SITD 4/27/23: Final Dark Elevation, Gringo Loco-ROH, MLW Battle Riot

16m | Apr 27, 2023

John Siino reviews this week’s editions of AEW Dark, AEW Dark: Elevation, IMPACT Wrestling, ROH On HonorClub, WOW Superheroes, NXT Level Up, MLW Underground Wrestling, NWA USA, NWA Powerrr, and WWE Main Event in under 15 minutes on Shot In The Dark.

This week on AEW Dark: Elevation, we get what looks to be the final airing of Elevation after 112 episodes and a couple of specials from its inception in 2021. This ‘best of’ includes matches with Jon Moxley, Darby Allin, Minoru Suzuki, Konosuke Takeshita, Eddie Kingston, Andrade El Idolo, Mercedes Martinez, Death Triangle, and many more.

On ROH On HonorClub, Gringo Loco makes his debut as he takes on El Hijo del Vikingo, Konosuke Takeshita vs. Lee Moriarty and Samoa Joe defends the ROH World Television Title against a returning Colt Cabana.

MLW Underground Wrestling has its ‘Battle Riot V’ special where 40 competitors rumble to get a shot at the world title, with such names as Jacob Fatu, Alex Kane, Microman, The Calling, Lio Rush, John Hennigan, Davey Boy Smith Jr., Shigehiro Irie, Gene Snisky & Duke ‘The Dumpster’ Droese.

Also, Isla Dawn & Eddy Thorpe debut on WWE Main Event, The ‘Changing of the Guard’ ceremony on IMPACT Wrestling, The Island Dynasty vs. The Fabulous 4 on WOW Superheroes, Dark Order vs. Varsity Athletes on AEW Dark, Kenzie Paige defends the World Women’s Television title against Ella Envy on NWA Powerrr, Crockett Cup qualifying matches start on NWA USA, Wendy Choo debuts on NXT Level Up and more!

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