By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Smackdown Live is in Nashville, Tennessee at Bridgestone Arena with the go-home show for WrestleMania 34. WWE is advertising Shane McMahon’s first appearance since his medical issue. 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 Nashville. 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 Charlotte and Bobby Roode vs. Auska and The Miz in the tournament finals. 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 arena website does not list any dark matches for tonight’s Smackdown event. Last week’s advertised dark matches were 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
-Lance Storm (Lance Evers) is 49. He continues to train at his highly respected Storm Wrestling Academy in Calgary and also co-hosts the “Killing The Town” podcast with Don Callis.
-Chief Jay Strongbow (Luke Joseph Scarpa) died at age 83 on April 3, 2012.
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