By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Baltimore, Maryland at Royal Farms Arena with the fallout from last night’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view event including the Raw return of Seth Rollins. 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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-Dot Net Members are listening to the Extreme Rules audio review that Jake Barnett and I recorded last night. They will also be listening to my WWE Raw audio review later tonight and my Q&A audio show this afternoon. 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.
-There is not a dark match listed on the arena website for tonight’s WWE Raw event.
Birthdays and Notables
-Owen Hart fell to his death at age 34 on May 23, 1999. He was performing an entrance stunt at WWE’s Over The Edge pay-per-view in Kansas City, Kansas at Kemper Arena.
-Alex Shelley (a/k/a Patrick Martin) is 33 today.
-Bray Wyatt (a/k/a Windham Rotunda) is 29 today.
-Ray Candy (a/k/a Ray Canty) died of a heart attack on May 23, 1994 at age 42.
-The late Brian Pillman was born on May 22, 1962. He died of Arteriosclerotic heart disease on October 5, 1997.
-Traci Brooks (a/k/a Tracy Brookshaw-Gerdelman) turned 41 on Sunday.
-Daniel Bryan (a/k/a Bryan Danielson) turned 35 on Sunday.
-NXT wrestler Hugo Knox (a/k/a Stuart Tomlinson) turned 31 on Sunday.
-Mick McManus (a/k/a William Matthews) died on May 22, 2013 at age 93.
-WWE Hall of Famer Mr. T (a/k/a Lawrence Tureaud) turned 64 on Saturday.
-Chris Benoit was born on May 21, 1967. He took his own life after killing his wife Nancy and son Daniel on June 24, 2007.
-The late Nancy Benoit was born on May 21, 1964.
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