SITD 8/11/21: Janela Turns On Sonny, New NWA TV Champion

SITD 8/11/2021: Janela Turns On Sonny, New NWA TV Champion
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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 we are treated to TWO episodes of AEW Dark, which includes a sit down interview with Diamante & Big Swole conducted by Mark Henry, as well as matches with 2.0 (the former Ever-Rise), Hikuleo, Daniel Garcia, Darby Allin, the debuting Zeda Zhang and Bear Country reunite.

Ring of Honor continues the ROH Women’s Championship Tournament with Quinn McKay attempting to get her first win as she takes on Mandy Leon, Marti Belle vs. Trish Adora as well as a tag team main event with MexiSquad taking on VLNCE UNLTD.

On NXT UK, A-Kid takes on Jordan Devlin in the first ever Iron Match match here going 30 minutes, Meiko Satomura meets her next challenger and they announce the eight competitors for a Heritage Cup #1 Contender’s Tournament.

PLUS, Siino gets interrupted with a surprise challenge for upNXT Summer, that pushes him to his limits… and past the 15 minutes!

Also, Joey Janela & Sonny Kiss’ Bad Romance comes to an end on AEW Dark: Elevation, The Pope defends his Television Championship against Tyrus on a special extra Friday episode of NWA Powerrr, Leon Ruff and Ari Sterling have their last matches on 205 Live, Team Filthy adds two new members on NJPW Strong, Jaxson Ryker vs. Cedric Alexander on Main Event and more!

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  • Tuesday: upNXT – NXT Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Wednesday: Shot In The Dark w/ John Siino (Free Show)
  • Wednesday: BDElite – AEW Dynamite Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Saturday: AAA TripleMania XXIX WatchAlong & Review (Free Show/Twitch/Card subject to change)

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  • Thursday 12th: Best Match Ever – TripleMania
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Last week’s shows included Best Match Ever: Daniel Bryan, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), wasNXT and more! 

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