By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Smackdown Live is in Dallas, Texas at American Airlines Center, which also hosted Monday’s Raw television show. WWE ads questioned whether Daniel Bryan can restore order to Smackdown. 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.
-We are looking for reports from tonight’s Smackdown Live in Dallas. 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
-The WWE Mixed Match Challenge features The Miz and Asuka vs. Braun Strowman and Alexa Bliss in a semifinal match. Join me for live coverage as the show airs at 9CT/10ET on Facebook Watch.
-WWE’s 205 Live airs tonight at 9:20 CT/10:20 ET on WWE Network after the Mixed Match Challenge. The show will feature the last semifinal WWE Cruiserweight Championship tournament match. John Moore’s review will be available on Wednesday morning.
-The advertised dark main event for tonight’s Smackdown is AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn in a handicap match for the WWE Championship.
Birthdays and Notables
-Sting (Steve Borden) is 59. No, he will not be wrestling Undertaker at WrestleMania.
-Homicide (Nelson Erazo) is 41.
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