SITD 6/23/21: Josh Alexander NJPW debut, Hardy Family Office recruits

SITD 6/23/21: Josh Alexander NJPW debut, Hardy Family Office recruits
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John Siino reviews this week’s editions of AEW Dark, AEW Dark: Elevation, NXT UK, NWA Powerrr, 205 Live, NJPW Strong, Ring of Honor, and Main Event in under 15 minutes on Shot In The Dark.

This week on NWA Powerrr, we get the wrestling debut of The Masked Mystery man, Thunder Rosa & Serena Deeb continue their feud by bringing in Kylie Rae & Skye Blue as their proteges, and we get another triple threat qualifying match for the NWA National Title as Parrow tries to fight off Strictly Business with Chris Adonis & Thom Latimer.

NJPW Strong sees the debut of IMPACT Wrestling X Division Champion Josh Alexander, as he takes on Alex Coughlin. We also have Satoshi Kojima vs. JR Kratos in the main event and the new team of Bateman & Barrett Brown take on Fred Rosser & Adrian Quest. 

And on ROH, the Survival of the Fittest Tournament continues as Bandido takes on Bateman, including the return of Vincent and in the main event; Tony Deppen defends the Television Championship against Dragon Lee & Tracy Williams in a triple threat.

Also, Hardy Family Office makes an offer to a debuting superstar to join them on AEW Dark: Elevation, Subculture takes on Jinny & Joseph Connors on NXT UK, we get a rare under an hour episode of AEW Dark, Ikemen Jiro singles debut on 205 Live, Ricochet vs. Gulak on Main Event and more!

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