By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-We are looking for reports from the following WWE 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 Turin, Italy at Pala Alpitour today with the Raw crew. Ronda Rousey vs. Mickie James is advertised, but they company has been running six-woman tag matches that include both women instead.
-WWE is in Sheffield, England at Flydsa 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. James Drake, Joseph Conners, and Dan Maloney.
-WWE is in Amsterdam, Netherlands at Ziggo Dome on Saturday with the Smackdown crew.
-WWE is in Paris, France at AccorHotels Arnea on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe, Seth Rollins vs. Finn Balor vs. Bobby Roode vs. Jinder Mahal in a four-way for the Intercontinental Championship, Nia Jax vs. Bayley vs. Sasha Banks vs. Alexa Bliss in a four-way for the Raw Women’s Championship, Braun Strowman vs. Baron Corbin, Ronda Rousey vs. Mickie James, Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn, Bobby Lashley vs. Elias.
-WWE is in Munich, Germany at Olympiahalle on Sunday with the Smackdown crew.
-Ring of Honor’s Honor United tour starts May 24 in Edinburgh, Scotland and has stops in London, England on May 26, and Doncaster, England on May 27. We are looking for reports on each event at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Impact Wrestling is taping television in Windsor, Ontario at St. Clair College Windsor on June 1-2.
-The Evolve 104 and 105 events will be held on May 19 in Summit, Illinois and May 20 in Livonia, Michigan.
Birthdays and Notables
-Gino Brito (Louis Acocella) is 77.
-Blue Meanie (Brian Heffron) is 45.
-Kaz Hayashi is 45.
-The late Jimmy Snuka was born on May 18, 1943. He died at age 73 on January 15, 2017 following a battle with stomach cancer.
-The late “Sailor” Ed White, who also worked as Moondog King, was born on May 18, 1949. he died on August 26, 2005 due to complications from a car wreck.
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