By Jason Powell
-WWE Smackdown Live is in Houston, Texas at Toyota Center tonight with their first television show since Survivor Series. WWE is advertising the debut of Luke Harper and Erick Rowan as The Bludgeon Brothers. 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 Houston. 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. They are currently listening to my WWE Raw audio review from Monday. Join us on the ad-free version of the Prowrestling.net website and mobile website 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. John Moore’s review will be available on Wednesday morning.
-WWE announced AJ Styles vs. Jinder Mahal in a Houston Street Fight for the WWE Championship for this event at the Survivor Series on Sunday.
Birthdays and Notables
-Brie (Brianna Danielson) and Nikki Bella (Stephanie Nicole Garcia-Colac) are 34.
-Afa of the Wild Samoans (Arthur Anoaʻi Sr.) is 75.
-Shane Douglas (Troy Martin) is 53.
-Cassidy Riley is 41.
-Ryota Hama is 38.
-Shingo Takagi is 35.
-The late Dean Hart died of a kidney disease at age 36 on November 21, 1990. He is the older brother of Bret and Owen Hart.
-The late Mad Dog Vachon (Joseph Maurice Vachon) died in his sleep on November 21, 2013 at age 84.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell and guest Will Pruett on the Roman Reigns whodunnit angle, WWE heading into SummerSlam, AEW's October 2 premiere on TNT, the New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Climax Tournament through Day 11, and more (77:45)...