By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw is in Charlotte, North Carolina at Spectrum Center with Charlotte vs. Sasha Banks for the Raw Women’s Championship, and New Day vs. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson for the Raw Tag Team 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 live review as Raw airs on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.
-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Florence, South Carolina at the Florence Civic Center tonight with the following advertised matches: AJ Styles vs. Dean Ambrose in a street fight for the WWE Championship, Kane vs. Bray Wyatt, The Miz vs. Dolph Ziggler for the Intercontinental Championship, Heath Slater and Rhyno vs. The Uso for the Raw Tag Titles, Becky Lynch vs. Alexa Bliss for the Smackdown Women’s Championship.
-We are looking for correspondents for tonight’s WWE Raw in Charlotte, the live event in Florence, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live in Columbia, South Carolina. 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 are no dark matches advertised for tonight’s WWE Raw event. The recent advertised dark matches have been Kevin Owens vs. Seth Rollins for the WWE Championship and/or Roman Reigns vs. Rusev for the U.S. Championship.
Birthdays and Notables
-Rob Conway is 42 today.
-Brent Albright, who worked as Gunner Scott in WWE, is 38 today.
-Erick Rowan (a/k/a Joseph Ruud) is 35 today. He is currently recovering from surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff.
-Summer Rae (a/k/a Danielle Moinet) is 33 today.
-Davey Boy Smith was born on November 27, 1962. He died Myocardial infarction at age 39 on May 18, 2002.
-Evan Karagias turned 43 on Sunday.
-Ivory (a/k/a Lisa Moretti) turned 55 on Saturday. She also worked as Tina Ferrari for the GLOW promotion.
-Brian Lee, who worked as Chainz and Fake Undertaker, turned 50 on Saturday.
-Maven Huffman turned 40 on Saturday.