By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-Tonight’s NXT television show features Jordan Myles (f/k/a ACH) vs. Cameron Grimes (f/k/a Trevor Lee) in the finals of the NXT Breakout Tournament. Join John Moore for live coverage as the show streams tonight on WWE Network at 7CT/8ET. John’s audio review will be available for Dot Net Members on Thursday morning.
-The NXT UK show streams this afternoon at 2CT/3ET on WWE Network and includes Ilja Dragunov vs. Kassius Ohno. Haydn Gleed’s audio review will be available on later today..
-The new “Grilling JR” podcast hosted by Jim Ross and Conrad Thompson will be available Thursday at Omny.fm/shows/the-ross-report. The latest show features a tribute to the late Harley Race.
-Chris Jericho’s “Talk Is Jericho” podcast features the “Billy Murray Stories” documentary filmmaker Tommy Avallone. Jericho’s previous show had David Arquette. Listen to Jericho’s shows at Omny.fm/shows/talk-is-jericho.
-The Steve Austin Show features an album clash with Motley Crue’s Too Fast For Love vs. Shout at the Devil with Bully Ray and Dave LaGreca as guests. The weekly show is available at PodcastOne.com.
-Colt Cabana’s latest podcast is labeled “Edinburgh Fringe Fest 2019 Week One.” Listen to the podcast at Soundcloud.com/coltcabana.
-The latest “Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard” podcast focuses on 20 Years of Chris Jericho. Listen to the show at MLWRadio.com.
Birthdays and Notables
-Bob Backlund is 70.
-Bobby Eaton of the Midnight Express is 61.
-WWE Champion Kofi Kingston (Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah) is 38.
-Johnny Gargano is 32.
-The late Eddie Gilbert (Thomas Edward Gilbert) was born on August 14, 1961. He died of a heart attack at age 33 on February 18, 1995.
-The late Buddy Landel (William Ensor) was born on August 14, 1961. He died at age 53 of complications from a car accident on June 22, 2015.
The Best of The Boom features Jim Ross joining Jason Powell in this May 9, 2018 discussion regarding his relationship with Vince McMahon, why Vince sticks with Roman Reigns, how Triple H has changed over the years, and more. New episodes of the Boom are typically available mid-week...