WWE Raw in Philadelphia (correspondents needed), notes on The Rock, Undertaker, and Brock Lesnar, plus Jack Swagger, Gorgeous George, Christopher Daniels, Epico, Barry Horowitz, ESPN Classic wrestling

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
Mar 25, 2013 - 09:00 AM

By Jason Powell

-WWE Raw takes place tonight in Philadelphia, Pa. at Wells Fargo Center. The Rock will return after missing the last two weeks of television. With 13 days to go before WrestleMania 29, WWE needs to deliver a home run show after swinging and missing over the last two weeks. Join me for live coverage tonight as the show airs on USA Network beginning at 7:00 p.m. CT.

-Brock Lesnar is not advertised for tonight's Raw show. The Undertaker is not listed on the WWE live events page, but he is advertised on the Wells Fargo Center website.

-We are looking for correspondents for tonight's WWE Raw television show, Tuesday's WWE Smackdown taping in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and Thursday's TNA Impact Wrestling television event in Jonesboro, Arkansas. If you are going to any of these shows and want to help, contact me at

-Dot Net Members will be listening to my WWE Raw audio review later tonight and enjoying ad-free access to the website throughout Raw. Join us on the ad-free version of the website (or the special membership section on our free iPhone and Android apps) by signing up for membership now via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page.

-For those who missed it on Sunday, The Undertaker celebrated his 48th birthday. He was born on March 24, 1965.

-The late Gorgeous George was born on March 24, 1915. He died on December 26, 1963. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2010 when his former wife Betty Wagner accepted the honor on his behalf.

-WWE wrestler Jack Swagger turned 31 on Sunday. He was born on March 24, 1982.

-TNA wrestler Christopher Daniels (a/k/a Daniel Christopher Covell) celebrated his 43rd birthday on Sunday. He was born on March 24, 1970.

-WWE wrestler Epico (a/k/a Orlando Colon) turned 31 on Sunday. He was born on March 24, 1982.

-Longtime WWE wrestler Barry Horowitz celebrated his 53rd birthday on Sunday. He was born on March 24, 1960.

-The following matches are listed for the 8:30 p.m. CT airing of the AWA on ESPN Classic: Boris Zhukov and Sheik Adnan vs. Haas and Henderson, Jake Milliman vs. Col. DeBeers, Buddy Rose, Doug Somers, and Larry Zbyszko vs. Mike Rotunda, Steve Pardee, and Jimmy Snuka.

-The 30-minute classic UWF show airs on ESPN Classic tonight at 9:30 p.m. CT with Bob Orton Jr., Paul Orndroff, Benjamin, and Spitball.

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