By Jason Powell
-The WWE Raw and Smackdown crews are both off this weekend as both crews will be headed overseas next week following their television events.
-Undertaker is making a rare appearance in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at Cox Convention Center on Saturday at the Wizard World Comic Con. If you attend the event, you are encouraged to send a report to firstname.lastname@example.org
-WWE wrestlers Alexa Bliss, Big Cass, Finn Balor, and Braun Strowman will appear at the Ringside Fest event at Carolines on Broadway in New York City. For more details, visit RingsideFest.com. If you attend the event, you are encouraged to send a report to email@example.com
-We are looking for reports on the ROH event listed below along with the NXT events we listed yesterday. If you are attending a show and want to help, send your report (or basic results) to firstname.lastname@example.org
-ROH is in in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan at Soaring Eagle Casino on Saturday with the following advertised “Soaring Eagle Cup” tournament matches: Cody vs. Christopher Daniels in a non-title match, Matt Taven vs. Jay Lethal, Flip Gordon vs. Dalton Castle, Frankie Kazarian vs. Jay White. It’s a one-night tournament and the company is also advertising Bully Ray, Jay Briscoe, Nick Jackson, Motor City Machine Guns, and Silas Young.
-Monday’s WWE Raw will be held in Baltimore, Maryland at Royal Farms Arena. The Smackdown crew has a live event in Raleigh, North Carolina on Monday. The Smackdown Live television show will be held in Norfolk, Virginia at the Norfolk Scope Arena.
-The next Impact Wrestling date is the November 5 Bound For Glory pay-per-view, which will be held in Ottawa, Ontario at the Aberdeen Pavilion.
-Evolve is in Corona, New York on December 9, and in Melrose, Massachusetts on December 10.
Birthdays and Notables
-“Downtown” Bruno Lauer is 52. He worked as Harvey Wippleman in WWE.
-Bobby Fish is 38.
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