WWE Money in the Bank and NXT Takeover: Chicago, WWE in Illinois and Iowa (reports needed), ROH in Texas (reports needed), Bayley, Scott Norton, Chuck Palumbo, Brad Armstrong, Dick Murdoch

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

-WWE Money in the Bank will be held on Sunday in Chicago, Illinois at Allstate Arena. The show features two Money in the Bank ladder matches, AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura in a Last Man Standing match, and Nia Jax vs. Ronda Rousey for the Raw Women’s Championship. Join me for live coverage beginning with any Kickoff Show matches at the new start time at 5CT/6ET with the actual pay-per-view starting at 6CT/7ET.

-NXT Takeover will be held on Saturday in Chicago, Illinois at Allstate Arena. The show features Johnny Gargano vs. Tommaso Ciampa in a street fight, and Aleister Black vs. Lars Sullivan for the NXT Championship. Join John Moore for live coverage of the event as it airs on Sunday at 7CT/8ET.

-We are looking for reports from the WWE, and 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

-WWE is in Peoria, Illinois at Peoria Civic Center tonight with the following advertised lineup: Roman Reigns vs. JInder Mahal, Seth Rollins vs. Elias for the Intercontinental Championship, Bobby Lashley and Finn Balor vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn.

-WWE is in Champaign, Illinois at State Farm Center on Saturday with the following advertised lineup: Roman Reigns, Bobby Lashley, and Finn Balor vs. Jinder Mahal, Kevin Owens, and Sami Zayn, and Seth Rollins vs. Elias for the Intercontinental Championship.

-WWE is in Dubuque, Iowa at Five Flags Center on Saturday with the following advertised lineup: Jeff Hardy vs. The Miz vs. Samoa Joe vs. Shinsuke Nakamura in a four-way for the Intercontinental Championship, Daniel Bryan vs. Big Cass in a No DQ match.

-ROH is in San Antonio, Texas at The Aztec Theater tonight with the following top matches: The Young Bucks, Adam Page, and Marty Scurll vs. The Briscoes and Killer Elite Squad in an eight-man tag match, SoCal Uncensored vs. Atlantis, Stuka Jr., and Guerrero Maya Jr., Sumie Sakai and Tenille Dashwood vs. Thunder Rosa and Kelly Klein, Cody vs. Jonathan Gresham.

-ROH is in Dallas, Texas at Gilley’s Dallas on Saturday with the following top matches: Silas Young vs. Cheeseburger vs. Punishment Martinez vs. Jonathan Gresham vs. Scorpio Sky vs. Adam Page in a Proving Ground match for a future ROH TV Championship match, The Briscoes vs. Killer Elite Squad for the ROH Tag Titles, Cody vs. Shane Taylor, and Marty Scurll vs. Jay Lethal vs. Flip Gordon.

-The Evolve 106 and 107 events will be held on June 23 in Queens, New York, and June 24 in Melrose, Massachusetts.

-Impact Wrestling will be holding a Rise of the Knockouts event on July 7 in Naperville, Illinois with the Rise promotion. The event will be a Twitch TV special. The Slammiversary pay-per-view will be held on July 22 in Toronto, Ontario.

Birthdays and Notables

-Scott Norton is 58.

-Chuck Palumbo is 47.

-Bayley (Pamela Martinez) is 29.

-The late Brad Armstrong (Robert James) was born on June 15, 1962. He died on November 1, 2012 at age 50.

-The late Dick Murdoch died of a heart attack on June 15, 1996 at age 49.


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