By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-The Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Supercard will be held tonight in New York, New York at Madison Square Garden. The show is headlined by Jay White vs. Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship, and Jay Lethal vs. Matt Taven vs. Marty Scurll ladder match for the ROH Championship. Join me for live coverage beginning with the Honor Rumble pre-show match beginning at 6:30CT/7:30ET. The event is available on HonorClub, New Japan World, FITE TV, and pay-per-view television. Will Pruett and I will be by after the show tonight with a members’ exclusive audio review.
-The WWE Hall of Fame ceremony airs will be held tonight in Brooklyn, New York at Barclays Center. WWE Network is airing a red carpet event at 5CT/6ET, and the actual ceremony begins at 6CT/7ET. DX will be the headliners for the show. We will not have live coverage of this event this year, as I will be covering the G1 Supercard 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.
-WrestleMania Axxess will be held today in Brooklyn, New York at Pier 12 and features three sets of NXT UK television tapings.
-Wrestling Revolver Pancakes and Piledrivers III will be held this morning at 11ET in New York City at Hilton Midtown with the following advertised matches: Chuck Mambo vs. Rich Swann, Adam Brooks vs. Matt Cross, Fallah Bahh vs. Ace Romero vs. Madman Fulton vs. Larry D vs. Fatu vs. Dan Maff, AR Fox vs. JT Dunn vs. Ace Austin vs. Sammy Guevara, Ricky Shane Page vs. Tessa Blanchard, Dezmond Xavier and Zachary Wentz vs. Pentagon Jr. and Fénix vs. LAX vs. Aussie Open vs. Besties in the World vs. Team Tremendous in a gauntlet match for the Wrestling Revolver Tag Titles, Sami Callihan, Dave Crist and Jake Crist vs. Shane Strickland, Eddie Kingston and Joe Gacy, Moose vs. Brian Cage vs. David Starr.
-GCW Presents “Orange Cassidy is doing something or whatever” will be held today at noon ET in Jersey City, New Jersey at White Eagle Hall with the following notable matches: Jonathan Gresham vs. Shinjiro Otani, Chuck Taylor vs. Trent in a one minute time limit, Ultramantis Black vs. Nick Gage.
-The WWN Live Experience Wrap Up is in Brooklyn, New York at The Bell House at 2ET with Kaiju Big Battel vs. DDT: Double Danger Time.
-House of Glory “Culture Clash” will be held in New York at NYC Arena at 2ET today with the following notable matches: Low Ki and LAX vs. The Great Muta, Pentagon Jr. and Tajiri, The Private Party vs. Juicy Product, Fenix vs. Amazing Red.
-Chaotic Wrestling “Chaos for a Cause” is in Rahway, New Jersey at the Rahway Recreation Center at 2ET with the following notable matches on the Connor’s Cure benefit show: Anthony Greene vs. Tommy Dreamer, Christian Cassanova vs. JT Dunn for the Heavyweight Championship, Mike Verna vs. Pat Buck for the New England Championship, Tasha Steelz vs. Alisha Edwards for the Women’s Championship, Chase Del Monte vs. Richard Holliday.
-IWS Wrestling “Unstoppable” will be held today at 4ET in Jersey City, New Jersey at White Eagle Hall with the following notable matches: Matt Tremont vs. Nick Gage vs. The Green Phantom, Sexxxy Eddy vs. Arik Cannon in an Alcobrawl Match, Kevin Blanchard vs. Ophidian.
-Uncanny Attractions “Drags and Dropkicks” is in Brooklyn, New York at House of Yes at 6:30ET with the following matches: Jamie Senegal vs. Everett Cross, Casanova Valentine vs. MV Young, Lee Moriarty vs. Pinkie Sanchez, Ganon Jones Jr. and Duke Davis vs. Remy LaVey and Jason Gory vs. Ariel Monroe and Roni Nicole, and an Effy Open Challenge.
-Alfredo Palenque’s Lucha Libre en el Bronx is in the Bronx at Gauchos Gym at 7:30ET with the following advertised talent: Blue Demon Jr., Tinieblas Jr., Ciclón Ramírez Jr., Canek Jr., Pantera Blanca Jr., Aluche, René Guajardo Jr., Big Kzuky, Bince Stell, Ortiz, Pasión Cristal, Súper Comando, Cota.
-CZW vs. WrestlePro will be held in Jersey City, New Jersey at White Eagle Hall at 8ET with the following notable matches: Matt Macintosh vs. Johnny Silver, Kris Statlander (c) vs. Leyla Hirsch for the WSU Spirit Championship, Fallah Bah vs. Anthony Greene, Anthony Bowens vs. DJ Hyde, Jos A and Jos B vs. The Rep, Dan Maff vs. Mance Warner for the CZW Championship, Craig Steele vs. Matt Tremont, Bull James vs. Caq vs. Shawn Donovan.
-GCW presents Joey Janela’s Spring Break III, Part 2 is in Jersey City, New Jersey at White Eagle Hall at 11:59ET with the following notable matches: La Park vs. Masato Tanaka, Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson vs. LAX, The Greatest Clusterf— featuring Parrow, Essa Rios, Arik Cannon, Crowbar, Nate Webb, Brendan (Lead Singer from Wheatus), plus Necro Butcher, Mantaur, Jeff Farmer/Bogus Sting, Ophidian, Crowbar.
Birthdays and Notables
-Peter Maivia was born on April 6, 1937. The grandfather of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson died of cancer at age 45 on June 12, 1982
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