By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw takes place tonight in Minneapolis, Minnesota at Target Center. The show features the annual Slammy Awards (God help us all). Join me for live coverage of Raw beginning with Raw Pre-Show notes as that show streams on WWE Network at 6:30 p.m. CT, and stick around for my actual live review as Raw airs on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.
-We are looking for correspondents for tonight’s WWE Raw in Minneapolis and Tuesday’s live WWE Smackdown in Des Moines, Iowa. If you are going to Raw, Smackdown, or any upcoming show and want to help us out with reports on the shows or live updates from tapings, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
-Dot Net Members will be listening to my WWE Raw audio review later tonight and my Q&A audio show this afternoon. The members are also listening to a fun 70-minute Star Wars: The Force Awakens audio review that Will Pruett and I recorded on Friday. Join us on the ad-free version of the website and special section of our free iPhone and Android apps by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
-The dark main event for Raw is advertised as Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose vs. Sheamus and Kevin Owens.
-Del “The Patriot” Wilkes is 54 today. He was born on December 21, 1961.
-Diego of Los Matadores (a/k/a Eddie Colon) is 33 today. He was born on December 21, 1982.
-Chikara’s Gran Akuma turned 41 on Sunday. He was born on Dcember 20, 1974.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Ricky Starks on his NWA run, doing enhancement work for WWE, leaving NOLA due to Hurricane Katrina, the January 24 NWA Hard Times PPV on FITE.TV, his relationship with Nick Aldis, and much more...