By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-We are looking for reports from the WWE European tour events as well as 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
-WWE is in Vienna, Italy at Wiener Stadthahalle today with the Raw crew. The Raw shows have been headlined by Seth Rollins vs. Finn Balor vs. Elias vs. Bobby Roode in a four-way for the Intercontinental Championship. The show will also feature Ronda Rousey vs. Mickie James.
-WWE is in Newcastle, England at Newcastle Metro Radio Arena today with the following advertised talent: AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the WWE Championship, Jeff Hardy vs. Rusev for the U.S. Title, Bludgeon Brothers vs. New Day vs. The Usos for the Smackdown Tag Titles, Carmella vs. Charlotte Flair for the Smackdown Women’s Championship, Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson vs. Sheamus and Cesaro, Asuka, Becky Lynch, and Naomi vs. Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, and Lana, Tye Dillinger vs. Big Cass, Sin Cara vs. Andrade Almas, Aleister Black vs. Alexander Wolfe for the NXT Championship, and Tyler Bate, Trent Seven, and Wolfgang vs. Joseph Conners, Tyson T Bone, and Saxon Huxley.
-The Impact Wrestling television show includes Tessa Blanchard vs. Kiera Hogan. Impact airs on Pop TV at 7CT/8ET. John Moore’s review will be available on Friday morning, and my Impact Wrestling Hit List and audio review will also be available on Friday.
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-NXT is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at The Criterion tonight with the following advertised talent: Ricochet, Killian Dain, Velveteen Dream, Lars Sullivan, Nikki Cross, EC3, Kairi Sane, Shayna Baszler, Kassius Ohno, Tommaso Ciampa, Roderick Strong, and Kyle O’Reilly.
-NXT is back in Lakeland, Florida at Lakeland Armory tonight. NXT does not list talent for the Florida spot shows.
-NXT is in Dallas, Texas at South Side Ballroom on Friday with the traveling crew.
-NXT is in Jacksonville, Florida at Maxwell Snyder Armory on Friday with the local crew.
-NXT is in San Antonio, Texas at the Aztec Theatre on Saturday with the traveling crew.
-NXT is in Venice, Florida at Citrus Springs at Venice Community Center on Saturday with the local crew.
-Monday’s WWE Raw received a majority vote of C as the letter grade with 37 percent of the vote. I gave the show a C- grade.
-Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live received a majority vote of B as the letter grade with 61 percent of the vote. I agree with the readers and gave the show a B+. It was a good show without filler and it was good to see Daniel Bryan get back on track.
Birthdays and Notables
-Earl and Dave Hebner are 69.
-Alex Wright is 43. Join me in doing his WCW dance in celebration of this great day.
-Dash Wilder of The Revival tag team (Daniel Wheeler) is 31.
-The late Nancy Benoit was born on May 17, 1964. She and her son Daniel were murdered by her husband Chris Benoit on June 22, 2007.
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