By Jason Powell
-WWE Smackdown features the main roster debut of former NXT Tag Champions The Vaudevillains, plus The Miz defends the Intercontinental Title against Zack Ryder. Join Jake Barnett for live coverage as the show airs tonight on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.
–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 firstname.lastname@example.org
-NXT is in Concord, North Carolina at Cabarrus Arena tonight with the following crew: Finn Balor, Bayley, Apollo Crews, Sami Zayn, Samoa Joe, and Baron Corbin.
-NXT is in Columbia, South Carolina at Township Auditorium on Friday with the following talent: Finn Balor, Bayley, Apollo Crews, Sami Zayn, Samoa Joe, and Baron Corbin.
-WWE is in North Charleston, South Carolina at Charleston Area Convention Center on Saturday with the following advertised talent: Finn Balor, Bayley, Apollo Crews, Sami Zayn, Samoa Joe, Baron Corbin, and Nia Jax.
Birthdays and Notables
-Matthew Anoaʻi, who worked as Rosey in WWE, is 46. He is the older brother of WWE Champ Roman Reigns. Did someone say three minutes?
-David Otunga is 37. He is a weekly co-host of the WWE Raw Pre-Show.
-Sonjay Dutt (a/k/a Retesh Bhalla) is 34.
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