WEEKEND EVENTS: NJPW/Styles on AXS TV, GFW in Vegas, ROH GBH Tour, FIP tourney, Chikara, Big Time & NEW loaded shows

A.J. Styles (photo credit Wade Keller © PWTorch)


Friday, October 23 through Sunday, October 25

(NOTE: If you attend a show, we’re looking for results sent to pwtorch@gmail.com.)

– WWE does not have house shows this weekend leading into the Hell in a Cell PPV Sunday in Los Angeles. The NXT brand will be at the “Aftershock” music festival in Sacramento, Calif. on Saturday & Sunday afternoon.

– AXS TV continues its presentation of New Japan’s 2015 Tokyo Dome Show on Friday night. Airing at 9:00 p.m. EST is Bullet Club vs. Goto & Shibata for the IWGP Tag Titles, plus A.J. Styles and Jeff Jarrett in a six-man tag match.

Global Force Wrestling returns to Las Vegas for the third set of “Amped” TV tapings. This will be a big taping, as GFW determines their first set of champions. (Full Line-up & Preview)

Ring of Honor tours the Midwest this weekend with “Glory by Honor” shows Friday and Saturday. Friday’s show in Kalamazoo, Mich. is a TV taping with a loaded line-up, including two title matches – Jay Lethal defends the ROH TV Title against Roderick Strong and The Kingdom defends the Tag Titles against The Addiction. (Full Line-ups & Preview)

FIP begins a two-night, 16-team trios tag tournament Friday night in Florida. The tournament concludes Saturday night. WWNLive is touting this as 16 promotions represented. Both shows are available on iPPV at WWNLive.com.

Chikara continues its Midwest Tour with Night 2/4 in Chicago on Friday night. (Full Line-up) … Big Time Wrestling tours the Northeast on Friday and Saturday. Headliners are Kevin Nash, The Godfather, Shelly Martinez, Papa Shango, and Eddie Edwards. … Northeast Wrestling is in Clark, N.J. on Friday night. Headliners are Booker T, Mickie James, Matt Hardy, and Robbie E. … Good ol’ Shark Boy headlines Blue Water Championship Wrestling Friday in Port Huron, Mich.

– WWE NETWORK HIGHLIGHTS: This week’s Superstars episode is scheduled for early release at 3:00 p.m. EST before airing in its regular timeslot at 8:00 p.m. EST. Two matches are Zack Ryder vs. Stardust and Fandango vs. Heath Slater.

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