SITD 3/17/21: AEW Dark: Elevation debut, NJ Cup USA qualifiers

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John Siino reviews this week’s editions of AEW Dark, AEW Dark: Elevation, NXT UK, 205 Live, NJPW Strong, Ring of Honor and Main Event in under 15 minutes on Shot In The Dark.

This week we see the first episode of AEW Dark: Elevation with Paul Wight making his commentary debut, Tony Khan setting up Kenny Omega’s next matchup and Riho vs. Maki Itoh in the main event.

On the regular Tuesday AEW Dark, we get 15 more matches including a tag team match where both teams tease some dissension at the end.

On NXT UK, we see the debut of the former Metehan/Lucky Kid as Teoman, plus Ben Carter revealing his new name and a mixed tag team match in the main event.

Also, NJPW Strong continues it’s New Japan Cup USA qualifying matches, Curt Stallion & Mansoor continue their love/hate relationship on 205 Live, the road to the 19th Anniversary show continues on Ring of Honor, Main Event and more!

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