By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-The AEW Dark online show is headlined by Kenny Omega vs. Joey Janela in an unsanctioned fight. The show will premiere on Youtube at 6CT/7ET.
-The second edition of NWA Powerrr series features NWA Women’s Champion Allysin Kay. Join me for live coverage today as the show streams this afternoon at 5:05CT/6:05ET on the NWA’s Youtube and Facebook pages
-The majority of Dot Net voters gave AEW Dynamite’s second episode an A in our post show poll with 49 percent of the vote. B finished second with 33 percent of the vote. Only 8 percent of the voters gave the show a sub average grade. Jake Barnett and I both gave the show a B+ in last week’s Dot Net Weekly audio show.
-The NXT on USA Network show earned an A grade from 40 percent of the voters in our post show poll. B finished second with 28 percent. Only 15 percent of the voters gave the show a sub average grade. I gave the show a B+ grade.
-The draft edition of Friday Night Smackdown on Fox scored an F grade from 34 percent of our voters. D finished second with 28 percent of the vote. I gave the show a D- grade.
-The Impact Wrestling Slammiversary pay-per-view will air tonight on AXS TV at 7CT/8ET. The show was held on July 7, 2019 in Dallas, Texas at Gilley’s and featured the following matches: Brian Cage vs. Michael Elgin for the Impact World Championship, Rich Swann vs. Johnny Impact for the X Division Championship, The North vs. LAX vs. The Rascalz for the Impact Wrestling Tag Titles, Taya Valkyrie vs. Jessicka Havok vs. Su Yung vs. Rosemary in a four-way Monster’s Ball for the Knockouts Championship, Rob Van Dam vs. Moose, Tessa Blanchard vs. Sami Callihan, Killer Kross vs. Eddie Edwards in a first blood match, and TJP vs. Trey Miguel vs. Jake Crist vs. Willie Mack. The weekly Impact Wrestling television series will official debut on AXS on Tuesday, October 29.
-The latest Ring of Honor television show is the first show taped in Las Vegas the night after the ROH Death Before Dishonor pay-per-view and features PJ Black vs. Jay Lethal in a first round tournament match for the ROH Championship shot at Final Battle. My written review will be available today along with my members’ exclusive audio review.
-The ninth season of WWE Total Divas continues tonight at 9CT/10ET on E! Network. The is labeled “Rowdy Ronda” and lists Ronda Rousey inviting Natalya to enjoy the simple life on her farm, Sonya Deville attempting to start a feud with Rousey, Trinity/Naomi performing in an underwater mermaid show, Carmella inviting new boyfriend Corey Graves to her ’80s themed housewarming party.
Birthdays and Notables
-Joey Abs (Jason Arhndt) is 48.
-Takeshi Morishima is 41.
-Tama Tonga (Alipate Aloisio Leone) of the Guerrillas of Destiny tag team is 37.
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