By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-It’s Independence Day in the United States. The news updates will be less frequent due to the holiday. Be safe, be smart, and don’t blow off any digits.
-The NXT TV show features Johnny Gargano vs. EC3. Join John Moore for live coverage as the show streams tonight on WWE Network at 7CT/8ET.
-Lucha Underground has Johnny Mundo and Taya vs. Daga and Kobra Moon. The show airs at 7CT//8ET. John Moore’s review will be available on Thursday morning.
-The new Jim Ross Report will be available this evening. Check it out at Omny.fm/shows/the-ross-report.
-Steve Austin’s latest podcast guest is Dr. Shawn Baker, who discusses the carnivore diet. Austin’s previous show was him remembering Leon “Vader” White. Listen to the Austin podcast at Podcastone.com.
-Chris Jericho’s “Talk Is Jericho” podcast is a GLOW season two preview with the actresses who play Yo-Yo and Melrose. Jericho’s previous show had Lizzy Borden’s Midnight Things Listen to the show at Omny.fm/shows/talk-is-jericho.
-Colt Cabana’s latest podcast is labeled “Mitzvah Heavyweight Champion”. Listen to the podcast at Soundcloud.com/coltcabana.
-The latest “Something to Wrestle With Bruce Prichard” podcast focusses on King of the Ring 1998. 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
-Barry Windham is 58.
-Former WWE referee Joey Marella died at age 31 in a car accident on July 4, 1994.
-Adrian Adonis (Keith Franke) died at age 33 on July 4, 1988. He was a passenger in a van that was driven into a body of water in Canada when the driver swerved to avoid a moose. Independent wrestlers Mike Kelly (William Arko), Pat Kelly (Victor Arko), and Dave McKigney were also killed in the accident.
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The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Vice TV's "Dark Side of the Ring" executive producers Evan Husney and Jason Eisner discussing the March 24 second season premiere focusing on the Benoit family tragedy, plus their pro wrestling fandom, the show's name and origins, highlights of season two, Chris Jericho becoming the narrator, and much more...