By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-The Ring of Honor Best in the World pay-per-view takes place tonight in Baltimore, Maryland at UMBC Event Center. The show is headlined by Matt Taven vs. Jeff Cobb for the ROH Championship. Join me for live coverage beginning with the pre-show match of Rush vs. Flip Gordon at 7:30CT/8:30ET. The main show begins at 8CT/9ET. Dot Net Members will hear my exclusive audio review later tonight.
-AEW Fyter Fest will be held on Saturday in Daytona Beach, Florida at Ocean Center. The top matches include Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks vs. Pentagon Jr., Fenix, and Laredo Kid, Jon Moxley vs. Joey Janela, and Cody vs. Darby Allin. Join me for live coverage as the event airs free on B/R Live in the United States beginning with the 30-minute Buy In pre-show at 6:30CT/7:30 ET, and the main show begins at 7CT/8ET.
-We are also looking for reports from the WWE events events listed on this page and the NXT events 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 Tokyo, Japan at Ryogoku Arena today with the following advertised matches: Triple H, AJ Styles, Luke Gallows, and Karl Anderson vs. Drew McIntyre, Bobby Lashley, Samoa Joe, and Baron Corbin, Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the WWE Universal Championship, Becky Lynch vs. Alexa Bliss for the Raw Women’s Championship, Ricochet vs. Cesaro for the U.S. Championship, Braun Strowman vs. Robert Roode, The IIconics vs. “The Kabuki Warriors” Asuka and Kairi Sane, The Revival vs. Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins for the Raw Tag Titles.
-WWE is in Tokyo, Japan at Ryogoku Arena on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Seth Rollins, AJ Styles, and Braun Strowman vs. Drew McIntyre, Bobby Lashley, and Baron Corbin, Becky Lynch vs. Asuka vs. Alexa Bliss for the Raw Women’s Championship, Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Robert Roode, The Revival vs. Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins vs. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson for the Raw Tag Titles, and Ricochet vs. Cesaro for the U.S. Championship.
-WWE is in Jackson, Mississippi at Mississippi State Fair Coliseum on Saturday with the following advertised wrestlers: Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler, Elias, Kevin Owens, Finn Balor, Bayley, and Charlotte Flair.
-WWE is in Monroe, Louisiana at Monroe Civic Center on Sunday with the following advertised wrestlers: Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler, Elias, Kevin Owens, Finn Balor, Bayley, and Charlotte Flair.
-ROH is taping television on Saturday in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 2300 Arena. If you attend the show, you are encouraged to send a report or the basic results to firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Evolve 129 is in Queens, New York at La Boom on Saturday with the following advertised matches: Austin Theory vs. Leon Ruff for the Evolve Championship, Roderick Strong vs. Anthony Henry, Tyler Breeze vs. AR Fox, Eddie Kingston and Joe Gacy vs. Anthony Greene and Curt Stallion for the Evolve Tag Titles, Josh Briggs vs. Arturo Ruas, Shotzi Blackheart vs. Brandi Lauren, WWN Champion JD Drake vs. Stephen Wolf vs. Sean Maluta vs. John Silver in a four-way freestyle, Harlem Bravado vs. Babatunde, Adrian Alanis and Liam Grey vs. Brandon Watts and Randy Summers. The show is available for purchase on WWN Live.
-Evolve 130 is in Brooklyn, New York at Saint Finbar Catholic Church Gym on Sunday with the following advertised matches: Austin Theory vs. Roderick Strong in a non-title match, JD Drake vs. Babatunde for the WWN Championship, Tyler Breeze vs. Anthony Greene, Anthony Henry vs. Arturo Ruas, Eddie Kingston and Joe Gacy vs. AR Fox and Leon Ruff vs. John Silver and Alex Reynolds in a three-way freestyle match, Josh Briggs vs. Brandon Taggart, Curt Stallion vs. Sean Maluta, and Brandi Lauren vs. Natalia Markova. The show is available for purchase on WWN Live.
-Impact Wrestling’s next show is “Bash at the Brewery” on July 5 in San Antonio, Texas at Freetail Brewery. Impact works with Booker T’s Reality of Wrestling promotion for Deep Impact on July 6 in Texas City, Texas at Booker T’s gym. Slammiversary will be held on July 7 in Dallas, Texas at Gilley’s Dallas.
-The next MLW event is Kings of Colosseum on July 6 in Chicago, Illinois at Cicero Stadium with Tom Lawlor vs. Jacob Fatu for the MLW Championship.
Birthdays and Notables
-John Heidenreich, who once had his way with Michael Cole, is 47. There’s no word as to whether Heidenreich has claimed that Cole is not his type.
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