By Jason Powell
-WWE Smackdown features Cesaro, Sami Zayn, and Dean Ambrose vs. Kevin Owens, Chris Jericho, and Alberto Del Rio in a six-man tag along with final hype for the WWE Money in the Bank event. 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 later today. Zack Zimmerman and I will be discussing his trip to Florida, where he attended the NXT live special, the television taping, and two Evolve events. We will be discussing his experience, the news of the week, and previewing the WWE Money in the Bank event. Join us on the ad-free version of the site and access and our entire audio history by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
–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 Bournemouth, England at Bournemouth International Centre today with the following advertised talent: Finn Balor, Samoa Joe, American Alpha, Shinsuke Nakamura, Asuka, Austin Aries, Tye Dillinger, The Revival, Carmella, Alexa Bliss, and Nia Jax.
-NXT is in Plymouth, England on Friday at Plymouth Pavilions with the same crew as the Bournemouth event.
Birthdays and Notables
-Paul Jones is 74.
-The late Ultimate Warrior (born James Hellwig) was born on June 16, 1959.
-The Sandman (a/k/a James Fullington) is 53.
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