By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Smackdown is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at Raising Cane’s River Center with the brand’s last two King of the Ring first-round tournament matches. Join Jake Barnett for his weekly live review as the show airs on USA Network at 7CT/8ET. Dot Net Members will hear my audio review later tonight, and my WWE Smackdown Hit List will be available on Wednesday.
-We are looking for reports from tonight’s Smackdown Live in Baton Rouge. 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 Matt Taven vs. Alex Shelley match for the ROH Championship from the ROH Summer Supercard event. My written review will be available today along with Haydn Gleed’s members’ exclusive audio review.
-The dark main events advertised on the arena website for tonight’s Smackdown taping are New Day vs. Randy Orton, Daniel Bryan, and Rowan, and Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre.
Birthdays and Notables
-Sgt. Slaughter (a/k/a Robert Remus) is 70.
-The Great Khali (a/k/a Dalip Singh Rana) is 46.
-Jazz (a/k/a Carlene Moore-Begnaud) is 45.
-Milano Collection A.T. (a/k/a Akihito Sawafuji) is 43.
-Longtime booker and pro wrestler George Scott was born on August 27, 1929. He died at age 84 on January 20, 2014.
-Luna Vachon died of a drug overdose at age 48 on August 27, 2010.