By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Smackdown Live is in Minneapolis at Target Center. AJ Styles will appear to address losing the WWE Championship to Daniel Bryan. 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 Hit List.
-We are looking for reports from tonight’s Smackdown Live in Minneapolis. If you are going to this 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 includes The Briscoes vs. The Young Bucks to become No. 1 contenders to the ROH Tag Titles. 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 winners of the tournament will be the No. 30 entrants in the men’s and women’s Royal Rumbles matches.
-The dark main evens advertised for tonight’s Smackdown taping is AJ Styles, Rey Mysterio, and Jeff Hardy vs. The Miz, Randy Orton, and Shinsuke Nakamura.
Birthdays and Notables
-Evan Karagias is 45 today.
-The late Davey Boy Smith was born on November 27, 1962. He died of a heart attack at age 39 on May 28, 2002.
-The late Hiro Matsuda (Yasuhiro Kojima) died from prostate cancer at age 62 on November 27, 1999.
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