By Jason Powell
-We are looking for correspondents for the following WWE and ROH 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 email@example.com
-WWE is in Buffalo, New York at Keybank Center tonight with the following advertised talent: Roman Reigns, Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, Samoa Joe, Bray Wyatt, Finn Balor, Dean Ambrose, Alexa Bliss, and The Miz.
-Ring of Honor is taping television in Concord, North Carolina at the Cabarrus Arena on Saturday. The advertised main event is Cody, Hangman Page, and Marty Scurll vs. Bully Ray, Jay Briscoe, and Mark Briscoe, plus the Young Bucks face the Motor City Machine Guns for the ROH Tag Titles.
-WWE is in Detroit, Michigan at Joe Louis Arena for the final time on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Brock Lesnar vs. Samoa Joe for the WWE Universal Championship, John Cena vs. Rusev, Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Jinder Mahal and Dolph Ziggler, New Day vs. Breezango vs. The Usos in a Triple Threat for the Smackdown Tag Titles, Naomi, Becky Lynch, and Charlotte vs. Natalya, Tamina, and Carmella.
-WWE is in Erie, Pennsylvania at Erie Insurance Arena with the following advertised talent: Roman Reigns, Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, Dean Ambrose, The Miz, Seth Rollins, Finn Balor, and Samoa Joe. I assume Joe won’t be working this show since he is advertised for the main event of the Detroit event.
-WWE is in Youngstown, Ohio at Covelli Centre on Sunday with the following advertised matches: Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt, The Miz vs. Dean Ambrose for the Intercontinental Championship, Seth Rollins vs. Braun Strowman, and Finn Balor vs. Elias Samson.
-WWE is in Saginaw, Michigan at the Dow Event Center on Sunday with the following advertised matches: John Cena vs. Rusev, Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton for the WWE Championship, Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles for the U.S. Championship.
-The next GFW 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 Evolve events are August 11 in Joppa, Maryland, and August 12 in Corona, New York.
Birthdays and Notables
-Nick Jackson of the Young Bucks is 28.
-Noam Dar is 24.
-Karl Gotch (Karl Istaz) died on July 28, 2007 at age 82.
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