By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Smackdown Live is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at PPG Paints Arena with the followup to last week’s show closing angle that saw Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn leave Daniel Bryan lying after a powerbomb on the ring apron. 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 Pittsburgh. 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 email@example.com
-The WWE Mixed Match Challenge features Charlotte and Bobby Roode vs. second chance vote winners Finn Balor and Sasha Banks in a semifinal match. The winning team will face Asuka and The Miz in the finals next week. 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. John Moore’s review will be available on Wednesday morning.
-The advertised dark matches for tonight’s Smackdown are AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn, and Charlotte Flair, Naomi, and Becky Lynch vs. Natalya, Carmella, and Lana.
Birthdays and Notables
-Kenta Kobashi is 51.
-Charlie Haas is 46.
-SoCal Val (Paige Mayo) is 32. She will be hosting segments for FITE TV during their coverage of events during WrestleMania weekend.
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