By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Smackdown Live is in Toledo, Ohio tonight at Huntington Center with the brand’s first show following the Money in the Bank event. WWE is advertising a gauntlet match to determine who will challenge AJ Styles for the WWE Championship at the Extreme Rules event next month. Join me 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. Jake Barnett is off the next two weeks while on vacation.
-We are looking for reports from tonight’s Smackdown Live in Toledo and the WWE UK Championship Tournament in London. 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
-WWE will be taping the second day of the UK Championship tournament today in London, England at Royal Albert Hall. The two-day special will stream on WWE Network on June 25-26.
-The Ring of Honor TV show is headlined by Cody, Marty Scurll, Adam Page, and the Young Bucks vs. Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi, Evil, Sanada, and Bushi in a ten-man tag match. My written review will be available today and Haydn Gleed’s members’ exclusive audio review will also be up tomorrow.
-WWE’s 205 Live airs at 9CT/10ET on WWE Network. John Moore’s review will be available on Wednesday morning.
Birthdays and Notables
-The late Ed “Wahoo” McDaniel was born on June 19, 1938. He died at age 63 on April 18, 2002 of complications from diabetes and renal failure.
-Tyson Dux is 40.
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