By Jason O’Powell (Happy St. Patrick’s Day)
-WWE Smackdown features AJ Styles facing Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens in a non-title match, and the previously advertised Charlotte, Becky Lynch, and Sasha Banks in a “face to face to face” segment. Join Jake Barnett for live coverage as the show airs tonight on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to the new Dot Net Weekly audio show with former WWE creative team member and current MLW Radio owner and personality Court Bauer. Plus, I’m excited to announce that WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will be my special guest on next week’s one-hour flagship show. Join us on the ad-free version of the website by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
–We are looking for correspondents for this weekend’s WWE and NXT live events. If you are going to any upcoming show and want to help us out with a report or even the basic results of a show, email me at email@example.com
-NXT is in Coral Gables, Florida at Fieldhouse at Bank United Center tonight with the following crew: Enzo Amore, Colin Cassady, Carmella, Bayley, and Sami Zayn.
-NXT is in West Palm Beach, Florida on Saturday with the following talent: Enzo Amore, Colin Cassady, Carmella, Bayley, and Sami Zayn.
-NXT is in Tampa, Florida at University Area CDC Gymnasium on Friday with the following talent: Finn Balor, Sami Zayn, Samoa Joe, Bayley, Apollo Crews, and Baron Corbin. Yes, some talents are listed for both Friday shows.
-WWE is in Wachula, Florida at Hardee Civic Center on Saturday with the following advertised talent: Finn Balor, Samoa Joe, Bayley, Apollo Crews, and Baron Corbin.
-NXT is in Cocoa Beach, Florida at Cocoa Armory with the following advertised talent: Mojo Rawley, Zack Ryder, Emma, Asuka, and The Vaudevillains.
Birthdays and Notables
-Samoa Joe (a/k/a Nuufolau Joel Seanoa) is 37 today.
-Andrew “Test” Martin was born on March 17, 1975. He died of a drug overdose at age 33 on March 13, 2009.
-Former TNA performer Lollipop (a/k/a Jamie Lynne) is 37.