By Jason Powell
-WWE TLC takes place on Sunday in Dallas, Texas at American Airlines Center. The show is headlined by AJ Styles vs. Dean Ambrose in a TLC match for the WWE Championship. Join me for live coverage beginning with the needlessly long WWE TLC Kickoff Show on Sunday at 6CT/7ET.
-Ring of Honor’s Final Battle pay-per-view takes place tonight in New York City at Hammerstein Ballroom. The event is headlined by Adam Cole vs. Kyle O’Reilly for the ROH Championship. Join me for live coverage tonight beginning at 8:00 p.m. CT.
-We are looking for correspondents for the following WWE and ROH events listed below. If you are attending a show and want to help, send your report (or basic results) to firstname.lastname@example.org
-WWE is in Albuquerque, New Mexico at Tingley Coliseum tonight with the following advertised matches: Universal Champion Kevin Owens vs. U.S. Champion Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins vs. Chris Jericho, New Day vs. Enzo Amore and Big Cass vs. Cesaro and Sheamus vs. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson for the Raw Tag Titles.
-WWE is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Saturday with the following advertised talent: AJ Styles, Becky Lynch, Dean Ambrose, Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, Dolph Ziggler, Nikki Bella, Rhyno, Heath Slater, Luke Harper, The Usos, and American Alpha.
-WWE is in Mexico City, Mexico at Arena Ciudad De Mexico on Saturday with the following advertised talent: Brock Lesnar, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Kevin Owens, Chris Jericho, Big Show, New Day, Sami Zayn, Cesaro, Sheamus, Enzo Amore, Big Cass, Braun Strowman, Sin Cara, Rusev, Lana, Charlotte, and Sasha Banks.
-Ring of Honor is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 2300 Arena with a television taping on Sunday. The promotion is holding a “Decade of Excellence Tournament” featuring the following first-round matches: Christopher Daniels vs. Mark Briscoe, Colt Cabana vs. Alex Shelley, Jushin Liger vs. Jay Lethal. and BJ Whitmer vs. Jay Briscoe. The winner of the tournament will receive a title shot at the 15th Anniversary event in March.
-WWE is in Monterrey, Mexico at Monterrey Arena on Sunday. The same crew as the Mexico City event will work this show minus Brock Lesnar.
-The next Evolve date is December 11 in Melrose, Massachusetts at Melrose Memorial Hall with Ricochet vs. Matt Riddle listed as the main event.
Birthdays and Notables
-Kensuke Shinzaki, who worked as Hakushi in WWE and as Jinsei Shinzaki in Japan, is 50 today.