By Jason Powell
-WWE Smackdown Live is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at Raising Cane’s River Center. John Cena vs. Baron Corbin is the advertised main event. 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.
-TNA is taping television in Orlando, Florida at Universal Studios again today. The crew had Monday off after working the four previous dates. They will wrap up these tapings on Thursday.
-We are looking for correspondents for tonight’s Smackdown Live in Baron Rouge and the TNA Impact Wrestling TV tapings in Orlando. If you are going to Smackdown or another upcoming show and want to help by sending in reports, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
-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 to 205 Live. John Moore will have his review available on the main page on Wednesday.
-Dot Net Members are listening to the new Q&A audio show and my full length review of WWE Raw. Join us on the ad-free version of the Prowrestling.net website and special section of our free iPhone and Android apps by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
-There dark main event listed on the arena website for tonight’s WWE Smackdown is AJ Styles vs. John Cena vs. Dean Ambrose for the WWE Championship.
Birthdays and Notables
-Colonel DeBeers (a/k/a Ed Wiskowski) is 72.
-Jerry Estrada is 59.
-Negro Casas (a/k/a Jose Casas Ruiz) is 55.
-Buff Bagwell is 47.
-Brian Lawler is 45.
-Donovan Morgan is 41.
-Tamina Snuka is 39.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell and guest Court Bauer, who discusses MLW Saturday Night SuperFight, his mindset just days before the company's first pay-per-view, the $19.99 price point, future PPV possibilities, the free pre-show, former WWE and Lucha Underground creative force Chris DeJoseph joining the MLW staff, and more...