By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-Impact Wrestling airs tonight on AXS TV at 7CT/8ET. The show will feature Tessa Blanchard and Rich Swann vs. Sami Callihan and Madman Fulton. John Moore’s review of this show will be available on Wednesday morning along with my members’ exclusive audio review and Hit List.
-The latest NWA Powerrr episode streams today at 5:05CT/6:05ET on the NWA’s YouTube and Facebook pages. My review will be available either as a live review or immediately following the show.
-The AEW Dark online show had an early premiere and was headlined by Frankie Kazarian, Scorpio Sky, and Cima vs. Kip Sabian, Jack Evans, and Angelico. The show typically premieres Tuesdays on the AEW YouTube page at 6CT/7ET.
-AEW Full Gear received an A grade from 56 percent of our voters. B finished second with 32 percent of the vote. I gave the show a B grade, and Jake Barnett gave it a B- in our members’ exclusive audio review on Saturday night.
-Jon Moxley vs. Kenny Omega in a lights out match scored 53 percent of the vote in our AEW Full Gear best match vote. Chris Jericho vs. Cody for the AEW Championship finished second in the voting with 29 percent of the vote. I was not a fan of the main event and gave the nod to Jericho vs. Cody.
-Friday Night Smackdown on Fox scored a D grade from 34 percent of our voters. F finished second with 30 percent of the vote. I gave the formula show a D- grade.
-The NXT on USA Network show earned an A grade from 46 percent of the voters in our post show poll. B finished second with 27 percent. I gave the show another A- grade.
-The majority of Dot Net voters gave AEW Dynamite an A grade in our post show poll with 53 percent of the vote. B finished second with 22 percent of the vote. I gave the show an A- grade.
-The latest Ring of Honor television show features PCO vs. Marty Scurll in the finals of the tournament to determine who will challenge for the ROH Championship 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 “I Will Prevail” and lists Sonya Deville learning that she will make history with the first LGBTQ storyline (did I miss that one?), and Natalya views for her first WrestleMania moment in hopes of honoring her late father.
Birthdays and Notables
-Disco Inferno (Glenn Gilbertti) is 52.
-Elektra (Donna Adamo) is 49.
-The late Matt Cappotelli was born on November 12, 1979. He died at age 38 following a battle with brain cancer on June 29, 2018.
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