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 WWE Main Event in under 15 minutes on Shot In The Dark.
This week on IMPACT Wrestling, the Motor City Machine Guns battle as it’s Alex Shelley vs. Chris Sabin in a #1 contenders match that also includes the debut of KUSHIDA, Chelsea Green & Deonna Purrazzo reveal their new ‘VXT’ tag team and Rosemary & Taya Valkyrie continue to help ‘Jessicka’ turn back to Havok.
NJPW Strong continues the Openweight Tag Team Championship Tournament as Christopher Daniels & Yuya Uemura take on TMDK in a semi-final match. Legendary luchador Negro Casas makes his Strong debut as he teams up with Lucas Riley & Adrian Quest to take on David Finlay, Rocky Romero & Mascara Dorada.
On AEW Dark, PAC defends his All-Atlantic Championship in Dublin, Ireland for OTT Wrestling against LJ Cleary, Ari Daivari speaks about his ‘Trust Fund’ and introduces Slim J & Cole Karter gets his first win.
Also, AR Fox debuts & Baron Black (0-50) gets his first win on AEW Dark: Elevation, Tyler Bate returns to get his revenge on Trent Seven on NXT UK, Kerry Morton vs. Colby Corino on NWA USA, special ‘EmPowerrred’ episode of NWA Powerrr, Duke Hudson vs. Hank Walker on NXT Level Up, Alpha Academy vs. Cedric Alexander & Mustafa Ali on WWE Main Event and more!
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