By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-The Impact Wrestling television show includes Eli Drake’s Impact Wrestling Global Championship address. Impact airs on Pop TV at 7CT/8ET (which is finally available in HD on DirecTV). John Moore’s review will be available on Friday morning, and my Impact Wrestling audio review and Hit List will also be available on Friday.
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-We are looking for correspondents for the Impact Wrestling TV tapings 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
-Impact Wrestling is taping television again today in Orlando, Florida at Universal Studios. The tapings started on Wednesday and run through Monday.
-NXT is in Winter Haven, Florida at Winter Haven Armory tonight with the local crew.
-NXT is in Fort Pierce, Florida at Havert L Fenn Center on Friday with the local crew.
-NXT is in Tampa, Florida at University Area CDC Gymnasium on Saturday with the local crew.
-Monday’s WWE Raw received a majority vote of B as the letter grade with 42 percent of the vote. I agree with the voters this week. By the way, some doofus (me) forgot to run the Smackdown poll this week. Doh!
Birthdays and Notables
-Abdullah the Butcher (Lawrence Shreve) is 77.
-Mascarita Sagrada is 53.
-The late Mick McManus (William Matthews) was born on January 11, 1920. he died on May 22, 2013 at age 93.
-The late Gory Guerrero (Salvador Guerrero Quesada) was born on January 11, 1921. He died at age 69 on April 18, 1990.
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