By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-Impact Wrestling airs on Pursuit Channel and Twitch TV tonight at 9CT/10ET. The show is headlined by Johnny Impact and Brian Cage vs. Killer Kross and Moose. John Moore’s review will be available on Saturday morning.
-We are also looking for reports from the WWE, MLW, and Impact Wrestling 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
-WWE is in Salisbury, Maryland at WYCC tonight with the following advertised matches: Braun Strowman vs. Baron Corbin in a No DQ match, Sasha Banks and Bayley vs. Riott Squad for the WWE Women’s Tag Titles, and Finn Balor vs. Bobby Lashley for the Intercontinental Title.
-MLW is in Chicago, Illinois at Cicero Stadium on Saturday with the Intimidation Games event. Tom Lawlor vs. Low Ki in a cage match for the MLW Championship will headline the show, and a portion of the show will air live on beIN Sports.
-WWE is in Minneapolis, Minnesota at Target Center on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles for the WWE Championship, and Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair for the Smackdown Women’s Championship. I will be attending the show in person, so please say hello if you are also attending.
-WWE is in Atlantic City, New Jersey at Mark Etess Arena on Saturday, presumably with the same lineup listed for Friday’s event.
-Impact Wrestling will be in Louisville, Kentucky at Davis Arena on Saturday for a show with Ohio Valley Wrestling.
-WWE is in Fairfax, Virginia at Eaglebank Arena on Sunday with the Raw crew.
-WWE is in Syracuse, New York at War Memorial Arena on Sunday with the following advertised matches: Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles for the WWE Championship, and Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair for the Smackdown Women’s Championship.
-Ring of Honor’s next dates are March 15 in Las Vegas, Nevada at Sam’s Town Casino for the 17th Anniversary pay-per-view headlined by Jay Lethal vs. Matt Taven for the ROH Title. The same venue will play host to a television taping the next night.
-The next Impact Wrestling television tapings are March 22-23 in Windsor, Ontario at St. Clair College.
-The NWA Crockett Cup event will be held on April 27 in Concord, North Carolina at Cabarrus Arena. Nick Aldis vs. Marty Scurll for the NWA Championship is advertised along with the one-night tag team tournament.
-The next Evolve dates are March 15 for Evolve 123 in Melrose, Massachusetts at Melrose Memorial Hall, and March 16 for Evolve 124 in Queens, New York at La Boom. Velveteen Dream will appear on both events.
Birthdays and Notables
-Adnan Al-Kaissie (Adnan Bin Abdul Kareem Ahmed Alkaissy El Farthie) is 80.
-Mike Tenay is 64.
-Booker T (Booker Huffman) is 54.
-Scotty Riggs (Scott Antol) is 48.
-Ultimo Guerrero is 47.
-CZW owner DJ Hyde is 41.
-Davey Richards (Wesley Richards) is 36.
-Big E (Ettore Ewen) is 33.
-Kyle O’Reilly is 32.
-Tenille Dashwood is 30.
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