By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-The WWE Money in the Bank pay-per-view will be held on Sunday in Hartford, Connecticut at XL Center. The show features men’s and women’s MITB ladder matches, two Becky Lynch title matches, Kofi Kingston vs. Kevin Owens for the WWE Championship, and Seth Rollins vs. AJ Styles for the WWE Universal Championship. Join me for live coverage of WWE MITB beginning with the one-hour Kickoff Show at 5CT/6ET. Dot Net Members will hear an exclusive audio review hosted by Jake Barnett and I after the show on Sunday night.
-Impact Wrestling airs on Pursuit Channel and Twitch TV tonight at 9CT/10ET. The show includes Killer Kross vs. Eddie Edwards. John Moore’s review will be available on Saturday morning.
-We are also looking for reports from the WWE 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 email@example.com
-WWE is in Berlin, Germany at Mercedes-Benz Arena today with the following advertised matches: Kofi Kingston vs. AJ Styles vs. Randy Orton in a Triple Threat for the WWE Championship, Samoa Joe vs. Ali for the United States Championship.
-WWE is in Cardiff, Wales at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena today with the following advertised lineup: Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, and Braun Strowman vs. Drew McIntyre, Baron Corbin, and Bobby Lashley, Finn Balor vs. Elias for the Intercontinental Championship, Becky Lynch vs. Alexa Bliss vs. Lacey Evans for the Raw Women’s Championship, Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins vs. Bobby Roode and Chad Gable for the Raw Tag Titles, Lucha House Party vs. Jinder Mahal and The Singh Brothers, Apollo Crews vs. Mojo Rawley.
-The next MLW event will be held on June 1 in in Waukesha, Wisconsin at Waukesha County Expo Center with a television taping.
-The next ROH events will be held on June 1 with a television taping in Kent, Washington at Showare Center, and June 2 with a live event in Portland, Oregon at Viking Pavilion.
-The next Impact Wrestling events will be June 6-7 in Queens, New York at the Melrose Ballroom. Both events will be television tapings.
-The next Evolve events will be Evolve 129 on June 29 in Queens, New York at La Boom and Evolve 130 on June 30 in Brooklyn, New York at Saint Finbar Catholic Church Gym.
Birthdays and Notables
-Earl and Dave Hebner are 70.
-Alex Wright is 44.
-Dash Wilder (Daniel Wheeler) of The Revival is 32.
-The late Nancy Benoit was born on May 17, 1964. She and her son Daniel were murdered by her husband Chris Benoit on June 22, 2007.
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