is in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Thomas and Mack Center with the following advertised talent: John Cena, Dean Ambrose, AJ Styles, Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, Erick Rowan, The Miz, Maryse, Baron Corbin, Becky Lynch, Natalya, Apollo Crews, Kane, Rhyno, Heath Slater, The Usos, and American Alpha.
-WWE Smackdown is in Ontario, California at Citizens Bank Arena on Sunday with the following advertised matches: John Cena, Dean Ambrose, AJ Styles, Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, Erick Rowan, The Miz, Maryse, Baron Corbin, Becky Lynch, Natalya, Apollo Crews, Kane, Rhyno, Heath Slater, The Usos, and American Alpha.
-Ring of Honor’s next dates are on October 14 in Chicago Ridge, Illinois at Frontier Fieldhouse, and on October 15 in Dearborn, Michigan at Ford Community & Performance Arts Center.
-Evolve’s next date is October 16 in Ybor City, Florida at The Orpheum.
Birthdays and Notables
-Former NWA Women’s Champion Malia Hosaka is 47 today.
-WWE Smackdown tag champion Rhyno (a/k/a Terry Gerin) is 41 today.
-Former WWE wrestler Kaitlyn (a/k/a Celeste Braun) is 30 today.
-Aiden English (a/k/a Matt Rehwoldt) of The Vaudeillains tag team is 29 today.
-Chris Adams was killed on October 17, 2001 at age 46. Adams was shot to death following an argument with a friend, who was acquitted of all charges.
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