By Jason Powell
-WWE SummerSlam will be held on Sunday in Brooklyn, New York at Barclays Center. The event is headlined by Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman vs. Samoa Joe vs. Roman Reigns in a four-way for the WWE Universal Championship, and Jinder Mahal vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the WWE Championship. Join me for live coverage of SummerSlam beginning with the two-hour Kickoff Show at 4CT/5ET.
-NXT Takeover will be held on Saturday night in Brooklyn, New York at Barclays Center. The main event is Bobby Roode vs. Drew Galloway for the NXT Championship. Join Zack Zimmerman for live coverage beginning with the pre-show on Saturday at 6:30CT/7:30 ET.
-Ring of Honor’s War of the Worlds online pay-per-view will be held on Saturday in Liverpool, England at Liverpool Olympia. The show will air on the FITE TV app and the ROH website beginning at 12CT/1ET and features Cody vs. Sanada for the ROH Title, and The Young Bucks vs. Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian for the ROH Tag Titles.
-There are no WWE house show events this weekend due to SummerSlam.
-We are looking for correspondents for the GFW Impact Wrestling and Ring of Honor events listed below along with any WWE SummerSlam related events. If you are attending a show and want to help, send your report (or basic results) to email@example.com
-The next GFW Impact Wrestling tapings will continue today in Orlando, Florida at Universal Studios through Tuesday.
-Ring of Honor is in London, England at York Hall tonight with the following top matches: Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi, Bushi, Evil, and Sanada vs. Cody, The Young Bucks, Marty Scurll, and Hangman Page, Kushida vs. Titan for the ROH TV Title, and Dalton Castle and The Boys vs. Mistico, Delirious, and Jushin Thunder Liger for the ROH Six-Man Tag Titles.
-Ring of Honor is in Edinburgh, Scotland at Edinburgh Community Exchange on Sunday with the following top matches: Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian vs. Cody and Marty Scurll, Dalton Castle and The Boys vs. The Young Bucks and Hangman Page for the ROH Six-Man Tag Titles, and Jay Lethal vs. Silas Young in a street fight.
-The next Evolve events will be held on September 22 in Livonia, Michigan at Monaghan Knights Of Columbus Hall, and September 23 in Summit, Illinois at Summit Park District.
Birthdays and Notables
-Tom Prichard is 58.
The Best of The Boom features Jim Ross joining Jason Powell in this May 9, 2018 discussion regarding his relationship with Vince McMahon, why Vince sticks with Roman Reigns, how Triple H has changed over the years, and more. New episodes of the Boom are typically available mid-week...