Why WWE Is Televising SmackDown From Kentucky After 6 Years, Jinder Mahal, New Day On Their Book

- In the video above, The New Day discuss their new book, The Book of Booty: Shake It. Love It. Never Be It., which WWE officially announced earlier today. The book is available for pre-order now at bookofbooty.com and will hit stores on March 13, 2018.

- The Lane Report has a story here about WWE returning to the Rupp Arena for SmackDown Live! tonight. It's the first televised WWE event at the arena in nearly six years. Until this year, WWE wouldn't host live televised matches in the state because of "the cut rule", which would force a wrestler to leave a match if they bled. That rule and nearly 40 percent of the state's combat sports regulations were repealed in 2016.

"It's great to have WWE back in Kentucky for another live televised show," said Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission (KBWC) Chairman Chad Miller. "More shows translate to more dollars for local economies, and the Commission is thrilled that our efforts are paying off for our wrestling fans, athletes, local businesses, and the combat sports industry in Kentucky."

- Ahead of tonight's SmackDown Live!, Jinder Mahal visited children at Kentucky Children's Hospital. Jinder spoke to CBS affiliate WKYT about the importance of the visit.

"The most important thing that we do is that we put smiles on children's faces, we make people happy, we're here to entertain people, and a lot of these kids are huge fans, and we come here to see them in person and cheer them up and make their day," Jinder said. "As simple as it is for us to just come here and taking pictures with kids or saying hello or talking to them, it makes their day."


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