By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Atlanta, Georgia at Philips Arena. Brock Lesnar will make his first appearance on Raw since UFC 200 and the news of his multiple USADA anti-doping test failures. 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 Raw is John Cena, Dean Ambrose, and Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins, AJ Styles, and Chris Jericho.
Birthdays and Notables
-D-Von Dudley (a/k/a Devon Hughes) is 44 today.
-Yoshi Tatsu (a/k/a Naofumi Yamamoto) is 39 today.
-WWE referee Mike Chioda is 50 today.
-George Hackenschmidt was born on August 1, 1877. He died at age 90 on February 19, 1968.
-Jimmy Golden is 66 today. He worked as Jack Swagger Sr. and as Bunkhouse Buck in addition to using his real name.
-Roddy Piper (a/k/a Roderick Toombs) died on July 31, 2015.
-John Laurinaitis turned 54 on Sunday.
-Kid Kash (a/k/a David Cash) turned 47 on Sunday.
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...