By Jason Powell
-Prowrestling.net Live returns today at 3CT/4ET. Will Pruett and I will be taking your phone calls at PWAudio.net. We are live the each Monday following WWE pay-per-view events.
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Sacramento, California at Golden 1 Center with the first show coming out of last night’s Payback event. Join me for live Raw as the show airs on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.
-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Stockton, California at Stockton Arena with the following advertised wrestlers: AJ Styles, Randy Orton, Shinsuke Nakamura, Kevin Owens, American Alpha, Sami Zayn, Tye Dillinger, Becky Lynch, Tamina, The Usos, Dolph Ziggler, and Jinder Mahal.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to my Raw audio review later tonight. Please note that there will not be a Q&A show today due to the Prowrestling.net Live show. 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 Sacramento, tonight’s live event in Stockton, and Tuesday’s Smackdown in Fresno. 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
-The advertised dark matches for tonight’s WWE Raw is Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman, and Seth Rollins vs. Samoa Joe.
Birthdays and Notables
-Dave Taylor is 60 today.
-Booker T (Booker Huffman) is 53 today.
-Human Tornado (Craig Williams) is 34 today.
-Elizabeth Ann Hulette died at age 42 on May 1, 2003 due to acute toxicity.
-Shawn Daivari turned 33 on Sunday.
-Paul Roma turned 57 on Saturday.
-Titus O’Neil turned 40 on Saturday.
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