By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Smackdown Live is in Las Vegas, Nevada, T-Mobile Arena. WWE is advertising Charlotte Flair vs. Asuka and a New Day hosted rap battle. Join Jake Barnett for live coverage as the show airs on USA Network at 7CT/8ET. Dot Net Members will hear my audio review later tonight, and I will be by on Wednesday with the WWE Smackdown Hit List.
-We are looking for reports from tonight’s Smackdown Live in Las Vegas. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
-The Ring of Honor TV show includes final hype for Friday’s Final Battle pay-per-view. My written and members’ exclusive audio review should both be available today. Join me for live coverage of Final Battle on Friday.
-The WWE Mixed Match Challenge semifinals stream on Facebook Watch tonight at 9CT/10ET. The winners of the tournament will be the No. 30 entrants in the men’s and women’s Royal Rumbles matches.
-The dark main events advertised for tonight’s Smackdown taping is dated in that Daniel Bryan is still listed as a babyface. Last week’s dark main event was Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles, vs. The Miz for the WWE Championship.
Birthdays and Notables
-Rey Mysterio (Oscar Gutiérrez) is 44.
-James Ellsworth (James Ellsworth Morris) is 34.
-The late Doug Furnas was born on December 11, 1959. He died of heart disease at age 52 on March 2, 2012.
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