By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-Tonight’s NXT television show has Ricochet calling out Johnny Gargano heading into their match at Saturday’s NXT Takeover: Phoenix event. Join John Moore for live coverage as the show streams tonight on WWE Network at 7CT/8ET. John’s audio review will be available for members on Thursday morning.
-The NXT UK show streams this afternoon at 2CT/3ET on WWE Network. WWE is advertising Pete Dunne and Walter meeting face to face, and Jordan Devlin vs. Travis Banks. This is the first NXT UK show taped after the Takeover special. The doubleheader run is over, as this is the only first-run episode that will air today.
-The latest Jim Ross Report has, well, I’m not sure. I haven’t seen JR mention his next guest on Twitter. That said, new shows drop on Tuesday or Wednesday at Omny.fm/shows/the-ross-report.
-Chris Jericho’s “Talk Is Jericho” podcast has musicians Mike Portnoy and Charlie Benante discussing the best and worst of last year’s movies, television shows, and musical releases. Jericho’s previous show featured him recalling the path he took to signing with All Elite Wrestling. Listen to the show at Omny.fm/shows/talk-is-jericho.
-Colt Cabana’s latest podcast is labeled “Back In The Saddle”. Listen to the podcast at Soundcloud.com/coltcabana.
-The latest “Something to Wrestle With Bruce Prichard” podcast focuses on the 2004 Royal Rumble. Listen to the show at MLWRadio.com.
Birthdays and Notables
-Leilani Kai (Patty Seymour) is 59.
-Alex Silva (Alexander Freitas) is 29.
-The late Shohei “Giant” Baba was born on January 23, 1938. He died of cancer at age 61 on January 31, 1999.
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