By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-Join me for live coverage of the Impact Wrestling “United We Stand” pay-per-view that will be held tonight in Rahway, New Jersey at the Rayway Recreation Center at 10CT/11ET. The show features Pentagón Jr. and Fenix vs. Rob Van Dam and Sabu, Sami Callihan vs. Jimmy Havoc in a Monster’s Ball, Tessa Blanchard vs. Joey Ryan, “Team Lucha Underground” Aerostar, Drago, Daga and Marty ‘The Moth’ Martínez vs. “Team Impact” Brian Cage, Moose and Eddie Edwards, Jake Crist vs. Kotto Brazil vs. Jack Evans vs. Dante Fox vs. Pat Buck vs. Johnny Impact for a future X Division Title match, Rich Swann vs. Flamita for the X Division Championship, Taya Valkyrie vs. Jordynne Grace vs. Rosemary vs. Katie Forbes for the Knockouts Championship, LAX vs. Ricky Martínez and Low Ki.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to the new Dot Net Weekly audio show today with Jake Barnett and I discussing all the news of the week and giving our WrestleMania 35 predictions. Join us on the ad-free version of the site and access and our entire ten-year audio history by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
-Monday’s WWE Raw received a D grade with 29 percent of the vote in our weekly poll. C finished second with 24 percent of the vote. I gave Raw a C+ grade in that it was a slightly better than average WrestleMania go-home edition.
-Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown received a majority vote of B as the letter grade with 47 percent of the vote. I also gave the show a B grade and felt the show was carried by the opening and closing segments.
–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.
-WrestleMania Axxess begins tonight at 6ET with the following advertised matches at the fan convention: Roderick Strong vs. Tyler Breeze, Dominik Dijakovic vs. Harper, Sanity vs. Undisputed Era, Kassius Ohno vs. Aiden English.
-IndependentWrestling.TV Family Reunion is in Jersey City, New Jersey at White Eagle Hall today at noon ET with the following notable matches: Orange Cassidy vs. Jonathan Gresham for the Independent Wrestling Championship, Kris Statlander and Kimber Lee vs. Shazza McKenzie and Jessica Troy, Kylie Rae and Isaias Velasquez vs. Shotzi Blackheart and Robert Anthony, AC Mack vs. Fred Yehi for the Action Wrestling Championship.
-Evolve 125 is in Queens, New York at La Boom today at noon with the following notable matches: Austin Theory vs. Kyle O’Reilly for the Evolve Championship, Eddie Kingston and Joe Gacy vs. Konosuke Takeshita and MAO for the Evolve Tag Titles, Montez Ford vs. Shane Strickland, Harlem Bravado vs. Adrian Jaoude, Darby Allin vs. Anthony Henry, Higuchi vs. Curt Stallion, and Angelo Dawkins vs. Colby Corino.
-Destiny and Fight Club Pro is in New York, New York at NYC Arena today at 3ET with the following notable matches: Rickey Shane Page vs. Mark Davis, Dezmond Xavier and Zachary Wentz vs. Besties in the World vs. Team White Wolf vs. Session Moth Martina and Orange Cassidy, Chris Brookes, Kid Lykos and Kyle Fletcher vs. Amazing Red, Puma King, and Robbie Eagles, Kip Sabian vs. Penelope Ford vs. Trey Miguel vs. Jake Atlas for the Destiny NEXT Generation Championship, Ethan Page vs. Shane Strickland vs. Sami Callihan.
-WXW is in Queens, New York at La Boom today at 4ET with the following notable matches: Anthony Henry and JD Drake vs. “Aussie Open” Mark Davis and Kyle Fletcher, Yuu vs. LuFisto, LAX vs. Jurn Simmons and Alexander James, Lucky Kid vs. David Starr, and Darby Allin vs. Avalanche.
-Josh Barnett’s Bloodsport will be held today in Jersey City, New Jersey at White Eagle Hall today at 4ET with the following notable matches: Dominic Garrini vs. Phil Baroni, Hideki Suzuki vs. Timothy Thatcher, Killer Kross vs. Davey Boy Smith Jr., Frank Mir vs. Dan Severn, Minoru Suzuki vs. Josh Barnett, Simon Gotch vs. JR Kratos, Masashi Takeda vs. Jonathan Gresham, and Andy Williams vs. Chris Dickinson.
