By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-NXT is taping television again tonight in Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University. Dot Net’s Zack Zimmerman will be attending again tonight and will have a report available late tonight or on Friday morning. We are also looking for reports from others who attend the tapings. If you are going and want to help, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
-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. 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.
-Friday’s WWE Super ShowDown event received an F grade from 49 percent of the voters in our post show poll. D finished second with 31 percent of our voters. Only six percent of the voters gave the show an above average grade. I gave the show an F.
-Monday’s WWE Raw received an F grade from 41 percent of the voters in our weekly poll. Only 9 percent of the voters gave the show a better than average grade. I gave Raw a D grade.
-Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown received an C grade from 35 percent of the voters in our weekly poll. Only 18 percent gave the show an above average grade. I gave Smackdown a C- grade.
-We are looking for reports from the NXT live events listed below. 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
-NXT events will be held at the Download Festival in Donnington Park in Derby England on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
-NXT is in Ocala, Florida at The Reserve Pavilion at Hilton Ocala on Friday with the local crew.
-NXT is in Orlando, Florida at Orlando Live Events on Saturday with the local crew.
Birthdays and Notables
-“The Mountie” Jacques Rougeau Jr. is 59.
-Virgil (Mike Jones) is 57.
-Headbanger Thrasher (Glenn Ruth) is 50.
-Mitsuharu Misawa died at age 46 on June 13, 2009 after collapsing in the ring in Japan. His family declined to reveal the cause of death, which is believed to be a spinal cord injury.
-Otto Wanz was born on June 13, 1943. He died at age 74 on September 14, 2017.
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