By Jason Powell
-WWE Smackdown Live is in San Diego, California at Valley View Casino Center tonight. The ad for Raw questioned how Shane McMahon will respond to the latest act of defiance by Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn. Join Jake Barnett for live coverage as the show airs on USA Network at 7CT/8ET. I will be by on Wednesday with my WWE Smackdown Hit List.
-WWE is also taping the annual Tribute to the Troops event today in San Diego at the Naval Base in San Diego. The two-hour special will air December 14 on USA Network.
-We are looking for correspondents for tonight’s Smackdown Live and the Tribute to the Troops taping 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. They are currently listening to my Q&A audio show and 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.
-The dark main events advertised for tonight’s Smackdown taping are AJ Styles vs. Jinder Mahal for the WWE Championship, and Randy Orton, Shinsuke Nakamura, and Bobby Roode vs. Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, and Dolph Ziggler.
Birthdays and Notables
-Larry Zbyzsko is (Lawrence Whistler,) is 66.
-Dynamite Kid (Tom Billington) is 59. He still rates as one of the greatest in-ring performers of all-time in my book.
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