John Siino reviews this week’s editions of AEW Dark, AEW Dark: Elevation, NXT UK, NWA Powerrr, 205 Live, NJPW Strong, Ring of Honor, and Main Event in under 15 minutes on Shot In The Dark.
This week on AEW Dark: Elevation, it’s the first show on the road from Miami, Florida which includes Darby Allin w/ Sting vs. Angelico in the main event. Also, Jora Johl finally gives an answer to Matt Hardy and the Hardy Family Office, we see the return of Yuka Sakazaki, Jade Cargill steps away to go to Hollywood and the wrestling debut of one of Bobby Lashley’s Ladies (?)
AEW Dark has 18 matches from Daily’s Place, including Angelico vs. Wheeler YUTA in the main event, the debut of Rickey Shane Page and Diamante issues out a challenge to Big Swole.
And on NXT UK, Blair Davenport (f/k/a Bea Priestley) makes her debut against Laura Di Matteo, Mark Andrews tries to earn Subculture a tag team title shot as he takes on Pretty Deadly’s Lewis Howley and Trent Seven vs. Eddie Dennis go at it in the main event.
PLUS a live report from his attendance at MLW Battle Riot III in Philadelphia, PA.
Also, we get a special episode of NWA Powerrr Surge dedicated to Joseph Hudson, the Road to Tag Team Turbulence begins on NJPW Strong with Josh Alexander vs. Rocky Romero, LFI vs. The Foundation vs. Violence Unlimited triple threat action on ROH, Josh Briggs and Odyssey Jones make their debuts on 205 Live, Veer vs. Jeff Hardy on Main Event and more!
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