WWE live events (reports needed), Impact Wrestling in California (reports needed), NJPW G1, next ROH, AEW, MLW and Evolve dates, Takayuki Iizuka, Davey Boy Smith Jr., Austin Theory

By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

-We are looking for reports from all of the weekend 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 dotnetjason@gmail.com

-WWE is in Fort Wayne, Indiana at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Friday with the following advertised matches: Seth Rollins vs. Baron Corbin in a no holds barred match, Becky Lynch vs. Lacey Evans for the Raw Women’s Championship, AJ Styles vs. Ricochet vs. Cesaro for the U.S. Championship.

-Impact Wrestling Unbreakable will be held tonight in Santa Ana California at Esports Arena. The show features Tessa Blanchard vs. Sami Callihan for a future title shot and will be broadcast on Impact Plus.

-WWE is in Toledo, Ohio at Huntington Center on Saturday with the Raw crew.

-WWE canceled Saturday’s Smackdown live event in Bowling Green, Kentucky at EA Diddle Arena. WWE cited a scheduling conflict.

-The NJPW G1 Climax Tournament continues Saturday in Osaka, Japan at Edion Arena with the following A-Block matches: Kazuchika Okada vs. Sanada, Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Kota Ibushi, Will Ospreay vs. Evil, Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Lance Archer, and Kenta vs. Bad Luck Fale.

-Impact will be in Los Angeles, California at Florentine Gardens on Saturday with the Star Struck on Twitch event.

-WWE is in Erie, Pennsylvania at Erie Insurance Arena on Sunday with the following advertised matches: Seth Rollins vs. Baron Corbin in a no holds barred match, Becky Lynch vs. Lacey Evans for the Raw Women’s Championship, AJ Styles vs. Ricochet vs. Cesaro for the U.S. Championship, Braun Strowman vs. Sami Zayn.

-WWE canceled Sunday’s Smackdown live event in Danville, Illinois at Davis S Palmer Arena. WWE cited a scheduling conflict.

The NJPW G1 Climax Tournament continues Sunday in Osaka, Japan at Edion Arena with the following B-Block matches: Tetsuya Naito vs. Shingo Takagi, Jon Moxley vs. Jay White, Hirooki Goto vs. Jeff Cobb, Juice Robinson vs. Taichi, Tomohiro Ishii vs. Toru Yano.

-Impact Wrestling will be in Port Hueneme, California at Oceanview Pavilion on Saturday with a television taping.

-The ROH Summer Supercard will be held on August 9 in Toronto, Ontario at Mattamy Athletic Center with Matt Taven vs. Alex Shelley for the ROH Championship.

-The next Evolve dates are Evolve 133 on August 24 in Livonia, Michigan at Monaghan Knights Of Columbus Hall, and Evolve 134 on August 25 in Chicago, Illinois at Logan Square Auditorium.

-The next AEW event is the All Out pay-per-view on August 31 in Chicago, Illinois at Sears Centre. The Young Bucks vs. Pentagon Jr. and Fenix in a ladder match, and Cody vs. Shawn Spears are among the expected matches.

-MLW’s War Chamber will be held September 7 in Dallas, Texas at NYTEX Sports Centre.

Birthdays and Notables

-Takayuki Iizuka is 53.

-Davey Boy Smith Jr. (Harry Smith) is 34.

-Austin Theory (Austin White) is 23.


The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features guest Eli Drake talking about signing with the NWA, his departure from Impact Wrestling, rejecting an intergender match with Tessa Blanchard, his WWE developmental run, and much more...


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