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WOR: Smackdown recap, Superstar Shakeup, WWE & UFC news


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Wrestling Observer Radio with Dave Meltzer and myself, guest co-host Garrett Gonzales, is back. 

Last night, we went over the Raw side of the Superstar Shakeup. Tonight, we go over the Smackdown side. We recap the two-hour Smackdown Live and discuss all the newcomers to the blue team. 

We then talk about all the WWE news including Luke Harper's social media post asking for his release, the latest on Sasha Banks, Raw ratings, the stock price, and more on the Viking Experience name. 

We finish off with MMA news and a boxing drug test story. 

Start - 6:45: Luke Harper asks for release
6:45 - 11:51: AAF wanted to merge with XFL
11:51 - 13:41: WWE taking shots at AEW
13:41 - 17:22: Raw ratings 
17:22 - 22:08: Bayley, SmackDown
22:08 - 24:40: WWE market research 
24:40 - 25:40: The Viking Experience name change
25:40 - 38:58: SmackDown
38:58 - 43:57: UFC ratings, Leslie Smith signs with Bellator
43:57 - end: Boxing drug test failure

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