By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Smackdown Live is in Ontario, California tonight at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The featured match is Jeff Hardy vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the U.S. Championship. 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 on vacation again this week.
-We are looking for reports from tonight’s Smackdown Live in Ontario, California. 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 second day of the WWE UK Championship tournament airs today on WWE Network at 2CT/3ET. I will be covering the show, but it may be on a slight delay today due to an interview that conflicts with the start time. Haydn Gleed and Darren Gutteridge will by on Wednesday with members’ exclusive audio reviews covering both days of the tournament.
-The Ring of Honor TV show is features final hype for Friday’s Supercard of Honor pay-per-view. My written review will be available today. I’m also filling in for Haydn Gleed with the members’ exclusive audio review today.
-WWE’s 205 Live airs at 9CT/10ET on WWE Network. John Moore’s review will be available on Wednesday morning.
-The dark main event of tonight’s Smackdown taping is listed as Daniel Bryan and Jeff Hardy vs. The Miz and Samoa Joe. They updated the dark main event by replacing Big Cass with Joe.
Birthdays and Notables
-JJ Dillon (James Morrison) is 76.
-Matt Striker (Matthew Kaye) is 44.
-Mark Jindrak is 41.
-The late Jackie Fargo (Henry Faggart) was born on June 26, 1930. He died of heart failure on June 24, 2013 at age 82.
-Buddy Rogers (Herman Rohde Jr.) died on June 26, 1992 at age 71.
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