By Jason Powell
-Christmas weekend is here and that means none of the major companies are airing weekend live events. I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday season and safe travels this weekend.
-We are looking for correspondents for the following pro wrestling events. If you are attending an upcoming show and want to help, send your report (or basic results) to firstname.lastname@example.org
-WWE returns on Monday with a Christmas night edition of Raw in Chicago, Illinois at Allstate Arena. Smackdown will be held on Tuesday night at the same venue. WWE will also begin their holiday week house show tour on Tuesday in New York at Madison Square Garden. The holiday week tour includes stops in Detroit, Uniondale, Hartford, Pittsburgh, Hershey, Albany, Tampa, and Toronto.
-The first NXT event of 2018 will be television tapings on January 4 in Atlanta, Georgia at Center Stage.
-ROH is taping television on January 20 in Nashville, Tennessee at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium.
-Impact Wrestling will tape television in Orlando, Florida at Universal Studios from January 5-10.
-The first Evolve shows of 2018 are January 13 in Queens, New York, and January 14 in Brooklyn, New York.
Birthdays and Notables
-Luke Gallows (Drew Hankinson) is 34.
-Místico (Luis Ignacio Urive Alvirde) is 35. He worked as the first Sin Cara in WWE, and now goes by Carístico.
The Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Ring of Honor's PJ Black discussing the ROH Pure Title tournament beginning on ROH Wrestling TV this weekend, ROH's COVID-19 safety precautions, his run in WWE as Justin Gabriel with The Nexus, wrestling as The Bunny, and more...