Impact Wrestling TV show, Dot Net Weekly, NXT TV taping tonight (reports needed), NXT weekend (reports needed), WWE SummerSlam, NXT Takeover, Raw, and Smackdown poll results

By Jason Powell, Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

-The Impact Wrestling television show features Brian Cage speaking for the first time on the show. 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 today with Jake Barnett and I discussing all the news of the week coming out of WWE SummerSlam. 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

-NXT is taping television tonight in Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University.

-NXT is in Bartow, Florida at Bartow Armory on Friday. No talent is advertised.

-NXT is in Largo, Florida at Minnreg Hall on Saturday. No talent is advertised.

-NXT Takeover: Brooklyn received a majority A grade vote from 74 percent of the Dot Net voters. 21 percent gave the show a B grade. I gave the show an A.

-Roderick Strong and Kyle O’Reilly vs. Trent Seven and Tyler Bate for the NXT Tag Titles took home best match of the NXT Takeover show honors with 35 percent of the vote. Tommaso Ciampa vs. Johnny Gargano scored 32 percent of the vote, and Adam Cole vs. Ricochet got 26 percent.

-WWE SummerSlam received a majority B grade vote with 43 percent of the vote. C was the second most popular grade with 25 percent. I gave the show a C+ in the audio review on Sunday night.

-Dolph Ziggler vs. Seth Rollins for the IC Title won a close battle for best match of the WWE SummerSlam card with 34 percent of the vote. AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe came in second place with 33 precent of the vote.

-Monday’s WWE Raw received a majority vote of D as the letter grade with 26 percent of the vote. It was a tight race as B,C, and F also earned more than two percent of the vote. I gave the show a C grade in that while there were some high points, there were plenty of filler moments.

-Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live received a majority vote of B as the letter grade with 44 percent of the vote. A finished second with 41 percent. I gave the show a B+ grade.

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