By Jason Powell
-WWE Smackdown Live is in Ontario, California at Citizen’s Business Bank Arena. A battle royal will be held to determine the No. 1 contender to the WWE Championship at WrestleMania. Plus, Nikki Bella will face Natalya in a falls count anywhere match. 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.
-We are looking for correspondents for tonight’s Smackdown Live in Ontario. 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
-Dot Net Members are listening to my audio review of WWE Raw and my Q&A audio show from Monday. 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.
-WWE’s 205 Live airs tonight on WWE Network. Join me for live coverage as the show streams at 9CT/10ET.
-The Talking Smack show airs on WWE Network at 9:45 CT/10:45 ET. John Moore will have his detailed review available on the main page on Wednesday morning.
-There are now advertised dark main events listed on the arena website for tonight’s WWE Smackdown. Last week’s dark main event was Dean Ambrose The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship.
Birthdays and Notables
-Carlito (Carly Colon) is 38.
-Tyrus (George Murdoch) is 44. He worked as Brodus Clay in WWE.
-Crimson (Anthony Mayweather) is 32.
-The late Rhonda Sing was born on February 21, 1961. She died of a heart attack on July 27, 2001 at age 40.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Ricky Starks on his NWA run, doing enhancement work for WWE, leaving NOLA due to Hurricane Katrina, the January 24 NWA Hard Times PPV on FITE.TV, his relationship with Nick Aldis, and much more...