By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Smackdown 1000 is in Washington, D.C. at Capital One Arena. The show includes Batista, Randy Orton, Triple H, and Ric Flair appearing as Evolution, Undertaker, and a number of legends appearing. Join Jake Barnett for live coverage as the show airs on USA Network at 7CT/8ET. Members will hear my audio review later tonight, and I will be by again on Wednesday with the WWE Smackdown 1000 Hit List.
-We are looking for reports from tonight’s Smackdown Live in Indianapolis. 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 Ring of Honor TV show is the first television show from the Las Vegas television taping. My written and members’ exclusive audio review should both be available today.
-The WWE Mixed Match Challenge streams on Facebook Watch tonight at 9CT/10ET. Each 30-minute show will feature a pair of mixed tag matches in the round robin tournament.
-The dark main events advertised for tonight’s Smackdown taping are AJ Styles and Daniel Bryan vs. Samoa Joe and The Miz, and Becky Lynch and The Iiconics vs. Charlotte Flair, Asuka, and Naomi.
Birthdays and Notables
-Takao Omori is 49.
-Lenny Lane (Leonard Carlson) is 48.
-Justin Credible (Peter Polaco) is 45.
-Kenny Omega (Tyson Smith) is 35.
-Stu Hart died on October 16, 2003 at age 88.
-The late Renegade (Rick Wilson) was born on October 16, 1965. He took his own life at age 33 on February 23, 1999.
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