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 Carbondale, Illinois at SIU Arena tonight with the following advertised talent: Roman Reigns, John Cena, Seth Rollins, Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, Finn Balor, Samoa Joe, The Miz, Sheamus, Cesaro, and Dean Ambrose.
-Ring of Honor is in Atlanta, Georgia at Center Stage on Saturday with a television taping. ROH is advertising an Honor Rumble with the winner getting an ROH Title match with Cody later in the night, Marty Scurll vs. Rocky Romero, and Cheeseburger vs. Will Ferrara.
-WWE is in Jonesboro, Arkansas at ASU Convocation Center on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman vs. Samoa Joe, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose vs. The Miztourage, Finn Balor vs. Bray Wyatt.
-WWE is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at Raising Cane’s River Center on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Jinder Mahal vs. AJ Styles for the WWE Championship, Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn for the U.S. Championship, Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Baron Corbin, The Usos vs. New Day for the Smackdown Tag Titles, Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch vs. Tamina and Carmella.
-WWE is in Tupelo, Mississippi at Bancorpsouth Arena on Sunday with the following advertised matches: John Cena vs. Samoa Joe, Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman, Finn Balor vs. Bray Wyatt, and The Hardy Boyz vs. Rhyno and Heath Slater vs. The Miztourage.
-WWE is in Monroe, Louisiana at Monroe Civic Center on Sunday with the Smackdown crew.
-The next GFW Impact Wrestling date is the November 5 Bound For Glory pay-per-view, which will be held in Orlando, Florida at Universal Studios.
-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
-Former TNA wrestler David Young is 45 today.
-The late Ivan Koloff was born on August 25, 1942. He died of liver failure on February 18, 2017.
-The late Crash Holly (Michael Lockwood) was born on August 25, 1971. He took his own life by overdose on November 6, 2003 at age 32.
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