By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in New Orleans, Louisiana at Smoothie King Arena. WWE is advertising The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels for the television show. Join me for live Raw as the show airs on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.
-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Lake Charles, Louisiana at Lake Charles Civic Center with the following advertised main event: AJ Styles vs. John Cena vs. Dean Ambrose for the WWE Championship with James Ellsworth as guest timekeeper.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to my Raw audio review late tonight or Tuesday morning and the Q&A audio show this afternoon. Join us on the ad-free version of the Prowrestling.net website and special section of our free iPhone and Android apps by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
-We are looking for correspondents for tonight’s WWE Raw and Tuesday’s Smackdown in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as the Smackdown live event in Lake Charles. 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 dark main events advertised for tonight’s WWE Raw event are Kevin Owens vs. Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins vs. Chris Jericho.
Birthdays and Notables
-Silver King/Black Tiger III (a/k/a César Barrón) is 49 today.
-Luke Williams (a/k/a Brian Wickens) turned 70 on Sunday.
-Rey Mysterio Sr. (a/k/a Miguel Diaz) turned 59 on Sunday.
-Keiko “Bull” Nakano turned 49 on Sunday.
-Chris Masters (a/k/a Chris Mordetzky) turned 34 on Sunday.
-Chavo Guerrero, Sr. turned 68 on Saturday.
-CW Anderson (a/k/a Chris Wright) turned 46 on Saturday.
-The late Bronko Nagurski died on January 7, 1990 at age 81.
-Gary Albright died on January 7, 2000 at age 36 of a heart attack.
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