By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Smackdown is in Worcester, Massachusetts at DCU Center with the brand’s first show coming out of Extreme Rules. Join me for the weekly live review as the show airs on USA Network at 7CT/8ET. Dot Net Members will hear my audio review later tonight, and Jake Barnett will be by on Wednesday with the WWE Smackdown Hit List.
-We are looking for reports from tonight’s Smackdown Live in Worcester. 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 latest Ring of Honor television show features The Kingston vs. Jay Lethal and The Bouncers in the first show from the tapings that were held in Philadelphia the day after the Best in the World pay-per-view. My written review will be available today along with my members’ exclusive audio review.
-The dark main events advertised on the arena website for tonight’s Smackdown taping are Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler for the WWE Championship, and Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre.
Birthdays and Notables
-Mil Mascaras (Aaron Rodríguez Arellano) is 77.
-Jesse Ventura is 68 today.
-Bobby Lashley is 43.
-Excalibur (Marc Letzmann) is 39.
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