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It’s Super Tuesday with a WWE Smackdown TV taping, TNA Impact on Pop TV, WWE stars on ESPNews’s SportsCenter, and the season premiere of “Total Divas” on E!.
– This week’s WWE Smackdown TV taping takes place in Dayton, Ohio with WWE World Hvt. champion Roman Reigns headlining. Chris Jericho is also advertised for the taping. (We’re looking for a report sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
- Advertised SD main event: Reigns vs. the League of Nations (Sheamus & Rusev & U.S. champion Alberto Del Rio & King Barrett) in a handicap match
- Miz TV segment with IC champion Dean Ambrose and Kevin Owens
- Also advertised: Jericho, The Wyatts, and Divas
- Advertised for the live crowd in Dayton is a bonus main event of Reigns & Ambrose vs. Sheamus & Owens.
– TNA Impact on Pop TV features Ethan Carter III vs. Matt Hardy for the TNA Hvt. Title, plus other big matches.
- TNA Hvt. Title match: ECIII vs. Matt Hardy in a Last Man Standing match with Hardy’s TNA career on the line
- Knockouts Title match: Gail Kim vs. Awesome Kong
- Mike Bennett’s Impact in-ring debut with Maria Kanellis
- Beer Money fight challenge
– WWE tag champions New Day are scheduled to join The Coach for the weekly WWE interview segment on ESPNews’s SportsCenter broadcast in the 9:00 p.m. EST hour.
– Season 5 of “Total Divas” premiers on E! at 9:00 p.m. EST. Included is new cast member Amanda (Mandy) from Tough Enough. Also, the show will focus on Daniel Bryan thinking about life after WWE with a new business venture with Brie Bella.