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, Mark Coffey defends the Heritage Cup Championship against former champion Noam Dar. We also have our two semi-final matches in the NXT UK Championship Tournament with Trent Seven vs. Oliver Carter and Joe Coffey vs. Tyler Bate.
IMPACT Wrestling has the trios debut of Time Machine (KUSHIDA, Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin) as they take on Violent by Design. VXT also defend the Knockouts Tag Team Championship against Jordynne Grace & Mia Yim and Jessicka makes her “debut” against Alisha.
On NWA Powerrr, we have the fallout from NWA 74 with a special appearance by Ricky Steamboat. Matt Cardona tries to get revenge against Rolando Freeman in a no disqualification match and Aron Stevens’ introduces a new ‘Question Mark’.
Also, Hikaru Shida defends the Regina Di WAVE Championship against Emi Sakura on AEW Dark: Elimination, KUSHIDA & Ren Narita vs. The Workhorsemen on NJPW Strong, Nathan Frazer vs. Ikemen Jiro on NXT Level Up, Rush vs. Blake Christian on AEW Dark, Cedric Alexander & Mustafa Ali vs. Shelton Benjamin & T-BAR on WWE Main Event and more!
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