By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-The NWA Crockett Cup pay-per-view will be held on Saturday in Concord, North Carolina at Cabarrus Arena. The event features Nick Aldis vs. Marty Scurll for the NWA Championship along with the entire eight-team Crockett Cup tag team tournament. Join me for live coverage as the pay-per-view airs on Saturday night at 6CT/7ET. Dot Net Members will hear my exclusive audio review afterward.
-The Impact Wrestling Rebellion pay-per-view will held on Sunday in Toronto, Ontario at the Rebel Complex. The show includes Johnny Impact vs. Brian Cage for the Impact World Championship, and Pentagon Jr. and Fenix vs. LAX in a Full Metal Mayhem match for the Impact Tag Titles. Join me for live coverage on Sunday night at 7CT/8ET. Dot Net Members will hear my exclusive audio review afterward.
-Impact Wrestling airs on Pursuit Channel and Twitch TV tonight at 9CT/10ET. The main event features Johnny Impact, Pentagon Jr., and Fenix vs. Brian Cage and LAX in the main event, plus final hype for Rebellion. John Moore’s review will be available on Saturday morning.
-There are no WWE live events this weekend. Monday’s Raw will be in Lexington, Kentucky at Rupp Arena, Smackdown has a Monday live event in Huntington, West Virginia, and Tuesday’s Smackdown will be held in Columbus, Ohio at Schottenstein Center.
-We are also looking for reports from the NWA Crockett Cup, Impact Wrestling Rebellion, and 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
-The next Ring of Honor events are the War of the Worlds show that will be held on May 8 in Buffalo, New York, May 9 in Toronto, Ontario, May 10 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and May 12 in Villa Park, Illinois. The shows will feature talent from ROH and New Japan Pro Wrestling.
-The next Evolve events will be Evolve 127 on May 10 in Livonia, Michigan and Evolve 128 on May 11 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
-The next MLW event will be held on June 1 in in Waukesha, Wisconsin at Waukesha County Expo Center with a television taping.
Birthdays and Notables
-Kane (Glenn Jacobs) is 52.
-David “Tank” Abbott is 54.
-Ron Reis is 49. He played the role of The Yeti in WCW.
-Amazing Red (Jonathan Figueroa) is 37.
-The late Jerry Blackwell was born on April 26, 1949. He died at age 45 on January 22, 1995 due to complications from injuries suffered in a car accident.
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