– As noted, WWE returns to the Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio this evening for the blue brand post-Fastlane television tapings. The advertised post-show dark match main events for tonight’s SmackDown Live show is Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton for the WWE Championship. Check out a complete preview for tonight’s show by clicking here, and make sure to join us here at eWrestling.com tonight for play-by-play results coverage of WWE SmackDown Live. Also below is WWE’s weekly “5 Things You Need To Know” video for tonight’s show.
– Former WWE Superstar Hideo Itami celebrates his 38th birthday today. The longtime Japanese pro wrestling star known as KENTA was born Kenta Kobayashi on March 12, 1981. Also celebrating birthdays from the pro wrestling world today are former WWE Tough Enough female winner Nidia Guenard (40), former Ring Of Honor (ROH) wrestler Erick Stevens (37) and former ECW Original / WWE Superstar James Maritato, who worked as Little Guido and Nunzio (47).
– WWE posted the following tweet on Tuesday to continue their effort in conjunction with Girl Up to help bring awareness and recognition to trailblazing women throughout history. Also below is the full video, which features WWE paying homage to Josephine Baker and Jennifer Lopez.
— WWE (@WWE) March 12, 2019