By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-We are looking for reports from the WWE, Impact Wrestling, and Evolve events listed below as well as the NXT live events we listed yesterday. 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 email@example.com
-WWE is in Salisbury, Maryland at WYCC tonight with the following advertised matches: Roman Reigns vs. Dolph Ziggler, and Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens in a street fight.
-WWE is in Greenville, North Carolina at Williams Arena on Saturday with the Smackdown crew. There is no official lineup listed, but it probably resembles the lineup listed below for the Florence event.
-WWE is in Norfolk, Virginia at Norfolk Scope Arena on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Roman Reigns vs. Dolph Ziggler, and Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens in a street fight.
-Evolve 110 is Saturday in Cicero, Illinois at Cicero Stadium with the following notable matches: Matt Riddle vs. Darby Allin, Joey Janela and Saieve Al Sabah vs. Shane Strickland and Austin Theory, Jaka vs. Tracy Williams, WALTER vs. JD Drake, and DJZ vs. AR Fox. This show and Sunday’s show will be available for purchase on WWN’s streaming service on FITE TV.
-WWE is in Roanoke, Virginia at Berglund Center on Sunday with the following advertised matches: Roman Reigns vs. Dolph Ziggler, and Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens in a street fight.
-WWE is in Florence, South Carolina at Florence Center on Sunday with the following advertised matches: AJ Styles vs. Rusev vs. Samoa Joe in a Triple Threat for the WWE Championship, Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Jeff Hardy for the U.S. Championship, The Bludgeon Brothers vs. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson for the Smackdown Tag Titles, and Carmella vs. Asuka for the Smackdown Women’s Championship.
-Impact Wrestling will be taping television tonight and Monday in Toronto, Ontario at the Rebel Complex.
-Evolve 111 will be held on Sunday in Livonia, Michigan at Monaghan Knights Of Columbus Hall with the following notable matches: Joey Janela vs. Austin Theory vs. AR Fox in a Triple Threat for the WWN Championship, Tracy Williams vs. Chris Dickinson and Stokely Hathaway in an I Quit Handicap match with the careers of Williams and Hathaway on the line, Matt Riddle vs. JD Drake, Evolve Champion Shane Strickland vs. DJZ in a non-title match, WALTER vs. Anthony Henry, Jaka vs. Saieve Al Sabah. This show and Saturday’s show will be available for purchase on WWN’s streaming service on FITE TV.
-The next ROH events will be the Honor ReUnited tour dates on August 16 in Edinburgh, Scotland, August 18 in Doncaster, England, and August 19 in London, England. All three events are available for purchase on FITE TV.
Birthdays and Notables
-Fred “Tugboat” Ottman is 62.
-Savio Vega (Juan Rivera) is 54.
-Amish Roadkill (Michael DePoli) is 42.
-Kongo Kong (Steven Wilson) is 39.
-Stu Bennett is 38. He works under his own name as the authority figure for World of Sport Wrestling, and was known as Wade Barrett in WWE.
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