By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-NXT is taping television tonight in Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University. The venue is already sold out. We are looking for reports on tonight’s taping. If you are going to the show and want to help, contact me via email@example.com.
-The NXT TV show includes Kairi Sane vs. Lacey Evans and a notable debut at a show taped on Saturday right before the NXT Takeover: New Orleans event. Join John Moore for live coverage as the show streams tonight on WWE Network at 7CT/8ET.
-Ring of Honor TV featured a Cody vs. Matt Taven match. Haydn Gleed is filling in for me this week and his written review will be available today. His usual members’ exclusive audio review will also be up this afternoon.
-The new Jim Ross Report podcast debuts today on Westwood One following his four-year run at Podcast One. Ross will be talking about WrestleMania 34 weekend and more during his debut show on the network.
-Steve Austin’s latest podcast guest is Court Bauer discussing WrestleMania 34. His previous show was labeled “Steve Austin: Pet Detective”. Listen to the Austin podcast at Podcastone.com.
-Chris Jericho’s “Talk Is Jericho” podcast guest is Teddy Hart. His previous show had Fozzy production manager Jack Slade (son of AC/DC drummer Chris Slade) previewing WrestleMania. Listen to the show at Omny.fm/shows/talk-is-jericho.
-Colt Cabana’s latest podcast is labeled “Korakuen Hall”. Listen to the podcast at Soundcloud.com/coltcabana.
-The latest “Something to Wrestle With Bruce Prichard” podcast focusses on the WWE career of Bill Goldberg. Listen to the show at MLWRadio.com.
Birthdays and Notables
-Harley Race is 75.
-Bill Alfonso (William Sierra) is 61.
-Goldust (Dustin Runnels) is 49.
-The late Balls Mahoney (Jonathan Rechner) was born on April 11, 1972. He died of a heart attack at age 44 on April 12, 2016.
-The late Larry Sweeney (Alexander K. Whybrow) took his own life at age 30 on April 11, 2011.
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