Impact Wrestling TV show, Dot Net Weekly, WWE Raw and Smackdown poll results, NXT at the Download Festival (reports needed), Mick Foley, Billy Graham, Howard Finkel, Mark Starr

By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

-The Impact Wrestling television show features an Eddie Edwards and Sami Callihan fight in the woods. Edwards actually threatened last week to murder Callihan in the woods. 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.

-Dot Net Members will be listening to the new Dot Net Weekly audio show with Jake Barnett and I discussing all the news of the week. Join us on the ad-free version of the site and access and our entire ten-year audio history by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.

-We are looking for reports from 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 dotnetjason@gmail.com

-NXT is at the Download Festival in Derby, England at Donington Park on Friday through Sunday. The shows will also feature WWE UK Championship Tournament matches.

-With the NXT crew overseas, it’s a rare weekend without spot shows in Florida.

-Monday’s WWE Raw received a majority vote of F as the letter grade with 32 percent of the vote. Only 14 percent of the voters gave the show a B or better grade. I gave the show a D+ grade in my audio review on Monday night.

-Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live received a majority vote of B as the letter grade with 33 percent of the vote. I gave the show a C in that it was solid, yet missable.

Birthdays and Notables

-Superstar Billy Graham (Wayne Coleman) is 75.

-Howard Finkel is 68.

-Mick Foley is 53. Mick is out on the road with his 20th Anniversary of the legendary Hell in a cell match. I caught the show at Mall of America last month and it was a blast. For tour dates and more visit Realmickfoley.com/events/.

-Mark Starr (Mark Ashford-Smith) died of a heart attack on June 7, 2013 at age 50.


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