NXT TV live coverage, NXT UK TV, WrestleMania weekend independent events begin (reports needed), Jim Ross, Chris Jericho, Colt Cabana, and Bruce Prichard podcasts, Lance Storm, Chief Jay Strongbow

By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

-Tonight’s NXT television show features Kairi Sane vs. Bianca Belair and the final push for Friday’s NXT Takeover: New York 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 3CT/4ET on WWE Network with Trent Seven vs. Joe Coffey in the main event.

We are looking for reports or basic results from all WrestleMania weekend events, including the independent events listed below. The following lineups are courtesy of VoicesOfWrestling.com.

-WrestlePro “Does Funny = Money? will be held tonight in Rahway, New Jersey at the Rahway Recreation Center with the following matches: Santino Marella and Colt Cabana vs. “Heavenly Bodies” Desirable Dustin and Gigolo Justin, Matt Macintosh vs. Johnny Clash vs. Jake Manning vs. Anthony Bowens, Team Tremendous vs. Demon Bunny (Allie & Rosemary), Swoggle vs. Dan Maff in a street fight, Kikutaru vs. Bobby Wayward, Swoggle vs. Dan Maff, Shawn Donovan vs. Buster Jackson in a Bird Box match, Kevin Matthews and Fallah Bah vs. Blue World Order vs. Team España vs. Shook Crew vs. Breakfast Club vs. Massage Force in a tag team gauntlet match, Santana Jackson vs. ‘Buzzkiller’ Pat Buck. This event is available for purchase via FITE TV.

-MurderMania Night 1 will be held tonight in Brooklyn, New York at Lucky 13 Saloon featuring the following matches: The Ugly Ducklings (Rob Killjoy & Lance Lude) vs. Gym Nasty Boys (Timmy Lou Retton & White Mike), Casanova Valentine vs. FMW Leather, and Ophidian vs. Joe Gacy.

-Battle Club Pro “Women Crush Wednesday” will be held tonight in Brooklyn, New York at Brooklyn Stuy Dome with the following advertised matches: Harlow O’Hara vs. Kylie Rae for the Battle Club Icons Championship, Tasha Steelz vs. Diamante, Maria Manic vs. Su Yung, The Sea Stars (Ashley Vox & Delmi Exo) vs. Solo Darling and a partner, Allie Kat & Veda Scott vs. Shazza McKenzie & Indi Hartwell, Thunder Rosa vs. Aerial Monroe vs. Davienne, Savannah Evans vs. Vanity, Leyla Hirsch vs. Sahara 7 vs. Steph de Lander vs. Christina Marie vs. Dani J vs. Vipress vs. Rachel Bostic vs. Ruby Raze in a gauntlet match, plus Thunder Rosa, Shazza Mckenzie, Indi Hartwell, Christina Marie, Ashley Vox, Delmi Exo, Dani J, Ray Lyn, Veda Scott.

-Pizza Party Wrestling will be held tonight in Ridgefield, New Jersey at Phil Sheridan Building with the following advertised matches: Daniel Makabe vs. Fred Yehi, Robbie Eagles vs. Alex Zayne, Ophidian vs. Pizza Cat, Dick Justice vs. Johnny Cockstrong in a 60-Second Iron Man Match, Ugly Ducklings vs. Sass and Fury vs. The Stepdads vs. The Atlantic City Scoundrels in an elimination tag match, Sam Jude vs. Rory Gulak vs. KTB in a street fight, T-Flex vs. Tony Deppen, Faye Jackson vs. Brad Rush, Russel K. Best vs. Matt Vertigo vs. Zacky Strutts vs. Champagne Douglas vs. Everett Cross vs. Van Valley.

-UPWA: Undeniable will be held tonight in New Jersey at the Wayne Pal Building with the following top matches: LA Tank vs. Robbie E for the UPWA Title, Ricky Reyes vs. James Anthony for the UPWA Cruiserweight Title, Billy Gunn vs. Victor Andrews, Chris Masters in a Masterlock Challenge, plus Buff Bagwell, Sonny Kiss, and Santana Garrett.

-The new Jim Ross Report podcast will be available on Wednesday at Omny.fm/shows/the-ross-report. Ross will spend the entire show answering listener questions.

-Chris Jericho’s “Talk Is Jericho” podcast features Russell Targ and Lance Mungia discussing Remote Viewing (plus Duff McKagan telling his joke of the week!). Jericho’s previous show had ring announcer Dave Penzer. Listen to the show at Omny.fm/shows/talk-is-jericho.

-Colt Cabana’s latest podcast is labeled “New Japan Tour Ends”. Listen to the podcast at Soundcloud.com/coltcabana.

-The latest “Something to Wrestle With Bruce Prichard” podcast focuses on WrestleMania 17. Listen to the show at MLWRadio.com.

Birthdays and Notables

-Lance Storm (Lance Evers) is 49. He continues to train at his highly respected Storm Wrestling Academy in Calgary.

-Chief Jay Strongbow (Luke Joseph Scarpa) died at age 83 on April 3, 2012.

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