NXT and Impact tapings (reports needed), Dot Net Weekly, WWE SummerSlam, NXT Takeover, Raw, and Smackdown poll results, NXT weekend (reports needed), Kazuo Yamazaki, Ryo Saito, Ruckus

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

-NXT is taping television tonight in Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University. If you attend the taping, you are encouraged to send reports or basic results to dotnetjason@gmail.com.

-Impact Wrestling is taping television tonight and Friday night in Mexico City, Mexico at Fronton Mexico. Tenille Dashwood will make her Impact debut at these shows. If you attend either taping, you are encouraged to send reports or basic results to dotnetjason@gmail.com.

-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 and previewing the loaded weekend. 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.

-Saturday’s NXT Takeover: Toronto scored an A grade from 62 percent of the Dot Net voters in our post show poll. B finished second with 34 percent of the vote. I gave the show a B+ grade.

-Dot Net readers voted Adam Cole vs. Johnny Gargano in a best of three falls match for the NXT Championship as the best match of NXT Takeover: Toronto with 67 percent of the vote. Candice LeRae vs. Io Shirai finished second with 24 percent. I agree with the readers with the voters.

-Sunday’s WWE SummerSlam received a B grade for 43 percent of the Dot Net poll voters. C finished second with 27 percent of the vote. Jake Barnett and I both gave SummerSlam a B- grade in our members’ exclusive audio review on Sunday night.

-Dot Net readers gave Brock Lesnar vs. Seth Rollins for the WWE Universal Championship the best SummerSlam match nod with 36 percent of the vote. Bray Wyatt vs. Finn Balor finished second with 19 percent, and Trish Stratus vs. Charlotte Flair finished third with 17 percent. I agree with the voters on their best match pick.

-Monday’s WWE Raw received a B grade from 32 percent of the voters in our weekly poll. A and C finished tied for second with 21 percent each. I gave show a B grade.

-Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown received a B grade from 44 percent of the voters in our weekly poll. I gave the show a B+ grade with some taken off for the continued overuse of Shane McMahon.

-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 dotnetjason@gmail.com

-NXT is in Sebring, Florida at Highlands Today Center on Friday with the local crew.

-NXT is in Dayton Beach, Florida at Midtown Cultural & Educational Center with the local crew.

Birthdays and Notables

-Kazuo Yamazaki is 57.

-Ryo Saito is 40.

-Ruckus (Claude Marrow) is 31.


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