By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw is in Corpus Christi, Texas at American Bank Center with the latest return of Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman, as well as final hype for SummerSlam. 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 Corpus Christi and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live in Austin, Texas. 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 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
-Kofi Kingston (a/k/a Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah) turned 35 on Sunday.
-The late Gino Hernandez (a/k/a Charles Wolfe Jr.) was born on August 14, 1957. He died of a cocaine overdose at age 28 on February 2, 1986.
-Bobby Eaton turned 58 on Sunday. WWE still needs to get over their issues with Jim Cornette and induct the Midnight Express into their Hall of Fame.
-The late Eddie Gilbert was born on August 14, 1961. He died of a heart attack at age 33 on February 18, 1995.
-Jim Brunzell turned 67 on Saturday.
-Spike Dudley (a/k/a Matt Hyson) turned 46 on Saturday.
-Brian Adams died of a drug overdose on August 13, 2007 at age 43.
-Lance Cade (a/k/a Lance McNaught) died of apparent heart failure at age 29 on August 13, 2010.
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