By Jason Powell
-WWE Smackdown features AJ Styles, Karl Anderson, and Luke Gallows discussing their attack on John Cena, and WWE Women’s Champion Charlotte faces Becky Lynch. Join Jake Barnett for live coverage as the show airs tonight on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.
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–We are looking for correspondents for this week’s 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 Evansville, Indiana at Old National Events Plaza tonight with the following advertised talent: Finn Balor, Bayley, Samoa Joe, Asuka, Shinsuke Nakamura, No Way Jose, Elias Samson, Bayley, Tye Dillinger, Carmella, American Alpha, The Revival, Peyton Royce.
-NXT is in Tampa, Florida tonight at University Area CDC Gymnasium.
-NXT is in Crystal River, Florida at Crystal River Armory on Friday.
-NXT is in Fort Pierce, Florida at Havert L. Fenn Center on Saturday.
-NXT is in Atlanta, Georgia at Center Stage on Saturday with the following advertised talent: Finn Balor, Bayley, Samoa Joe, Asuka, Shinsuke Nakamura, No Way Jose, Elias Samson, Bayley, Tye Dillinger, Carmella, American Alpha, The Revival, Peyton Royce.
-NXT is in Lawton, Florida at Havert L. Fenn Center on Sunday.
Birthdays and Notables
-Lex Luger (a/k/a Lawrence Pfohl) is 58.
-AJ Styles (a/k/a Allen Jones) is 39.
-Velvet Sky (a/k/a Jamie Lynn Szantyr) is 35.
-Junkyard Dog (a/k/a Sylvester Ritter) died on June 2, 1998 in a single car accident at age 45.
-Freddie Blassie died on June 2, 2003 at age 85.
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