John Siino reviews this week’s editions of AEW Dark, AEW Dark: Elevation, NXT UK, IMPACT Wrestling, NXT Level Up, NJPW Strong, NWA USA, NWA Powerrr, and Main Event in under 15 minutes on Shot In The Dark.
This week on AEW Dark, Wheeler Yuta defends the ROH Pure Championship against Josh Woods, in a rematch from Supercard of Honor XV. Angelico is able to find a new tag team partner from AFO in Jora Johl, Bear Country takes on The WorkHorsemen, a 10-man match between The Factory and NJPW Strong’s LA Dojo and in a ‘bonus Dark match’ Keith Lee & Swerve Strickland take on Chaos Project.
IMPACT Wrestling brings back the Gauntlet for the Gold to determine a #1 contender for Josh Alexander at Slammiversary. Gail Kim announces the competitors for the first ever ‘Queen of the Mountain’, Josh Alexander & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Jay White & El Phantasmo and we get a qualifying match for Ultimate X.
On NXT UK, it is the 200th Episode as Ivy Nile debuts to take on Nina Samuels. Ilja Dragunov defends the NXT UK Championship against Jordan Devlin in a Loser Leaves NXT UK match. Kenny Williams tries to figure out who Tiger Turan is and Dave Mastiff and Jack Starz thank ‘Cousin Tony’ for their dinner.
Also, Mercedes Martinez defends the ROH Women’s World Championship on AEW Dark: Elevation, Sanga debuts on NXT Level Up, MJ Jenkins debuts on NWA USA, Mickie James vs. Natalia Markova on NWA Powerrr, Hikuleo accepts Jay White’s ‘U-S of Jay’ open challenge on NJPW Strong, Apollo Crews vs. Akira Tozawa on Main Event and more!
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