By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw takes place tonight in Detroit, Michigan at Joe Louis Arena with the first show on the official Road to WrestleMania. The show will open with Vincent K. McMahon presenting the Vincent J McMahon Award. Brock Lesnar and Triple H are advertised and the show will feature the fallout of last night’s Fastlane pay-per-view. 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.
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-The advertised dark main event for tonight’s WWE Raw is Roman Reigns, Chris Jericho, and Dean Ambrose versus Sheamus, Bray Wyatt, and Kevin Owens in a six-man tag match.
Birthdays and Notables
-Super Calo (a/k/a Rafael García) is 45 today.
-Dos Caras (a/k/a José Luis Rodríguez Arellano) turned 65 on Sunday. He is the father of WWE star Alberto Del Rio (a/k/a José Alberto Rodríguez).
-Carlito (a/k/a Carly Colon) turned 37 on Sunday.
-Crimson (a/k/a Tommy Mercer) turned 31 on Sunday.
-TNA’s Tyrus (a/k/a George Murdoch) turned 43 on Sunday. He worked as Brodus Clay in WWE.
-Pro wrestling legend Buddy Rogers (a/k/a Herman Gustav Rohde Jr.) was born on February 20, 1921. He died on June 26, 1992 at age 71.
-Antonio Inoki (a/k/a Muhammad Hussain Inoki) turned 73 on Saturday.
-Gedo (a/k/a Keiji Takayama) turned 47 on Saturday. He books the New Japan Pro Wrestling promotion along with Jado.
-TNA Knockouts Champion Gail Kim turned 39 on Saturday.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Allysin Kay discussing Friday's NWA Hard Times PPV on FITE.TV, Melina dropping an unexpected f-bomb on NWA Powerrr, the WWE Mae Young Classic experience, her time as Sienna in Impact Wrestling, working in Japan, the Tessa Blanchard controversy, and more...