Vince McMahon, NXT TV Taping (reports needed), GFW Impact Wrestling TV, Dot Net Weekly, SummerSlam, Raw, and Smackdown Poll Results, Rocky Johnson, Funaki

By Jason Powell

-Vincent Kennedy McMahon is 72 years-old today. We normally list the birthdays in the section at the bottom of the page, but this one is worthy of an exception.

-Dot Net Members are listening to the new Dot Net Weekly audio show with Jake Barnett and I discussing all the news of the week. Join us on the ad-free version of the site and access and our entire audio history by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.

-GFW Impact Wrestling features the debut of Johnny Impact (a/k/a John Hennigan, John Morrison, Johnny Nitro). Impact airs on Pop TV at 7CT/8ET. John Moore’s review will be available on Friday morning. My Impact Wrestling Hit List will be available on Friday.

-NXT is taping television tonight in Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University. If you attend the event, you are encouraged to send a report or the basic results to

-SummerSlam received a majority B grade in our Sunday night poll. 34 percent of the voters gave the show a B, 31 percent graded it a C, 20 percent gave it a D, seven percent gave it an A, and 6 percent gave it a F. The SummerSlam main event of Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman vs. Samoa Joe vs. Roman Reigns won the best match poll with 64 percent of the vote. For what it’s worth, I agree with the best match pick, but I gave SummerSlam a D+ grade in members’ audio on Sunday night.

-Monday’s Raw received a majority C vote as the letter grade with 34 percent of the vote. An additional 25 percent gave the show an D grade. Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live received a majority vote ?? grade from the voters.

-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

-NXT is in Tampa, Florida at University Area CDC Gymnasium on Friday with the local crew.

-NXT is in Bartow, Florida at Bartwo Armory on Saturday with the local crew.

Birthdays and Notables

-Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles) is 73.

-Sho Funaki is 49.

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