By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-NXT Takeover: XXV will be held Saturday in Bridgeport, Connecticut at Webster Bank Arena. The show is headlined by Johnny Gargano vs. Adam Cole for the NXT Championship. Join me for live coverage beginning with the one-hour pre-show at 5:30 CT/6:30 ET, and main show begins at 6CT/7ET. Dot Net Members will hear my exclusive audio review after the show on Saturday night.
-MLW Fury Road will be held on Saturday in Waukesha, Wisconsin at Waukesha County Expo Center. The show is headlined by Tom Lawlor, Ross Von Erich, and Marshall Von Erich vs. “Contra Unit” Jacob Fatu, Simon Gotch, and Josef Samael in a tornado tag match. A one-hour live special will be broadcast from this event on beIN Sports on Saturday at 8CT/9ET.
-We are also looking for reports from the WWE, NXT, MLW, and ROH events listed on this page. 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
-WWE is in Rio Rancho, New Mexico at Santa Ana Star Center tonight with the following advertised matches: Seth Rollins, AJ Styles, and Braun Strowman vs. Baron Corbin, Drew McIntyre, and Bobby Lashley.
-ROH is in Kent, Washington at Showare Center on Saturday with a television taping that includes the following matches: Matt Taven vs. Tracy Williams for the ROH Championship, Kenny King vs. Jay Lethal in the second match of their best of three series (King leads 1-0), Colt Cabana vs. Mark Briscoe for the ROH TV Title, PCO vs. Jay Briscoe, and Jeff Cobb vs. Mark Haskins, TK O’Ryan and Vinny Marseglia vs. The Bouncers, and Rush vs. PJ Black vs. Dalton Castle vs. Flip Gordon in a four corner survival match.
-WWE is in Lubbock, Texas at United Supermarkets Arena on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Seth Rollins vs. Drew McIntyre for the WWE Universal Championship.
-WWE is in Waco, Texas at Extraco Events Center on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Roman Reigns vs. Elias.
-WWE is in College Station, Texas at Reed Arena on Sunday with the Smackdown crew.
-WWE is in San Angelo, Texas at Foster Communications Coliseum on Sunday with the Raw crew.
-ROH is in Portland, Oregon at Viking Pavilion on Sunday with the following advertised lineup: Matt Taven vs. PCO vs. Mark Haskins vs. Flip Gordon in a Defy Or Deny match, Jay Lethal vs. Jay Briscoe, Mark Briscoe vs. Josh Woods, Jeff Cobb vs. PJ Black, The Bouncers vs. TK O’Ryan and Vinny Marseglia vs. Silas Young and Shane Taylor vs. Rush and Dalton Castle in a tag team gauntlet match.
-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
-Takashi Sugiura is 49.
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