By Jason Powell
-WWE Great Balls of Fire will be held on Sunday in Dallas, Texas at American Airlines Center. The show is headlined by Brock Lesnar vs. Samoa Joe for the WWE Universal Championship, plus Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman in an ambulance match. Join me for live coverage on Sunday night beginning with the Kickoff Show at 6CT/7ET. Jake Barnett and I will team up on Sunday night for a member exclusive audio review.
-We are looking for correspondents for the following WWE and Evolve events listed below and the NXT shows 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 New York, New York at Madison Square Garden tonight with the following advertised matches: Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt, Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles for the U.S. Championship, The Miz vs. Dean Ambrose for the Intercontinental Championship, Sheamus and Cesaro vs. The Hardy Boyz for the Raw Tag Titles, Seth Rollins vs. Samoa Joe, Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Dolph Ziggler, Finn Balor vs. Karl Anderson, Bayley, Sasha Banks, and Mickie James vs. Alexa Bliss, Nia Jax, and Alicia Fox, Neville vs. Cedric Alexander for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship, and R-Truth vs. Goldust.
-Evolve 88 is in Charlotte, North Carolina at Uptown Live on Saturday with the following advertised top matches: Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Timothy Thatcher in a No Holds Barred match for the Evolve Championship, Chris Dickinson and Jaka vs. Anthony Henry and James Drake for the Evolve Tag Titles, Keith Lee vs. Ethan Page. All Evolve events are available via the FloSlam streaming service.
-WWE is in Corpus Christi, Texas at American Bank Center on Saturday with the following advertised talent: AJ Styles, Kevin Owens, Jinder Mahal, Shinsuke Nakamura, Sami Zayn, Charlotte Flair, Dolph Ziggler, Baron Corbin.
-WWE is in Waco, Texas at Extraco Events Center on Saturday with the following advertised lineup: Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt, Seth Rollins vs. Samoa Joe, The Miz vs. Dean Ambrose for the Intercontinental Championship, Sheamus and Cesaro vs. The Hardy Boyz for the Raw Tag Titles.
-WWE is in Hidalgo, Texas at State Farm Arena on Sunday with the following advertised talent: AJ Styles, Kevin Owens, Jinder Mahal, Shinsuke Nakamura, Charlotte Flair, Dolph Ziggler, Baron Corbin, The Singh Brothers.
-Evolve 89 is in Atlanta, Georgia at the Marietta Event Hall on Sunday with the following top matches: Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Fred Yehi for the Evolve Championship, Trent Baretta vs. Austin Theory, Keith Lee vs. Tracy Williams, ACH vs. Ethan Page. All Evolve events are available via the FloSlam streaming service.
-The next Impact Wrestling tapings will be held August 17-20 in Orlando. The company also has live events on August 4-6 in New York and Connecticut.
-The next Ring of Honor event is July 29 in Concord, North Carolina at the Cabarrus Arena.
Birthdays and Notables
-Richie Steamboat (Richard Blood Jr.) is 30.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell and guest Brian Pillman Jr., who discusses his training, following his father's footsteps, his own career aspirations, being part of the Hart Foundation faction, his big match at the MLW Saturday Night SuperFight pay-per-view, working with Jushin Liger, touring the WWE Performance Center, and much more...