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Tonight’s episode of WWE SmackDown Live is set to take place from the Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita, KS, and it will be the go-home show for the Royal Rumble pay-per-view on Sunday.

According to PWInsider, Erick Rowan is backstage at SmackDown Live tonight, but it’s not clear if he will be used. It’s worth noting that the other half of the Bludgeon Brothers, Luke Harper, is reportedly not at SmackDown tonight. Harper was spotted at the WWE Performance Center earlier this week.

It’s also being reported that Mike and Maria Kanellis at not at the TV tapings today.

Independent wrestler Taeler Hendrix noted on Twitter that she is in the house for SmackDown tonight.