By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Smackdown Live is in Birmingham, Alabama at Legacy Arena. Rey Mysterio vs. Andrade Almas is advertised along with a birthday party for Shane McMahon hosted by The Miz. 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 Birmingham. 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
-WWE 205 Live returns to the 9CT/10ET time slot following its run on Wednesday nights. Buddy Murphy is holding a non-title, open challenge match. Anish V’s review of the show will be available on Wednesday morning. Plus, Dot Net Members will hear his audio review on Wednesday.
-The Ring of Honor TV show includes Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Tracy Williams. My written review came out yesterday and is available on the main page, and Haydn Gleed’s audio review will be available today.
-The dark main events advertised for tonight’s Smackdown taping are Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles vs. The Miz for the WWE Championship, Rey Mysterio vs. Randy Orton.
Birthdays and Notables
-Shane McMahon is 49.
-Kelly Kelly (Barbara Blank) is 32.
-Barry “Bull” Buchanan is 51.
-Tucker (Paul Gallagher) is 29 today.
-The late Eddie Graham (Edward Gossett) was born on January 15, 1930. He took his own life at age 55 on January 21, 1985.
-The late Jimmy Snuka died on January 15, 2017.
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