By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-The Impact Wrestling Redemption pay-per-view will be held on Sunday in Orlando, Florida at Universal Studios. The event is headlined by Austin Aries vs. Fenix vs. Pentagon Jr. for the Impact World Championship. Join me for live coverage as the show airs on pay-per-view television and the FITE TV app on Sunday at 7CT/8ET.
-We are looking for reports from the following WWE live events and 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 email@example.com
-WWE is in Pretoria, South Africa at Sun Arena at Time Square tonight with the Raw crew.
-WWE is in Johannesburg, South Africa at Ticketpro Dome tonight with the Raw crew.
-WWE is in Johnson City, Tennessee at the Freedom Hall Civic Center on Saturday with the following advertised matches: AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the WWE Championship, Randy Orton vs. Bobby Roode vs. Rusev vs. Jinder Mahal, Bludgeon Brothers vs. The Usos for the Smackdown Tag Titles, Carmella vs. Charlotte Flair for the Smackdown Women’s Championship.
-WWE is in Chattanooga, Tennessee at McKenzie Arena on Sunday with the Smackdown crew.
-The next ROH events are April 27 in West Palm Beach, Florida and April 28 in Lakeland, Florida.
-The Evolve 104 and 105 events will be held on May 19 in Summit, Illinois and May 20 in Livonia, Michigan.
Birthdays and Notables
-Garett Bischoff is 34.
-Curt Hawkins (Brian Myers) is 33.
-Johnny Stamboli (Jon Hugger) is 41. He was billed as Johnny The Bull in WCW.
-Rick Rude (Richard Rood) died of heart failure at age 40 on April 20, 1999.
-Chyna (Joanie Laurer) died at age 46 of a drug overdose on April 20, 2016.
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