By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw is in Buffalo, New York at Keybank Center. Goldberg and Brock Lesnar are advertised as going face-to-face on what is the go-home show for Sunday’s Hell in a Cell. 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 live review as Raw airs on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.
-There is not a WWE Smackdown Live house show tonight, as the crew wrapped up its overseas tour on Sunday in Spain.
-We are looking for correspondents for tonight’s WWE Raw in Buffalo, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. 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 email@example.com
-The following dark matches are advertised for tonight’s WWE Raw event: Kevin Owens vs. Seth Rollins for the WWE Championship, Roman Reigns vs. Rusev for the U.S. Championship.
Birthdays and Notables
-The late “Big Daddy” Shirley Crabtree Jr. was born on November 14, 1930. He died on December 2, 1997 at age 67.
-NXT head trainer Matt Bloom is 44 today. He worked as Albert, A-Train, Lord Tensai.
-Kalisto (a/k/a Emanuel Alejandro Rodriguez) is 30 today.
-Nick Bockwinkel died at age 80 on November 14, 2015.
-Hiroshi Tanahashi turned 40 on Sunday.
-NXT trainer Sara Amato, who worked as Sara Del Rey, turned 36 on Sunday.
-Rufus R. Jones died at age 60 on November 13, 1993.
-Eddie Guerrero died at age 38 on November 13, 2005.
-Disco Inferno (a/k/a Glenn Gilbertti) turned 49 on Saturday.
-Elektra (a/k/a Donna Adamo) turned 46 on Saturday.
-Lena Yada turned 38 on Saturday.
-Matt Cappotelli turned 37 on Saturday.
-The late Trent Acid (a/k/a Michael Verdi) was born on November 13, 1980. He died of a drug overdose age age 29 on June 18, 2010.
The Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Frank Zarrillo discussing his film "The Wrestler: A QT Marshall Story", which includes appearances by Matt Riddle, Damian Priest, Gerald Brisco, Kevin Kelly, Steve Corino, and many more, the involvement of Marshall's wife and mother, and much more. Stick around after the interview for Powell's audio review of Wednesday's AEW Dynamite television show...