By Jason Powell
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-GFW/Impact Wrestling features the followup to last wee’s angle with Konnan claiming that Alberto El Patron is the newest member of the LAX faction. Impact airs on Pop TV at 7CT/8ET. John Moore’s review will be available either later this evening or on Friday morning. My Impact Wrestling Hit List will be available on Friday.
-WWE is holding a Mae Young Classic women’s tournament taping today in Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University. There will be a second taping on Friday.
-We are looking for correspondents for the Mae Young Classic and the NXT live events listed below and tonight’s WWE live event. 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
-The majority of the Dot Net voters gave the WWE Great Balls of Fire show a B grade. 51 percent gave the show a B, 21 percent gave the show an A. Only 15 percent gave the show a less than average grade.
-Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman edged out the Best Match poll vote by just four votes ahead of the Sheamus and Cesaro vs. The Hardy Boyz Iron Man match. The Brock Lesnar vs. Samoa Joe main event came in a distant third.
-Monday’s WWE Raw and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live both received a majority vote B grade from the voters.
-NXT is in Vancouver, British Columbia at PNE Agrodome tonight.
-NXT is in Seattle, Washington at The Paramount Theatre on Friday with the traveling crew.
-NXT is in Portland, Oregon at the Theater of the Clouds on Saturday with the traveling crew.
-NXT is in Gainesville, Florida at MLK Recreation Center on Saturday with the local crew.
Birthdays and Notables
-Claude Giroux, who worked as Tiger Jackson, Macho Midget, Little Hulkster, and Dink the Clown, is 61.
-Sean “X-Pac” Waltman is 45.
-Necro Butcher (Dylan Summers) is 44.
-Grizzly Redwood (Mitch Franklin) is 44.
-Jake Crist (John Crist) of the Irish Airborne tag team is 33.