By Jason Powell
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-TNA Impact Wrestling features Race for the Case with four separate title shots available. Join me for live coverage of TNA Impact Wrestling as the show airs on Pop TV at 7CT/8ET.
-We are looking for correspondents for the 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
-NXT is in Orlando, Florida at Englewood Neighborhood Center tonight. WWE no longer lists talent for their Florida spot shows, but it should be strong lineups this weekend without any out of state tours taking place.
-NXT is in Jacksonville, Florida at Maxwell Snyder Armory.
-NXT is in Fort Pierce, Florida at Havert L. Fenn Center on Saturday with the same talent listed for the Indianapolis event.
Birthdays and Notables
-Pat Patterson (born Pierre Clermont) is 76 today. He continues to work part-time for WWE and is the creator of the Royal Rumble match.
-Ron “R-Truth” Killings is 45 today.
-Tyler Breeze (a/k/a Matthew Clement) is 29 today.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Ricky Starks on his NWA run, doing enhancement work for WWE, leaving NOLA due to Hurricane Katrina, the January 24 NWA Hard Times PPV on FITE.TV, his relationship with Nick Aldis, and much more...