By Jason Powell
-The Ring of Honor “Final Battle” pay-per-view takes place tonight in New York, New York at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The show features Christopher Daniels vs. Jay Lethal vs. Cody Rhodes in a three-way for the ROH Championship, Marty Scurll vs. Matt Sydal for the ROH TV Title, The Young Bucks vs. Tetsuya Naito and Bushi for the ROH Tag Titles, and Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Adam Cole. Join me for live coverage as the event airs on iPPV at 8CT/9ET. Dot Net Members will hear my exclusive audio review after the event.
-We are looking for correspondents for the following WWE and ROH 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
-WWE is in Liege, Belgium at Country Hall De Liege tonight with the Raw tour. The advertised matches for recent shows have included Seth Rollins vs. Samoa Joe, Finn Balor vs. Bray Wyatt, Dean Ambrose vs. The Miz for the Intercontinental Title, The Hardy Boyz vs. Enzo Amore and Big Cass vs. Sheamus and Cesaro vs. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson in a four-way for the Raw Tag Titles, Alexa Bliss vs. Baley vs. Mickie James vs. Sasha Banks vs. Nia Jax vs. Emma for the Raw Women’s Championship, and Jordan Devlin vs. Tucker.
-WWE is Newcastle, England at Newcastle Metro Radio Arena tonight with the Smackdown tour, which has been headlined by Randy Orton vs. Jinder Mahal vs. AJ Styles for the WWE Championship.
-WWE is in Stockholm, Sweden at Hovet on Saturday with the Smackdown crew.
-WWE is in Rotterdam, Netherlands at Ahoy on Saturday with the Raw tour.
-Ring of Honor is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 2300 Arena on Sunday with the final show of the War of the Worlds tour featuring the following top matches: Marty Scurll vs. Kushida for the ROH TV Title, Cody Rhodes vs. Frankie Kazarian, Bully Ray, The Briscoes, and Dalton Castle vs. Naito, Evil, Sanada, and Bushi.
-WWE is in Copenhagen, Denmark at Royal Arena on Sunday with the Smackdown tour.
-The next Impact Wrestling tapings will be held on May 30-31 in Mumbai, India. The company will be taping four weeks of television.
-The next Evolve events will be held on May 20 in Summit, Illinois and May 21 in Livonia, Michigan.
Birthdays and Notables
-Doug Basham is 46.
-Ricky Ortiz is 42.
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