By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw is in Memphis, Tennessee at Fedexfo with the debut of the cruiserweight division. Plus, the show should feature the sixth match of the Sheamus vs. Cesaro best of seven series and will deliver final hype for the WWE Clash of Champions 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.
-WWE is in Tupelo, Mississippi at Bancorpsouth Arena tonight with the following advertised matches: AJ Styles vs. Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler for the WWE Championship, Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt, The Miz vs. Apollo Crews for the Intercontinental Championship, and Jason Jordan vs. Baron Corbin.
-We are looking for correspondents for tonight’s WWE Raw in Memphis, the live event in Tupelo, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live in Birmingham, Alabama. If you are going to Raw, Smackdown, or an upcoming live event and want to help us out with reports or live updates, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
-There is not a dark main event advertised for tonight’s Raw on the arena website.
Birthdays and Notables
-Yoshihiro Takiyama is 50 today.
-The late Billy Robinson was born on September 18, 1938. He died on March 3, 2014 at age 75.
-Masahiro Chono turned 53 on Saturday.
-Jim Cornette turned 55 on Saturday.
The Best of The Boom features Eric Bischoff joining Jason Powell in this March 20, 2019 discussion on whether there are similarities between Verne Gagne's booking during the AWA's dying days and Vince McMahon's WWE booking today, AEW, a Turner network shakeup, and more...