By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-Impact Wrestling airs on Pursuit Channel and Twitch TV tonight at 9CT/10ET. The show will feature the reveal of Scarlett Bordeaux’s talent search winner.
-We are also looking for reports from the WWE and Evolve events listed below along with all upcoming live events, including the NXT shows we listed on Thursday. 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 San Antonio, Texas at AT&T Center tonight with the following advertised matches: Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins, Braun Strowman vs. Baron Corbin.
-Evolve 119 is in Brooklyn, New York at Saint Finbar Catholic Church Gym tonight with the following advertised lineup: Johnny Gargano and AR Fox vs. Austin Theory and Josh Briggs, JD Drake defends vs. Eddie Kingston in a No DQ match for the WWN Championship, The Street Profits vs. a team that wins a scramble match earlier in the night, and Fabian Aichner vs. Darby Allin.
-WWE is in Albilene, Texas at Taylor County Coliseum on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins, Ronda Rousey vs. Nia Jax for the Raw Women’s Title, Finn Balor vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Dolph Ziggler.
-WWE is in Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Denny Sanford Premier Center on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles for the WWE Championship, Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch for the Smackdown Women’s Championship.
Evolve 120 is in Queens, New York at La Boom on Saturday with the following top matches: Johnny Gargano vs. Evolve Champion Austin Theory in a non-title match, Montez Ford vs. Eddie Kingston, AR Fox vs. Anthony Henry in a No 1 contender’s match, Angelo Dawkins vs. Josh Briggs, WWN Champion JD Drake vs. Joe Gacy in a non-title match, and Darby Allin vs. Curt Stallion vs. Leon Ruff vs. BSHP KN in a four-way freestyle match.
-WWE is in Wichita Falls, Texas at Kay Yeager Coliseum on Sunday with the following advertised matches: Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins, Ronda Rousey vs. Nia Jax for the Raw Women’s Title, Bobby Lashley vs. Elias for the Intercontinental Championship, Finn Balor vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Dolph Ziggler.
-WWE is in Omaha, Nebraska at CHI Health Center on Sunday with the following advertised main event: Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles for the WWE Championship.
-ROH’s next dates are January 24-26 in Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio, Texas with the Road to G1 Supercard events.
-Impact Wrestling’s next show will be a show with WrestlePro on January 25 in Brooklyn, New York at St. Pats CYO Sports. They will also hold a One Night Only taping on January 26 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania at Holy Family Academy.
-MLW’s first event of 2019 will be on February 2 with MLW SuperShow in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 2300 Arena.
Birthdays and Notables
-Perro Aguayo is 73.
-“The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase is 65.
-Dave Bautista is 50.
-Mark Briscoe (a/k/a Jay Pugh) is 34.
–James “Toots” Mondt was born on January 18, 1984. He was a wrestler and the co-promoter of the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWE) along with Vince McMahon Sr.
-The Sheik (a/k/a Ed Farhat) died on January 18, 2003 at age 78.
-Pez Whatley died of a heart attack on January 18, 2005 at age 54.
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