TNA Bound For Glory weekend (correspondents needed), WWE live events in Mexico, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Louisville (correspondents needed), John Nord

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Oct 18, 2013 - 09:00 AM

By Jason Powell

-The TNA Bound For Glory pay-per-view takes place on Sunday in San Diego, California at Viejas Arena on the campus of San Diego State University. The show is headlined by Bully Ray vs. A.J. Styles for the TNA Championship. TNA will also be airing a live special on Spike TV in the hour leading up to the pay-per-view. The live special will feature a four-way gauntlet match with Christopher Daniels and Kazarian vs. Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez vs. Joseph Park and Eric Young vs. Robbie E and Jessie for a shot at the TNA Tag Titles on the pay-per-view. Join me for live coverage of TNA Bound For Glory beginning with the free preview show at 6:00 p.m. CT.

-TNA will be holding their second Hall of Fame ceremony on Saturday night for inductee Kurt Angle at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley Grand Ballroom. Footage from the event will air on the Spike TV special. If you are going to this event, we would appreciate a report at

-TNA will be holding a fan fest event on Saturday at the Grand Ballroom at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. You are also encouraged to send a report on that experience to

--We are looking for correspondents for the WWE live events listed below. If you are attending one of the shows listed below and want to help, send your report (or basic results) to

-WWE is in Knoxville, Tennessee at Thompson-Boling Arena tonight with the following lineup: Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns vs. Big Show and The Miz, Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler for the U.S. Championship, Kofi Kingston vs. Ryback, Santino Marella vs. Fandango, Tons of Funk vs. The Real Americans, Justin Gabriel vs. Tyler Breeze, and Naomi vs. Brie Bella.

-WWE is in Mexico City, Mexico at Arena Sludad De Mexico tonight with the following advertised talent: Alberto Del Rio, Rey Mysterio, C.M. Punk, The Wyatt Family, Curtis Axel, Paul Heyman, R-Truth, Wade Barrett, Sin Cara, Damien Sandow, Los Matadores, A.J. Lee, and Natalya.

-WWE is in Louisville, Kentucky at Freedom Hall on Saturday. There are no matches listed, though the event probably features the same lineup as the Knoxville show.

-WWE closes out the weekend on Sunday in Carbondale, Illinois at SIU Arena. Once again, there are no matches listed, though it's probably the same lineup as Friday's show in Knoxville.

-Former AWA, WWE, and WCW wrestler John Nord is 54 today. He was born on October 18, 1959. Nord worked as "Nord The Barbarian" in the AWA and had a brief run as "The Viking" and his name was quickly changed to "The Berzerker." He also worked for WCW using his real name. He did a great series of commercials for an auto store in the Twin Cities that included him bodyslamming people through the windshields of cars. His Wikipedia page notes that Nord works for his brother's auto store Nord East Motors in Hilltop, Minnesota.

-There are no pro wrestling shows listed for ESPN Classic this weekend. The Global Supercard Wrestling show will return on Monday night.

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