By Jason Powell
-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Nottingham, England at Nottimgham Capital FM Arena today. AJ Styles vs. Jinder Mahal for the WWE Championship, Dolph Ziggler vs. Bobby Roode, The Usos vs. New Day vs. Rusev and Aiden English vs. The Bludgeon Brothers for the Smackdown Tag Titles, Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Sami Zayn, Naomi, Charlotte, and Becky Lynch vs. Natalya, Carmella, Tamina, and Lana, Tyler Bate and Trent Seven vs. Pete Dunne and James Drake.
-The Raw crew is in Leipzig, Germany at Leipzig Arena.
-We are looking for correspondents for the WWE live events above and the NXT live events listed below. 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 email@example.com
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-Impact Wrestling features the fallout from Sunday’s Bound For Glory event. 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 in Phoenix, Arizona at Comerica Theatre tonight with the traveling crew.
-NXT is in Orlando, Florida at the Englewood Neighborhood Center tonight with the local crew. NXT no longer advertised talent for their Florida spot shows.
-NXT is in Las Vegas, Nevada at Orleans Arena on Friday with the traveling crew.
-NXT is in Ocala, Florida at The Reserve Pavilion at Hilton Ocala on Friday with the local crew.
-NXT is in Riverside, California at Riverside Municipal Auditorium on Saturday with the traveling crew.
-NXT is in Fort Pierce, Florida at Havert L. Fenn Center on Saturday with the local crew.
-Monday’s WWE Raw received a majority vote for B as the letter grade with 36 percent of the vote. I gave the show a solid B grade as well, as this was a much better show than we’ve seen compared to recent Raw events in England.
Birthdays and Notables
-Chris Jericho (Chris Irvine) is 47.
-Referee Nick Patrick (Joseph Hamilton Jr.) is 58.
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