By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw is in Houston, Texas at Toyota Center. The main event is Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins vs. Kevin Owens vs. Big Cass in a four-way for the vacant WWE Universal Championship. 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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-There is not an advertised dark main event for tonight’s Raw on the Toyota Center website. The recent Raw dark main events have featured Smackdown talent.
Birthdays and Notables
-Stan Hansen (a/k/a John Stanley Hansen II) is 67 today. He as inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame earlier this year.
-Sinn Bodhi (a/k/a Nick Cvjetkovich), who wrestled in WWE as Kizarny, is 43 today.
-Ricky Reyes turned 38 on Sunday.
-Christina Von Eerie (a/k/a Christina Maria Kardooni) turned 27 on Sunday.
-Sgt. Slaughter (a/k/a Robert Remus) returned 68 on Saturday.
-Longtime booker and pro wrestler George Scott was born on August 27, 1929. He died at age 84 on January 20, 2014.
-Jazz (a/k/a Carlene Moore-Begnaud) turned 43 on Saturday.
-Luna Vachon died of a drug overdose at age 48 on August 27, 2010.
-The Great Khali (a/k/a Dalip Singh Rana) turned 44 on Saturday.
-Milano Collection A.T. (a/k/a Akihito Sawafuji) turned 40 on Saturday.
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