By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Portland, Oregon at the Moda Center. Bill Goldberg will appear on the show to respond to Brock Lesnar’s WrestleMania match challenge. WWE will obviously have to address the Seth Rollins injury from a storyline standpoint tonight. Join me for live Raw as the show airs on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.
-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Abbotsford, British Columbia at Abbotsford Centre with the following advertised matches: AJ Styles vs. Dean Ambrose vs. The Miz (originally advertised as a WWE Championship match), American Alpha defend the Smackdown Tag Titles in a turmoil match.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to my Q&A audio show this afternoon (submit questions in our members’ forum) and my Raw audio review later tonight. 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 in Portland, tonight’s live event in Abbotsford, and Tuesday’s Smackdown in Seattle, Washington. 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 main events advertised for tonight’s WWE Raw on the arena website.
Birthdays and Notables
-Konnor (Ryan Parmeter) of The Ascension tag team is 37 today.
-Madison Rayne (Ashley Lomberger) turned 31 on Sunday.
-The late Luke Graham (James Johnson) was born on February 5, 1940. He died on June 23, 2006 at age 66 due to from congestive heart failure.
-Chris Sabin (Josh Harter) turned 35 on Saturday.
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