By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-We are looking for correspondents for the following WWE live events, ROH Manhattan Mayhem, and Lucha Underground tapings listed below as the NXT live events that we listed on Thursday. If you are attending an upcoming show and want to help, send your report (or basic results) to firstname.lastname@example.org
-WWE is in Kalamazoo, Michigan at Wings Event Center tonight with the following advertised main event: Roman Reigns vs. Elias.
-ROH’s Manhattan Mayhem event will be held on Saturday in New York, New York at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The show includes Cody vs. Flip Gordon and SoCal Uncensored and Shane Taylor vs. The Young Bucks, Marty Scurll, and Hangman Page in an eight-man tag match. The event will be available live for HonorClub streaming service members.
-WWE is in Moline, Illinois at Tax Slayer Center on Saturday with the following advertised matches: AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn vs. Baron Corbin in a four-way for the WWE Championship, Bobby Roode vs. Randy Orton for the U.S. Title.
-WWE is in Chicago, Illinois at United Center on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Brock Lesnar vs. Kane for the WWE Universal Championship, and John Cena vs. Roman Reigns.
-WWE is in Rockford, Illinois at BMO Harris Bank Center on Sunday with the following advertised matches: John Cena vs. Roman Reigns, Sheamus and Cesaro vs. Finn Balor and Seth Rollins for the Raw Tag Titles.
-WWE is in Cedar Rapids, Iowa at U.S. Cellular Center on Sunday with the following advertised matches: AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn vs. Baron Corbin in a four-way for the WWE Championship, Bobby Roode vs. Randy Orton for the U.S. Title, The Usos vs. Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable, Charlotte vs. Natalya vs. Ruby Riott for the Smackdown Women’s Championship, Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Dolph Ziggler, Tyler Breeze and Fandango vs. Bludgeon Brothers.
-Lucha Underground has another round television tapings that started Thursday and continue tonight and Saturday in Los Angeles. The new taping venue is located at 1525 Industrial Street in Los Angeles, California. For ticket reservation information, visit Eventbrite.com/o/lucha-underground-16771024101.
-The next ROH pay-per-view will be held on Friday, March 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada at Sam’s Town Casino for the 16th Anniversary event.
-The Evolve 102 and 103 events will be held on April 5-6 in New Orleans, Louisiana
-The next Impact Wrestling events will be held at WrestleCon during WrestleMania weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana. They announced an Impact Wrestling vs. Lucha Underground series for the weekend. The company will also hold the “Redemption” pay-per-view on April 22.
Birthdays and Notables
-Debra Marshall is 58.
-The late Mike Von Erich (Mike Adkisson) was born on March 2, 1964. He took his own life at age 23 on April 12, 1987.
-The late Lance Cade (Lance McNaught) was born on March 2, 1981. He died at age 29 on August 12, 2010. His death was ruled as “intoxication from mixed drugs complicating a cardiomyopathy.”
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