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 NXT UK, Ilja Dragunov has to vacate the NXT UK Championship due to injury and an 8-man tournament is announced to crown a new champion. We also get Chase U coming over to the United Kingdom, Oliver Carter fighting off Die Familie and Blair Davenport disrupting plans for the intended main event of Meiko Satomura vs. Sarray.
AEW Dark has Sonny Kiss contemplating an offer from The Trustbusters, Orange Cassidy vs. Anthony Henry, Ruby Soho, Athena & Hikaru Shida vs. Serena Deeb, Emi Sakura & Leva Bates and Vickie Guerrero introduces ‘The Beasts of Burden’.
On NXT Level Up, Quincy Elliott rides into the main event after Xyon Quinn makes an open challenge. We also get Arianna Grace vs. Thea Hail and Dante Chen & Guru Raaj vs. Bryson Montana & Damaris Griffin.
Also, we get two episodes of AEW Dark: Elevation, the 2-year anniversary of NJPW Strong, Homicide defends the Junior Heavyweight Championship against PJ Hawx on NWA USA, Trevor Murdoch vs. Pope on NWA Powerrr, a Derby City Street Fight on IMPACT Wrestling, Omos vs. Ezekiel on WWE Main Event and more!
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