By Jason Powell
-TNA Impact Wrestling features Eddie Edwards vs. EC3 for the TNA Championship. Impact airs 7CT/8ET time slot on Pop TV. John Moore’s review of the show will be available on Friday morning.
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-We are looking for correspondents for the following NXT live 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 email@example.com
–NXT is in Melbourne, Australia at Margaret Court Arena tonight with the following advertised matches: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Samoa Joe in a cage match for the NXT Championship, Asuka vs. Peyton Royce for the NXT Women’s Championship, Bobby Roode and Elias Samson vs. Buddy Murphy and Tye Dillinger.
-NXT is in St. Petersburg, Florida at the St. Petersburg Armory on Friday. WWE stopped advertising talent on their live events page for their NXT live events in Florida. It won’t feature the A-crew given the tour of Australia that is in taking place.
-NXT is in Winter Haven, Florida at the Winter Haven Armory on Friday with the local crew.
-NXT is in Newcastle, Australia at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre on Saturday with the touring crew.
-NXT is in Venice, Florida at the Winter Haven Armory on Friday with the local crew.
-NXT is in Gold Coast, Australia at Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Center on Sunday with the touring crew.
Birthdays and Notables
-Slick (a/k/a Ken Johnson) is 59.
-Toshiaki Kawada is 53.
-Chigusa Nagayo turns 52.
-Wrestler turned actor Tyler Mane (a/k/a Daryl Karolat) is 50. He played Michael Myers in both of Rob Zombie’s Halloween remakes, and Sabretooth in one of the X-Men movies.
-Michael Cole (a/k/a Michael Sean Coulthard) is 48.
-Jimmy Rave (a/k/a James Guffey) is 34.
-Enzo Amore (a/k/a Eric Arndt) is 30 today.
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