By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Houston, Texas at Toyota Center with the night after the Great Balls of Fire event. Brock Lesnar is once again advertised. Join me for live Raw as the show airs on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.
-We are looking for correspondents for tonight’s WWE Raw in Houston, the Smackdown live event in Laredo, Texas and Tuesday’s Smackdown in San Antonio, Texas. 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 Smackdown crew is in Laredo, Texas at the Laredo Energy Arena tonight with the following advertised talent: AJ Styles, Jinder Mahal, Shinsuke Nakamura, Kevin Owens, Charlotte, Sami Zayn, and Dolph Ziggler.
-Dot Net Members are listening to the WWE Great Balls of Fire audio review that Jake Barnett and I recorded last night. They will also be listening to my Raw audio review later tonight. There is no Q&A show this week due to the live 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.
-There are no dark matches advertised for Raw. The last dark main event featured Bray Wyatt vs. Seth Rollins.
Birthdays and Notables
-Billy Jack Haynes is 64 today.
-The late Bobo Brazil (Houston Harris) was born on July 10, 1924. He died on January 20, 1998 at age 73 following a series of strokes.
-The late Johnny Grunge (Mike Durham) was born on July 10, 1966. He died of sleep apnea issues on February 16, 2006 at age 39.
-Kevin Nash turned 58 on Sunday.
-Shelton Benjamin turned 42 on Sunday.
-Marc Mero turned 57 on Sunday.
-Tom Brandi, who worked as Salvatore Sincere, turned 51 on Sunday.
-PN News (Paul Neu) turned 51 on Saturday.
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