By Jason Powell
-WWE Smackdown Live is in Orlando, Florida at Amway Center for the first edition of 2018. WWE is advertising AJ Styles vs. Sami Zayn in a non-title match. Join Jake Barnett for live coverage as the show airs on USA Network at 7CT/8ET, and I will be by later tonight with my audio review and again on Wednesday with my WWE Smackdown Hit List.
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-We are looking for correspondents for tonight’s Smackdown Live in Orlando. If you are going to these or any another upcoming shows and want to help by sending in reports or basic results, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
-WWE’s 205 Live airs tonight on WWE Network at 9CT/10ET. John Moore’s review will be available on Wednesday morning.
-The advertised dark main events for tonight’s Smackdown are AJ Styles vs. Jinder Mahal in a street fight, and Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn.
Birthdays and Notables
-Jim Londos (Christos Theofilou) was born on January 2, 1897. He died of a heart attack at age 78 on August 19, 1975.
The Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Jake Barnett co-hosting the Boom and Dot Net Weekly combo show. Jason and Jake discuss Becky Lynch announcing her pregnancy, Alberto Del Rio being accused of sexual assault, WWE's IC Title tournament, Mike Tyson appearing at AEW Double Or Nothing, Undertaker's Last Ride documentary, AEW Dynamite and NXT TV thoughts, and more...