John Siino reviews this week’s editions of AEW Dark, AEW Dark: Elevation, NXT UK, 205 Live, NJPW Strong, NWA Powerrr, Ring of Honor, and Main Event in under 15 minutes on Shot In The Dark
This week we get the debut of AEW Dark from the ‘AEW Dark Zone’ at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. This includes both Jade Cargill and Leyla Hirsch sending a message to each other ahead of their upcoming match, as well as the Sonny Kiss-Joey Janela and Diamante-Big Swole feuds continuing.
NXT UK continues its Heritage Cup Tournament as Wolfgang takes on Sam Gradwell. Blair Davenport also faces consequences from her actions last week, Emilia McKenzie challenges Steve Turner and we look back at Ilja Dragunov vs. WALTER from Takeover 36 with commentary from Rhea Ripley, Drew McIntyre, Cesaro, Finn Balor, and more.
On NWA Powerrr, we have former tag team partners Jax Dane and Crimson in a ‘Humiliation Showdown’ (slap fight). Nick Aldis has some nice words for Trevor Murdoch before taking some time off, Chelsea Green stays in her ‘hot mess’ character and the tag team tournament continues.
PLUS, Siino gives a preview of the AEW Dynamite shows from Newark and Queens.
Also, The Butcher & The Blade and Anna Jay & Tay Conti reunite on AEW Dark: Elevation, new tag team champions are crowned on ROH, Valentina Feroz and Katrina Cortez debut on 205 Live, we have the 2nd LA Dojo Showcase on NJPW Strong, Doudrop debuts on Main Event against the returning Dana Brooke, and more!
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