By Jason Powell
-The first NXT television show to air on USA Network features Aleister Black vs. Adam Cole. Note the earlier start time, as the show airs on USA Network at 6:00 p.m. CT. The show will also air in its usual slot on WWE Network at 7CT/8ET. John Moore will be covering the WWE Network stream of the show live as it airs, and he will also be by on Thursday with a member exclusive audio review.
-Ring of Honor TV features final hype for Friday’s Final Battle pay-per-view and includes a contract signing between Cody and Dalton Castle. My full review and Haydn Gleed’s audio review will be available later today.
-Jim Ross’s “Ross Report” podcast features Chris Jericho discussing Kenny Omega and their match at New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Wrestle Kingdom 12.
-Steve Austin’s latest family friendly edition has country music star Luke Bryan. The Unleashed show has Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson.
-Chris Jericho’s “Talk Is Jericho” podcast guest has new Impact Wrestling vice presidents Don Callis and Scott D’Amore. The previous show had Kevin McDonald of Kids in the Hall.
-You can find the Ross, Jericho, and Austin podcasts at Podcastone.com.
-Colt Cabana’s latest podcast guest is the Gainesville Live edition with a variety of guests. Listen to the podcast at Soundcloud.com/coltcabana.
-The latest “Something to Wrestle With Bruce Prichard” podcast focusses on Rick and Scott Steiner in the WWF. Listen to the show at MLWRadio.com.
Birthdays and Notables
-Fuerza Guerrera is 64.
-Boris Zhukov (James Harrell ) is 59.
-Michael Elgin is 31.
-The late Junkyard Dog (Sylvester Ritter) was born on December 13, 1952. He died at age 45 in a single car accident on June 2, 1998.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features guest Eli Drake talking about signing with the NWA, his departure from Impact Wrestling, rejecting an intergender match with Tessa Blanchard, his WWE developmental run, and much more...