By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Smackdown is in New York, New York at Madison Square Garden with an appearance by Undertaker. 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 MSG. 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 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 Matt Taven, The Briscoes, and Shane Taylor vs. Rush, Jeff Cobb, Jay Lethal, and Kenny King in a Champions vs. All-Stars match. 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. Randy Orton for the WWE Championship, and Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe.
Birthdays and Notables
-Mr. Wrestling II (John Walker) is 85 today.
-Don Muraco is 70 today.
-Steve Keirn is 68 today.
-Matt Morgan is 43.
-Mike DiBiase is 42.
-Trevor Murdoch (William Mueller) is 39.
-Rain (Bonnie Maxon Gray) is 38. She also worked as Payton Banks in TNA.
-WWE referee Drake Younger is 35.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell and guest Colt Cabana on his role in ROH, the state of the independent wrestling scene, the future of his podcast, the ROH Global Wars tour, the new ROH television format, Starrcast III, and much more...