WWE in New Zealand and Hawaii (reports needed), NXT TV coverage, Lucha Underground TV, Jim Ross, Steve Austin, Chris Jericho, Colt Cabana, and Bruce Prichard podcasts, Angelina Love, Baron Corbin

By Jason Powell

-The NXT TV taping scheduled for tonight was pushed back to Thursday at Full Sail University due to the tropical storm that hit the area over the weekend.

-WWE is in Christchurch, New Zealand at Horncastle Arena today with the following advertised matches: Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman in a street fight, battle royal for an Intercontinental Title shot vs. Miz later in the show, Sasha Banks vs. Mickie James vs. Alexa Bliss vs. Nia Jax vs. Emma in a five-way for the Raw Women’s Championship, Finn Balor vs. Bray Wyatt, Neville vs. Akira Tozawa for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship, Sheamus and Cesaro vs. Rhyno and Heath Slater. Plus, Kurt Angle will appear. If you attend the show, please send a report (or basic results) to dotnetjason@gmail.com

-WWE is in Honolulu, Hawaii at Blaisdell Center tonight with the Smackdown crew. If you attend the show, please send a report (or basic results) to dotnetjason@gmail.com

-NXT TV features Pete Dunne vs. Wolfgang for the WWE UK Championship. The show airs on WWE Network at 7:00 p.m. CT. Zack Zimmerman’s live coverage is on hiatus due to his school schedule, but John Moore’s review of the show will be available on a delayed basis.

-Ring of Honor TV featured The Young Bucks and Guerrillas of Destiny vs. Chris Sabin, Alex Shelley, Jay White, and Jonathan Gresham in an eight-man tag match. My full review and members’ exclusive audio review will be available later today or tomorrow morning.

-Lucha Underground includes Dragon Azteca Jr. vs. Pentagon Dark. The show airs on El Rey Network at 7CT/8ET with an immediate replay. John Moore’s full review will be available on Thursday morning along with his audio review.

-Jim Ross’s “Ross Report” podcast guest is Celeste Bonin, who played Kaitlyn in WWE. If you haven’t done so yet, check out my appearance on last week’s Ross Report.

-Steve Austin’s latest family friendly edition features Austin and Brian Kendrick discussing the Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat match at Chi-Town Rumble ’89. The Unleashed show has Court Bauer of MLW.

-Chris Jericho’s “Talk Is Jericho” podcast has Nick Santonastasso. The previous show had Duff F’n McKagan from Guns N’ Roses! It’s a good listen and even this GNR diehard fan learned some new things from it.

-You can find the Ross, Jericho, and Austin podcasts at Podcastone.com.

-Colt Cabana’s latest podcast has Dalton Castle as his guest. Listen to the podcast at Soundcloud.com/coltcabana.

-The latest “Something to Wrestle With Bruce Prichard” podcast focusses on Randy Savage. Listen to the show at MLWRadio.com.

Birthdays and Notables

-Angelina Loe (Lauren Williams) is 36.

-Baron Corbin (Thomas Pestock) is 33.


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