By Jason Powell
-WWE is in Zurich, Switzerland at Hallenstadion today with the Raw crew.
-WWE is in Birmingham, England at Genting Arena today with the Smackdown crew. The Smackdown tour has been headlined by Randy Orton vs. AJ Styles vs. Jinder Mahal in a Triple Threat for the WWE Championship.
-We are looking for correspondents for the WWE live events on the overseas tour. If you are going to an upcoming show and want to help by sending in a report (or even basic results), contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
-NXT TV features Hideo Itami vs. Roderick Strong for an NXT Title shot at the NXT Takeover: Chicago event. The show streams on WWE Network at 7:00 p.m. CT. John Moore will be by tonight or tomorrow morning with his review of the show.
-Ring of Honor TV on Comet TV is headlined by Cody Rhodes and Adam Cole vs. Christopher Daniels and Dalton Castle. My full review will be available later today, and Haydn Gleed will be on Thursday morning with his members’ exclusive audio review.
-Lucha Underground will not be airing first-run material until May 31. However, El Rey Network will be airing “greatest hits” episodes on Wednesdays at 7CT/8ET. Tonight’s shows are “The Bulls of Boyle Heights” from December 7, 2016, and “En La Sombras” from December 14, 2016. You can find full reviews of the Lucha Underground television shows in our TV Reviews section, and members have access to audio reviews of the Lucha Underground television shows.
-Jim Ross’s “Ross Report” podcast guest is author Pat Laprade, who wrote “Sisterhood of the Squared Circle”.
-Steve Austin’s latest family friendly edition features Shane McMahon. The Unleashed show has Court Bauer discussing WWE Payback.
-Chris Jericho’s “Talk Is Jericho” podcast has Dave Bautista. The previous show had actor Kiefer Sutherland.
-You can find the Ross, Jericho, and Austin podcasts at Podcastone.com.
-Colt Cabana’s latest podcast has Alex Pourteau as his guest. Listen to the podcast at Soundcloud.com/coltcabana.
-The latest “Something to Wrestle With Bruce Prichard” podcast focusses on WWE Judgment Day 2002. Listen to the show at MLWRadio.com.
Birthdays and Notables
-Tito Santana (Merced Solis) is 64.
-William Regal (Darren Matthews) is 49.
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