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 on AEW Dark: Elevation, we get the debut of WCW veteran Crowbar accompanied by ECW legend The Blue Meanie as he takes on Joey Janela. We also get FTR vs. Lee Moriarty & LSG and Ruby Soho vs. Emi Sakura.
NXT UK has it’s last show without fans as we get the Heritage Cup Tournament finals with Noam Dar taking on Wolfgang. Blair Davenport also gets reinstated on the request of Stevie Turner, Jinny vs. Emilia McKenzie and Sam Gradwell vs. Mark Andrews.
On NJPW Strong, Minoru Suzuki makes his Strong debut as he takes on Fred Rosser. Tom Lawlor defends his Openweight Championship in an amazing 20 minute contest against Ren Narita, and Robbie Eagles also makes his Strong debut as he takes on Jay White.
Also, Evil Uno took on Anthony Greene on AEW Dark, Sarray and the Creed Brothers debut on 205 Live, Tag Team Tournament semi-finals on NWA Powerrr, championship contenders match with Willow vs. Angelina Love vs. Miranda Alize on ROH, MACE & T-Bar vs. The Viking Raiders on Main Event, and more!
PLUS, Siino runs through his time at New York Comic Con and his interactions with MJF and the WIFN: The Beauty of Blackness in Professional Wrestling panel with Faye Jackson and others.
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