By Jason Powell
-WWE will release their fourth quarter financial report this morning along with the new WWE Network number. Vince McMahon and George Barrios are scheduled to co-host a conference call to discuss the numbers at 10:00 a.m. CT.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to the new Dot Net Weekly audio show with Jake Barnett. Join us on the ad-free version of the site and access and our entire audio history by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
-TNA Impact Wrestling hype is built around “The Broken Brilliance” of Broken Matt and Jeff Hardy. TNA Impact Wrestling airs on Pop TV at 7CT/8ET. Join me for live coverage tonight and John Moore’s TNA Hit List will be available on Friday afternoon.
-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 Upper Darby, Pennsylvania at Tower Theater tonight with the following advertised talent: Shinsuke Nakamura, Asuka, Bobby Roode, Authors of Pain, Tommaso Ciampa, Johnny Gargano, Tye Dillinger, Eric Young, and Ember Moon.
-NXT is in Asbury Park, New Jersey at Asbury Park Convention Center on Friday with the A crew.
-NXT is in Venice, Florida at Maxwell Snyder Arena on Friday. WWE no longer lists talent for their Florida spot shows.
-NXT is in Albany, New York at Albany Armory on Saturday with the A crew.
-NXT is in Gainesville, Florida at MLK Recreation Center on Saturday with the Florida crew.
Birthdays and Notables
-Alexis Smirnoff (Michel Lamarche) is 70.
-Madusa (Debbie Micelli) is 53. She entered the WWE Hall of Fame under the name of Alundra Blayze. She currently tours as a driver with Monster Jam.
-Daisuke Sekimoto is 36.
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