By Jason Powell
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-The WWE Royal Rumble event will be held on Sunday in San Antonio, Texas at the Alamodome. The event is headlined by the 30-man Royal Rumble match, plus AJ Styles vs. John Cena for the WWE Championship, and Kevin Owens vs. Roman Reigns for the WWE Universal Championship with Chris Jericho in a shark cage. Join me for live coverage beginning with the two-hour Kickoff Show at 4CT/5ET, and the actual event at 6CT/7ET.
-NXT Takeover: San Antonio takes place on Saturday night and features Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Bobby Roode for the NXT Championship. Join me for live coverage as the show airs on WWE Network at 7CT/8ET.
-We are looking for correspondents for the following WWE and Evolve 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 email@example.com
-WWE is in Hobbs, New Mexico tonight at Lea County Event Center tonight with the following advertised matches: Kevin Owens vs. Roman Reigns for the WWE Universal Championship, and Seth Rollins vs. Rusev.
-Evolve 76 is in San Antonio, Texas at Woodlawn Lake Park Gym tonight with the following advertised top matches: Tracy Williams and Fred Yehi vs. Timothy Thatcher and Jeff Cobb for the Evolve Tag Titles, Chris Hero vs. Keith Lee, Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Ethan Page, and Matt Riddle vs. ACH. The show will be broadcast at 8CT/9ET on FloSlam.
-Evolve 77 is in San Antonio, Texas at Woodlawn Lake Park Gym on Saturday afternoon with the following advertised top matches: Timothy Thatcher vs. Jeff Cobb for the Evolve Championship, Chris Hero vs. Zack Sabre Jr. in Hero’s final Evolve match, Matt Riddle vs. Dustin in a No DQ match. The show will be broadcast at 2CT/3ET on FloSlam.
-WWE is in Abilene, Texas at Taylor County Coliseum on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Kevin Owens vs. Roman Reigns for the WWE Universal Championship, and Chris Jericho vs. Seth Rollins for the U.S. Championship.
-WWE is in San Angelo, Texas at Foster Communications Coliseum on Saturday with the following advertised talent: John Cena, AJ Styles, Dean Ambrose, Baron Corbin, Becky Lynch, Dolph Ziggler, Bray Wyatt, The Miz, Naomi, Heath Slater, Rhyno, James Ellsworth, Carmella, and Alexa Bliss.
-The next Ring of Honor shows will be February 3 in San Antonio, Texas at Austin Highway Event Center and on February 4 in Dallas, Texas at Gilley’s Dallas.
-The next Pro Wrestling Guerrilla event is February 18 in Reseda, California at the American Legion. Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Chuck Taylor for the PWG Championship is advertised.
Birthdays and Notables
-The late Ken Timbs was born on January 27, 1951. He died at age 53 on August 1, 2004 of congestive heart failure.
-Larry Winters died of a heart attack on January 27, 2015 at age 58.
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