By Jason Powell
-WWE Smackdown Live is in San Diego, California at Valley View Casino Center. The show features Charlotte vs. Becky Lynch vs. Camrella vs. Tamina vs. Natalya in a Money in the Bank ladder match. 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 San Diego. 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 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.
-The dark main events advertised for tonight’s Smackdown event are WWE Champion Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton, and U.S. Champion Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles.
Birthdays and Notables
-Ace Darling (Mike Maraldo) is 43.
-Kimber Lee (Kimberly Frankele) is 27.
-The late Dick the Bruiser (William Afflis) was born on June 27, 1929. He died on November 10, 1991 of internal bleeding at age 62.
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...