Big May Calendar – Schedule of Key Events this month

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TLC Arena shot by Mike McMahon (c) PWTorch


The following are big pro wrestling events in the month of May. More to be added deeper into the month…

Monday, May 9

John Cena: John Cena returns to NBC’s “Today” show for a set of appearances this week in the 9:00 a.m. EST hour.

WWE: Raw TV in-between Payback and Extreme Rules emanates from Omaha, Nebraska.

ROH: Ring of Honor’s Global Wars tour with New Japan continues in Dearborn, Michigan. (Event Info)

Tuesday, May 10

WWE: WWE reports First Quarter 2016 financial earnings. Vince McMahon and George Barrios’s conference call is at 11:00 a.m. EST.

WWE: WWE’s Smackdown TV taping takes place in Des Moines, Iowa.

Wednesday, May 11

ROH: Ring of Honor’s Global Wars tour with New Japan continues in Toronto, Canada. (Event Info)

Thursday, May 12

WWE: The NXT brand kicks off a Northwest tour in Seattle, Wash.

Friday, May 13

Snuka: Jimmy Snuka’s trial was delayed until this date to determine his mental health condition.

WWE: WWE’s main roster begins a weekend tour in Greenville, N.C. and the NXT brand is in Spokane, Wash.

Saturday, May 14

WWE: The main roster is in Roanoke, Va. and Raleigh, N.C., and the NXT brand is in Portland, Oregon.

ROH: Ring of Honor’s Global Wars tour with New Japan wraps up at Terminal 5 in New York City. (Event Info)

Sunday, May 15

WWE: The main roster wraps a weekend tour in Columbia, S.C. and Charlottesville, Va.


Monday, May 16

WWE: NBC Universal is hosting their up-fronts presentation in New York City that will include notes about WWE programming on USA Network and E!.

WWE: Raw TV leading into the Extreme Rules PPV emanates from Greensboro, N.C.

Tuesday, May 17

WWE: The Smackdown taping leading into Extreme Rules is in Greenville, S.C.

Thursday, May 19

WWE: WWE returns to Full Sail University in Florida for the next set of NXT TV tapings.

Linda McMahon: Former WWE CEO Linda McMahon kicks off her new “Women’s Leadership Live” conference at the Omni Mandalay Hotel in Las Colinas (Dallas area), Texas. (Full Details)

Friday, May 20

WWE: WWE has a full weekend schedule of events prior to a PPV. The main roster will be in Utica, N.Y.

Saturday, May 21

WWE: WWE’s main roster will be in Reading, Pa. and Albany, N.Y.

Sunday, May 22

WWE: Extreme Rules PPV from Newark, N.J. featuring Roman Reigns vs. A.J. Styles for the WWE World Title.


Monday, May 23

WWE: Raw TV following Extreme Rules emanates from Baltimore, Md.

WWE: The Smackdown taping following Extreme Rules is in Norfolk, Virginia.

Friday, May 27

WWE: WWE kicks off a weekend tour in Springfield, Illinois.

Saturday, May 28

WWE: The main WWE roster is in Winnipeg, Canada and Peoria, Illinois.

Sunday, May 29

WWE: The main roster wraps a weekend tour in La Crosse and Madison, Wisconsin.

Monday, May 30

WWE: The Memorial Day edition of Raw features John Cena’s return from injury from Green Bay, Wis.

Tuesday, May 31

WWE: The month wraps with Smackdown TV taping in Rockford, Illinois.

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