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, we have the 100th Episode of their YouTube show, which includes PAC vs. Jack Evans, Jon Moxley & Eddie Kingston in action, Diamante & Big Swole continue their rivalry, as well as a controversial freestyle from Max Caster of The Acclaimed that ultimately caused the show to be edited and re-uploaded.
Ring of Honor sees the start of the ROH Women’s Championship Tournament to crown its new champion with a first round that includes Miranda Alize vs. Alex Gracia, Nicole Savoy vs. Mazzerati and Sumie Sakai vs. Rok-C.
On NXT UK, Meiko Satomura has a message for the women’s locker room, Moustache Mountain takes on Symbiosis in the main event as Pretty Deadly watches on to see who will become their next challengers.
PLUS, Siino discusses IMPACT’s move from Twitch to YouTube as well as the busy August schedule of pay-per-views from ROH, NWA, GCW, NJPW and more.
Also, Darby Allin is in action against Bear Bronson on AEW Dark, Round One of the Champions Series concludes on NWA Powerrr, Drake Maverick returns to action on 205 Live, the finals of the Tag Team Turbulence tournament on NJPW Strong, Angel Garza vs. Humberto Carillo on Main Event and more!
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