By Jason Powell
-WWE Smackdown Live is in Dayton, Ohio at Nutter Center with the first show after the Money in the Bank pay-per-view. General manager Daniel Bryan is scheduled to return. Join Jake Barnett for live coverage as the show airs on USA Network at 7CT/8ET, and I will be by on Wednesday with my WWE Smackdown Hit List.
-We are looking for correspondents for tonight’s Smackdown Live in Dayton. If you are going to Smackdown or another upcoming show and want to help by sending in reports, contact me at email@example.com
-Dot Net Members will hear my Smackdown audio review later tonight. 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 at 9CT/10ET. We will not have live coverage. Rather, John Moore will have his review up on delay either later tonight or on Wednesday morning.
-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 no dark main events advertised for tonight’s Smackdown event on the arena website. The recent dark matches have featured WWE Champion Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton, and U.S. Champion Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles.
Birthdays and Notables
-Koko B. Ware (a/ka/ James Ware) is 60.
-Don West is 54.
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