– WWE will hold the final double SmackDown taping tonight in Corpus Christi, Texas at the American Bank Center. The episode being shot tonight will be the 500th SmackDown celebrating. Pretty much the entire WWE roster is booked for tonight’s tapings, so they should be packed with stuff going on.
Confirmed for this week’s tapings is a WWE United States Title match between MVP and Shelton Benjamin. Advertised locally is a World Title match between Edge and Jeff Hardy. Other talents advertised include Rey Mysterio, John Cena, Triple H, Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, Matt Hardy, Big Show, MVP and others. Also, according to TV previews for the episode, WWE Hall of Famer Johnny Rodz will be making an appearance for something. The TV previews also say we will take a look at SmackDown’s biggest fan and find out what it’s like to be the ring announcer.