By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-Vincent Kennedy McMahon is 73 years-old today.
-We are looking for reports from the WWE and NXT UK 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
-WWE is in Halifax, Nova Scotia at Halifax Forum on Saturday with the following advertised matches: AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe for the WWE Championship, Jeff Hardy vs. Shinsuke Nakamura vs. The Miz for the U.S. Title, Carmella vs. Asuka. The lineup is dated with Carmella still listed as the women’s champion and Bludgeon Brothers as the tag champions.
-NXT UK is taping television in Birmingham, England at NEC Birmingham on Sunday with the following advertised talent: Trent Seven, Tyler Bate, Pete Dunne, and Mark Andrews.
-ROH is taping television in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 2300 Arena on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Cody and The Young Bucks vs. Silas Young and The Bouncers for the ROH Six-Man Tag Titles, Punishment Martinez vs. Aaron Solow for the ROH TV Title, Marty Scurll vs. Hurricane Helms, Kenny King vs. Adam Page, Coast 2 Coast vs. The Kingdom, The Boys vs. Best Friends, Sumie Sakai vs. Tasha Steelz in a Proving Ground match.
-Impact Wrestling is in Binghamton, New York at American Legion Post 80 on Saturday with a One Night Only “Night of the Dummies” event. Impact is also running a second Saturday show in conjunction with Destiny World Wrestling on Saturday in Mississauga, Ontario with another One Night Only special labeled Bad Intentions.
-WWE is in Saint John, New Brunswick at Harbour Station on Sunday with the following advertised matches: AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe for the WWE Championship, Jeff Hardy vs. Shinsuke Nakamura vs. The Miz for the U.S. Title, Carmella vs. Asuka. The lineup is dated with Carmella still listed as the women’s champion and Bludgeon Brothers as the tag champions.
-WWE is in Rochester, New York at Blue Cross Arena on Sunday with the following advertised matches: Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman for the WWE Universal Championship, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre.
-The next Evolve dates are Evolve 112 on September 7 in Joppa, Maryland, and Evolve 113 on September 8 in Queens, New York.
Birthdays and Notables
-Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles) is 74.
-Sho Funaki is 50.
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