By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-We are looking for reports from all of WWE overseas tour dates, tonight’s NXT TV taping, and the ROH/NJPW War of the Worlds shows. If you are going to Smackdown or another upcoming show and want to help by sending in reports, contact me at email@example.com
-WWE kicks off its European tour with an event today in Bournemouth, England at Bournemouth International Centre with the following advertised matches: Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe, Seth Rollins vs. Finn Balor vs. The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship, Braun Strowman vs. Elias, Pete Dunne vs. Mark Andrews for the WWE UK Championship. The lineup on the arena website is dated so there’s no guarantee these matches stick.
-NXT is taping television tonight in Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University. We are looking for reports from the taping. If you are going and want to help, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-The Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling War of the Worlds tour begins tonight in Lowell, Massachusetts at Lowell Memorial Auditorium with Dalton Castle vs. Matt Taven for the ROH Title in the main event. We’ll run the full list of advertised matches on the main page. The event will be available on the ROH HonorClub streaming service and is available for purchase via the FITE TV app.
-The NXT TV show includes Kassius Ohno vs. Tommaso Ciampa and EC3’s return to Full Sail. Join John Moore for live coverage as the show streams tonight on WWE Network at 7CT/8ET.
-The new Jim Ross Report is on Westwood One following his four-year run at Podcast One. Check out the show at Omny.fm/shows/the-ross-report.
-Steve Austin’s latest podcast guest is Matt Vincent, a two-time Highland Games champion. Austin’s previous show is labeled “How to fight a Giant Duck”. Listen to the Austin podcast at Podcastone.com.
-Chris Jericho’s “Talk Is Jericho” podcast focusses on the death of Art Bell and includes guests Dave Schrader and Bryan Alvarez. Jericho’s previous show had The Young Bucks. Listen to the show at Omny.fm/shows/talk-is-jericho.
-Colt Cabana’s latest podcast is labeled “Magical Florida”. Listen to the podcast at Soundcloud.com/coltcabana.
-The latest “Something to Wrestle With Bruce Prichard” podcast focusses on the Big Bossman. Listen to the show at MLWRadio.com. The new WWE Network show “Something Else to Wrestle With” premieres today in the on demand section.
Birthdays and Notables
-Averno (Renato Ruíz Cortes) is 41.
-The late Mike Shaw was born on May 9, 1957. He died of a pulmonary embolism on September 11, 2010 at age 53.
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