Morning Report: Confirmed Smackdown Matches, WWE Network, Today In History & More


– Here is this week’s confirmed Smackdown matches:

  • AJ Lee vs. Naomi
  • Fandango vs. Adam Rose
  • The Usos vs. Heath Slater and Titus O’Neil
  • Randy Orton vs. Chris Jericho
  • Layla vs. Summer Rae
  • Ryback vs. Goldust
  • Handicap Match: Bo Dallas vs. Diego and Torito
  • Roman Reigns vs. Rusev

– There is no wrestling live events or television shows on today. We will still be here throughout the day keeping up with the latest news and rumors.

– You can check out this week’s WWE Smackdown TV spoilers on the main page.

– Here is today’s streaming content on the WWE Network:

12am EST – WrestleMania Rewind: CM Punk at 24 and 25

1am EST – WWE Countdown: Thunderous Returns

2am EST – Total Divas replay

3am EST – RAW Flashback: 2/20/1995

4am EST – RAW Flashback: 2/27/1995

5am EST – ECW Hardcore TV: 2/27/1995

6am EST – Old School: 11/10/1985

7am EST – Journey to WrestleMania XXX: Daniel Bryan

8am EST – WWE Countdown: Thunderous Returns

9am EST – RAW Flashback: 2/27/1995

10am EST – RAW Flashback: 3/5/1995

11am EST – Total Divas replay

12pm EST – WrestleMania Rewind: CM Punk at 24 and 25

1pm EST – WWE Countdown: Thunderous Returns

2pm EST – Legends of Wrestling: Celebrities

3pm EST – Best of WWE Hall of Fame

4pm EST – Royal Rumble 2014

7pm EST – WWE NXT replay

8pm EST – Legends House replay

9pm EST – Legends House replay

10pm EST – Legends House replay

11pm EST – Legends House replay
– Here is your pro wrestling history lesson of the day:
3-time WWE Intercontinental Champion Shelton Benjamin turns 39 today.

3-time WCW Television Champion Marc ‘Johnny B Badd’ Mero turns 54 today.

6-time World Heavyweight Champion Kevin Nash turns 55 today.

Former WCW and ECW wrestler PN News turns 48 today.

1963: The Crusher defeated Verne Gagne to win the AWA World Title.

1986: The Fabulous Moolah defeated Velvet McIntyre to win the WWF Women’s Title.

2000: WCW Bash At The Beach was held at the Ocean Center, in Daytona Beach, Florida. 6,572 were in attendance to see the final Bash at the Beach and the last appearance Hulk Hogan would make in WCW. Here are the results:

* Lt. Loco defeated Juventud Guerrera to retain the WCW Cruiserweight Title
* Big Vito defeated Norman Smiley & Ralphus in a Handicap Match to retain the WCW Hardcore Title
* Daffney (with Crowbar) defeated Miss Hancock (with David Flair) in an Evening Gown Match
* KroniK (Brian Adams & Bryan Clark) defeated The Perfect Event (Shawn Stasiak & Chuck Palumbo) to win the WCW World Tag Team Titles
* Kanyon defeated Booker T
* Mike Awesome defeated Scott Steiner (with Midajah) via DQ (Steiner retains the WCW United States Title, though was immediately stripped of it after the match)
* Vampiro defeated The Demon in a Graveyard Match
* Shane Douglas defeated Buff Bagwell
* Hulk Hogan defeated Jeff Jarrett to win the WCW World Title.
* Goldberg defeated Kevin Nash to banish Scott Hall from WCW
* Booker T defeated Jeff Jarrett to win the WCW World Title

2001: The APA (Faarooq & Bradshaw) defeated The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles on Raw.

2005: The Carnage Crew (HC Loc & Tony Devito) defeated BJ Whitmer & Jimmy Jacobs to win the ROH Tag Team Titles.

2007: WWE signed former Million Dollar Tough Enough competitor Daniel Rodimer.

2008: WWE released Diva Ashley Massaro.

2012: Former WCW star Marcus Bagwell was arrested for reckless driving.