By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-Impact Wrestling’s Homecoming takes place Sunday in Nashville, Tennessee at the Fairgrounds (a/k/a the Asylum). The show includes Johnny Impact vs. Brian Cage for the Impact Wrestling Championship, and LAX vs. Pentagon Jr. and Fenix for the Impact Wrestling Tag Titles. Join me for live coverage on Sunday as the show airs on pay-per-view and FITE TV beginning at 7CT/8ET. Dot Net Members will also hear my exclusive audio review afterward.
-We are also looking for reports from the WWE events listed below and all upcoming live events. 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 Columbus, Georgia at Columbus Civic Center tonight with the following advertised matches: Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins in a cage match for the Intercontinental Championship, and John Cena appearing.
-WWE is in Tallahassee, Florida at Donald L Tucker Civic Center on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins for the Intercontinental Championship, Finn Balor vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Drew McIntyre, Elias vs. Bobby Lashley, Bobby Roode and Chad Gable vs. AOP for the Raw Tag Titles, John Cena appears.
-WWE is in Greensboro, North Carolina at the Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday with the following advertised matches: Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles for the WWE Championship, Sheamus and Cesaro vs. New Day vs. The Usos for the Smackdown Tag Titles, Miz TV with Asuka, Charlotte Flair, and Becky Lynch.
-WWE is in Fort Myers, Florida at Hertz Arena on Sunday with the following advertised matches: Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles in a cage match for the WWE Championship, John Cena vs. The Miz, Asuka vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair for the Smackdown Women’s Championship, Rey Mysterio vs. Randy Orton, Rusev vs. Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Samoa Joe for the U.S. Championship, Sheamus and Cesaro vs. New Day for the Smackdown Tag Titles, Randy Orton vs. Jeff Hardy.
-WWE is in Fayetteville, North Carolina at Crown Coliseum on Sunday with the Raw crew, including John Cena.
-Impact Wrestling will be taping television in Nashville, Tennessee at the Fairgrounds. We are looking for reports from the tapings. If you are going and want to help, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Ring of Honor will kick off its new year on January 12 with a television taping in Atlanta, Georgia at Center Stage. The will follow up with the Honor Reigns Supreme event the next night in Concord, North Carolina.
-Evolve will kick off its new year with Evolve 119 on January 18 in Brooklyn, New York at Saint Finbar Catholic Church Gym, and Evolve 120 on January 19 in Queens, New York at La Boom.
-MLW’s first event of 2019 will be on February 2 with MLW SuperShow in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 2300 Arena.
Birthdays and Notables
-Jim Powers (James Manley) is 61.
-La Parka II (Jesus Alfonso Huerta Escoboza) is 53.
-The late Chris Kanyon (Christopher Klucsarits) was born on January 4, 1970. He took his own life following a long battle with bipolar disorder on April 2, 2010.
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