TNA Impact wrestling (correspondents needed), NXT, Dot Net Weekly audio show, Carlos Colon Sr., Al Snow, Joey Mercury, John Kronos, another three-hour AWA block on ESPN Classic
By Chris Shore
-TNA Impact Wrestling is live from Louisville, Kentucky tonight for the "Destination X" Impact special. X Division Champion Chris Sabin has traded in his title for a chance to face Bully Ray for the TNA World Championship. Join Chris Shore for live coverage of the show as it airs on SpikeTV tonight at 8:00 p.m. CT. The July 25 edition of Impact will also be taped tonight.
-We are looking for correspondents for tonight's TNA and NXT shows. If you are attending either show and can help with a report, drop us a line at email@example.com.
-NXT is holding its weekly event at the NXT Arena in Tampa, Florida tonight at 7:00 ET. The usual suspects, The Wyatt Family, Kassius Ohno, Bo Dallas, Paige, Summer Rae, and the rest of the NXT group are scheduled to appear.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to the Dot Net Audio show later today. Jason Powell and Chris Shore will review all the news of the week, including Randy Orton's possible injury, TNA cuts, and the Brock Lesnar vs. CM Punk angle from Raw. Members are already listening to the Dot Net Countdown with Will Pruett and Jake Barnett. If you enjoy our All Access audio, help support Dot Net by signing up for membership to the ad-free version of the website via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page.
-Wrestling legend Carlos Colón, Sr. turns 65 today. The father of former WWE star Carlito and current star Primo once held the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, even though the reign is not recognized by the NWA..
-Current TNA agent and former ECW/WWE star Al Snow (a/k/a Allen Ray Sarven) turns 50 today. The former mannequin head swinging, six-time WWE Hardcore Champion is currently employed by TNA.
-Current NXT trainer Adam Birch, who wrestled in WWE as Joey Mercury, turns 34 today. The former WWE Tag Team Champion suffered a harrowing injury in a ladder match in 2006, leading to a prescription drug problem that Vince McMahon personally intervened in to send Birch to rehab. Since getting clean, he has worked as a trainer in NXT.
-The late John Kronus (a/k/a George B. Caiazzo) was found dead in his fiancé's home on this date in 2007. Kronus won the ECW Tag Team Championships with both Saturn and New Jack in his tenure there. The cause of death was ruled heart failure from an enlarged heart. He was 38 years old.
-The following matches are listed for the 1:30 a.m. CT airing of the AWA on ESPN Classic: Harry Hendrickson & Earthquake Ferris vs. Curt Hennig & Scott Hall; Arn Anderson vs. Buddy Rose; Bruiser Brody vs. Brad Rheingans; White vs. Stan Hansen
-The following matches are listed for the 2:30 a.m. CT airing of the AWA on ESPN Classic: Brad Rheingans vs. DeHaas; Col. DeBeers vs. Knight; Sgt. Slaughter vs. Earthquake Ferris; Pat Patterson vs. Bruiser Brody; Buddy Rose & Doug Somers vs. Midnight Rockers
-There is also a 3:30 a.m. CT airing of the AWA on ESPN Classic, but no matches are listed.
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