By Jason Powell
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-GFW Impact Wrestling features ACH vs. Taiji Ishimori in a Super X Cup semifinal match. 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.
-We are looking for correspondents for the 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 email@example.com
-Monday’s Raw received a majority B vote as the letter grade. Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live received a majority vote ? grade from the voters.
-NXT is in Bakersfield, California at Rabobank Theater tonight with the following advertised matches: Aleister Black, Drew McIntyre, and Roderick Strong vs. Bobby Roode, Tino Sabatelli, and Riddick Moss, Johnny Gargano vs. Hideo Itami, Authors of Pain vs. Sanity for the NXT Tag Titles, Asuka vs. Ember Moon vs. Nikki Cross in a Triple Threat for the NXT Women’s Championship, and Kassius Ohno vs. Killian Dain.
-NXT is in St. Petersburg, Florida at the St. Petersburg Armory tonight. The promotion does not list talent for their local shows.
-NXT is in San Jose, California at SJSU Event Center on Friday with the traveling crew.
-NXT is in Jacksonville, Florida at Maxwell Snyder Armory on Friday with the local crew.
-NXT is in Sacramento, California at Sacramento Memorial Auditorium on Saturday with the traveling crew.
-NXT is in Venice, Florida at Venice Community College on Saturday with the local crew.
Birthdays and Notables
-Fred “Tugboat” Ottman is 61.
-Savio Vega (Juan Rivera) is 53.
-Amish Roadkill (Michael DePoli) is 41.
-Stu Bennett, who worked as Wade Barrett in WWE, is 37.
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