Check Out This Weekend's Wrestling Schedule
Posted by Joseph Lee on 11.15.2012
Lots of big events...
Here is a list of the wrestling events taking place this weekend. WWE will not have any house shows before Survivor Series.
Thursday, November 15
- WWE NXT TV (Full Sail University): WWE will host the next round of NXT episodes featuring WWE Developmental stars. The top star advertised is The Big Show, with Jim Ross on commentary.
- TNA (Johnson City, Tennessee): TNA will host three shows this weekend, with the first at the Freedom Hall Civic Center. Wrestlers appearing include TNA World Heavyweight. champion Jeff Hardy, Austin Aries, A.J. Styles, James Storm, Bobby Roode, X Division champion Rob Van Dam, Matt Morgan, Mr. Anderson, Aces & Eights leader Devon, Madison Rayne, and Miss Tessmacher.
Friday, November 16
-- TNA (Knoxville, Tennessee): TNA hits the Knoxville Civic Coliseum with appearances from Hardy, Aries, Roode, Storm, and Morgan.
- SHINE 5 (Ybor City, Florida): Awesome Kong (Kharma) makes her in-ring return as she teams with Jazz to take on Rain and Mercedes Martinez in the main event. Daffney will be the live event hostess. There will also be appearances from Nikki Roxx (Roxxi in TNA), Sojo Bolt, and more top female wrestlers. The event will also be broadcast as an Internet PPV on WWNLive.com .
Saturday, November 17:
-- TNA (Spartanburg, South Carolina): TNA's weekend tour concludes at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium with Hardy, Aries, Roode, Storm, Morgan, RVD, Devon, and others scheduled for matches.
- Extreme Rising (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania): The main event is Shane Douglas vs Matt Hardy. The card also includes Sabu vs. Devon Storm, Jerry Lynn vs. Homicide, and Perry Saturn, Stevie Richards, Rhino, Sandman, TNA Gut Check winner Christian York, and Joel Gertner, among other former ECW wrestlers. The event will also be broadcast as an Internet PPV on WWNLive.com .
-- PWX (Boone, North Carolina): The show will benefit a 12-year-old boy with stage 4 cancer. The lineup includes former WWE/WCW stars Bobby Lashley, Hurricane Helms, Lodi, and Al Snow. Plus, George South, Roderick Strong, Eddie Edwards, Grizzly Redwood, and Adam Cole. You can find details here or on Twitter @PWXWrestling1
- NWA Florida (St. Petersburg, Florida): The show is called "Underground Shines", presented by NWA Florida and Underground Wrestling. It will feature SHINE wrestling performers as well as Awesome Kong. The main event is Kong and Jazz vs Aliisin Kay and Taylor Made. Dark City Fight Club will defend the NWA Tag Titles against former WWE wrestler Michael Tarver & Marquis Youngston. You can find more details here.
Sunday, November 18
- CHIKARA (New york City): Chikara have several names lined up for "The Cibernetico Rises" at The Highline Ballroom, including 1-2-3 Kid Sean Waltman teaming with Marty Jannetty against The Heart Throbs. Other notable stars will be in a 16-man tournament, including ROH champion Kevin Steen, the Young Bucks, the Briscoes, the Bravado Brothers, Eddie Kingston, and Jimmy Jacobs. You can find details here.
- Dutch Mantell benefit show (Murfreesboro, Tennessee): Dutch Mantell is promoting a benefit show at the FWA Arena for his granddaughter, Amelia Keown, who was killed in an auto accident earlier this year. Names include TNA wrestler James Storm, Crimson, Wolfie D., Brian Lee, and Cassidy Riley. You can find details here.
- Shawn Michaels will appear at the CrossRoads Church in the Belton/Temple, Texas area on Sunday morning at 10:30 PM. He tweeted details that you can read here.