By Jason Powell
-The first WWE Smackdown Live of 2017 is in Jacksonville, Florida at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. The Miz will defend the Intercontinental Championship against Dean Ambrose. Join Jake Barnett for live coverage as the show airs on USA Network at 7CT/8ET, and I’ll be by on Wednesday with my WWE Smackdown Hit List.
-WWE’s 205 Live airs tonight on WWE Network. Join me for live coverage of 205 Live as the show streams at 9CT/10ET.
-The Talking Smack show airs on WWE Network at 9:45 CT/10:45 ET. The show is pushed back to this slot due 205 Live show. John Moore will have his review available on the main page on Wednesday.
-We are looking for correspondents for tonight’s Smackdown Live in Jacksonville. If you are going to Smackdown or another upcoming show and want to help by sending in reports, contact me at email@example.com
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-The dark main event for tonight’s WWE Smackdown event is advertised as AJ Styles vs. Dean Ambrose vs. John Cena in a Triple Threat for the WWE Championship.
Birthdays and Notables
-Jim Ross is 65 today. Did you know that Ross was not actually born in Oklahoma? He was born in Fort Bragg, California, but he grew up and still lives in Sooner country.
-New Jack (Jerome Young) is 54.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features guest Eli Drake talking about signing with the NWA, his departure from Impact Wrestling, rejecting an intergender match with Tessa Blanchard, his WWE developmental run, and much more...