By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw takes place tonight in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at Consol Energy Center. Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, Paul Heyman, Triple H, and Shane McMahon are all advertised. 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 Dean Ambrose, AJ Styles, and Dolph Ziggler vs. Bray Wyatt, Chris Jericho, and Kevin Owens.
Birthdays and Notables
-Santino Marella (a/k/a Anthony Carelli) is 42 today.
-Former ECW valet Beulah McGillicutty (a/k/a Trisa Laughlin) is 47 today. She is married to Tommy Dreamer and the couple have twin girls, who once appeared on an episode of “The Sopranos” television show.
-Bryan Clark, who worked as Adam Bomb and Wrath, is 52 today.
-Matt Jackson of The Young Bucks turned 31 on Saturday.
-The late Johnnie Mae Young was born on March 12, 1923. She died at age 90 on January 14, 2014.
-James Maritato, who worked as Little Guido and Nunzio, turned 44 on Saturday.
-Former WWE performer Nidia Guenard turned 37 on Saturday.
The Best of The Boom features Tony Schiavone joining Jason Powell in this May 30, 2018 discussion in which he looks back on when he went to Ric Flair's house for his first pro wrestling assignment, his year with WWE, his one appearance for TNA Impact Wrestling, and more...