-MLW’s Rise of the Renegades television taping will be held tonight in New York, New York at Melrose Ballroom with the following advertised matches: LA Park vs. Pentagon Jr., Tom Lawlor vs. Jimmy Havoc in a street fight for the MLW Championship, MJF vs. Brian Pillman Jr., Sami Callihan vs. Mance Warner, Minoru Tanaka vs. Daga, Hijo de LA Park vs. Gringo Loco, Ace Romero vs. Josef Samael, Brian Pillman Jr., Davey Boy Smith Jr., and Teddy Hart) vs. MJF, Alex Hammerstone and Richard Holliday in a tables match.
-The WreslteCon Supershow will be held tonight in New York, New York at the New York City Hilton tonight at 7ET with the following notable matches: Will Ospreay vs. Bandido, Dragon Lee vs. Barbaro Cavernario, Zack Sabre vs. Shane Strickland, and Masato Tanaka vs. Eddie Kingston.
-NYWC: A Matter of Pride will be held tonight in Manhattan, New York at Stage 48 at 7ET with the following notable matches: Chris Kanyon Memorial Battle Royal to determine the first champion of A Matter of Pride, Sonny Kiss vs. Melina, AC Mack vs. Jake Atlas, Nyla Rose vs. Marriah Moreno, and Effy vs. Billy Dixon in a Big Gay Street Fight.
-Interspecies Wrestling’s Boner Jam IV: Balls Out will be held tonight in Jersey City, New Jersey at White Eagle Hall today at 7:30ET with the following notable matches: Addy Starr vs. Nick Gage vs. Jeff Cannonball vs. Matt Tremont in a fans bring the LEGO Death Match for the King of Crazy Championship, Sexxxy Eddy vs. Swoggle, Bill Carr and Dan Barry vs. Timmy Lou Retton and White Mike, and Chris Dickinson vs. Chris Brookes.
-DDT Pro “Coming to America” will be held tonight in Queens, New York at La Boom at 8ET with the following matches: Konosuke Takeshita vs. Daisuke Sasaki, MAO vs. Sanshiro Takagi in a weapon rumble, Saki Akai vs. Colt Cabana vs. Kikutaro vs. X vs. Makoto Oishi vs. Kazuki Hirata vs. Yoshihiko vs. Mizuki Watase in a battle royal for the Iron Heavymetalweight Championship, Miyu Yamashita vs. Maki Ito, Harashima and Kazusada Higuchi vs. Ethan Page and Akito vs. Jason Kincaid and Shigehiro Irie, Danshoku Dieno and Antonio Honda vs. Joey Ryan and Royce Issacs, Soma Takao and Tetsuya Endo vs. Yukio Sakaguchi and Masahiro Takanashi.
-MurderMania Night 2 will be held tonight in Brooklyn, New York at Our Wicked Lady at 10:30 ET with the following matches: Air Wolf vs. Pinkie Sanchez vs. Atomic Thunder Frog vs. Arik Cannon, Casanova Valentine vs. Effy.
-Absolute Intense Wrestling “Slumber Party Massacre” is in Jersey City, New Jersey at White Eagle Hall tonight at 11ET with the following notable matches: Eddie Kingston vs. Shinjiro Otani, Scott Steiner vs. Swoggle, Ethan Page and MJF vs. Colt Cabana and Space Monkey, Bestia 666 and Damien 666 vs. Bobby Beverly and Eric Ryan in a Mexican Death Match, Mance Warner vs. Nick Gage, PB Smooth vs. Tom Lawlor vs. Tim Donst vs. Matthew Justice for the AIW Championship.
-Kaiju Big Battel is in Queens, New York at La Boom at 11:55 ET with Erebus vs. Powa Ranjuru for the Kaiju Grand Championship.
Birthdays and Notables
-John Zandig (John Corson) is 48.
-Chelsea Green is 28.
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