By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in St. Louis, Missouri at Scottrade Center with the fallout of last night’s WWE Payback event. 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 St. Louis and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown taping in Kansas City, Missouri. If you are going to Raw or Smackdown and want to help us out with reports or live updates, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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-The dark main event of tonight’s Raw event is advertised as Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, and AJ Styles vs. Sheamus, Chris Jericho, and Kevin Owens in a six-man tag.
Birthdays and Notables
-“The Rock” Dwayne Douglas Johnson is 44 today.
-New WWE Hall of Famer Ray “Big Boss Man” Traylor Jr. was born on May 2, 1963. He died of a heart attack at age 41 on September 22, 2004.
-The late Elizabeth Hulette died of an overdose of painkillers and vodka on May 1, 2003 at age 42.
-Dave Taylor turned 59 on Sunday.
-Human Tornado (a/k/a Craig Williams) turned 33 on Saturday.
-Shawn Daivari turned 32 on Friday.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell and guest Will Pruett on the Roman Reigns whodunnit angle, WWE heading into SummerSlam, AEW's October 2 premiere on TNT, the New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Climax Tournament through Day 11, and more (77:45)...