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 NJPW Strong we have the finals in the Strong Openweight Tag Team Championship Tournament as Aussie Open takes on Christopher Daniels and Yuya Uemura, as well as Big Damo vs. Hikuleo and Jorel Nelson vs. Shane Haste.
NXT UK has the first-round matches in the UK Championship Tournament with Oliver Carter vs. Charlie Dempsey and Trent Seven vs. Wolfgang. Thea Hail also makes her NXT UK debut against Eliza Alexander.
On AEW Dark: Elevation, has the return of Penelope Ford as she takes on Heather Reckless, Konosuke Takeshita faces Cezar Bononi before heading back overseas and Hikaru Shida teams up with ThunderStorm to take on Emi Sakura, Marina Shafir & Nyla Rose.
Also, Kayla Rossi makes her wrestling debut on AEW Dark, Bronco Nima & Lucien Price debut on NXT Level Up, Ricky Morton vs. VSK on NWA USA, Larry D debuts on NWA Powerrr, Madison Rayne vs. Mia Yim on IMPACT Wrestling, Mustafa Ali vs. T-Bar on WWE Main Event and more!
PLUS Siino runs down the WrestleMania 39 Launch Party.
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