By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-The Impact Wrestling Hard To Kill pay-per-view will be held on Saturday at 7CT/8ET. The show is headlined by Mickie James vs. Deonna Purrazzo in a Texas Deathmatch for the Knockouts Championship, and Moose vs. Matt Cardona vs. W Morrissey for the Impact World Championship. Join us for live coverage on Saturday as the show airs on pay-per-view and FITE TV at 7CT/8ET.
-AEW Battle of the Belts takes place on Saturday in Charlotte, North Carolina at Bojangles Arena. The show includes Cody Rhodes vs. Sammy Guevara for the TNT Title. Join us for live coverage as the show airs on TNT at 7CT/8ET.
-WWE Friday Night Smackdown is live tonight from Uncasville, Connecticut at Mohegan Sun Arena. Brock Lesnar stated on Raw that he will appear on the show to confront Roman Reigns, who has been medically cleared to return from his bout with COVID-19. Join me for our weekly live review as Smackdown airs on Fox at 7CT/8ET. Dot Net Members will hear my exclusive audio review.
-Tonight’s AEW Rampage was taped on Wednesday in Newark, New Jersey at Prudential Center. The show includes the Rampage debut of Jake Atlas. Join Colin McGuire for his live review as the show airs at 9CT/10ET on TNT. Colin’s weekly same night audio review will be available for Dot Net Members.
-WWE 205 Live will stream on WWE Network tonight at 9CT/10ET. We are looking for a new writer to cover the 205 Live show. If you are interested, email me at email@example.com.
-NJPW Strong streams Saturdays on the New Japan World at 7CT/8ET. Dot Net contributor Colin McGuire’s written reviews and Dot Net Members’ exclusive audio reviews are available on Sunday morning.
-We are looking reports from the WWE SuperShow events that will be held this weekend. If you are going to either show listed below, you are encouraged to send a report or even the basic results to firstname.lastname@example.org
-WWE is in Glens Falls, New York at Cool Insuring Arena on Saturday. There are no matches listed on the host venue’s website.
-WWE is in Boston, Massachusetts at TD Garden on Sunday. The venue’s website is dated, but some of the matches include Becky Lynch vs. Bianca Belair vs. Liv Morgan in a Triple Threat for the Raw Women’s Championship, The Usos vs. Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods for the Smackdown Tag Titles, and Randy Orton and Riddle vs. The Street Profits for the Raw Tag Titles.
Birthdays and Notables
-CW Anderson (Christopher Wright) is 51.
-Alisha Edwards is 35.
-Former WWE wrestler Jack Gallagher (Oliver “Jack” Claffey) is 32.
-Darby Allin (Samuel Ratsch) is 25.
-The late Chavo Guerrero Sr. (Salvador Guerrero III) was born on January 7, 1949. He died of liver cancer at age 68 on February 11, 2017.
-The late Gary Albright died of a heart attack age 36 on January 7, 2000.