By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Smackdown is in Louisville, Kentucky at KFC Yum Center featuring Shane McMahon crowing the new Smackdown Tag Champions. 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’ll be by on Wednesday with the WWE Smackdown Hit List.
-We are looking for reports from tonight’s Smackdown Live in Louisville. 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
-WWE 205 Live airs on WWE Network at 9CT/10ET. Anish V’s review of the show will be available on Wednesday along with his weekly Dot Net Members’s exclusive audio review.
-The Miz & Mrs. reality show airs on USA Network tonight after Smackdown at 9CT/10ET.
-The latest Ring of Honor TV show includes Dalton Castle making his first comments since losing to Rush at the G1 Supercard. My written review will be available today along with Haydn Gleed’s members’ exclusive audio review.
-The dark main event advertised on the arena website for tonight’s Smackdown taping is Kofi Kingston vs. Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship.
Birthdays and Notables
-Kevin Owens (Kevin Steen) is 35.
-Tanga Loa (Tevita Tu’amoeloa Fetaiakimoeata Fifita) is 36.
-Will Ospreay is 26 today.
-Frank Trigg is 46 today.
-The late Owen Hart was born on May 7, 1965. He fell to his death at the WWE Over The Edge pay-per-view on May 23, 1999.
-The late Hercules Hernandez (Ray Fernandez) was born on May 7, 1956. He died of heart disease at age 47 on March 6, 2004.
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