By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at PPG Paints Arena. Brock Lesnar is advertised on the WWE and arena websites. The advertised segments for television are Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman vs. Samoa Joe in a Triple Threat, plus Jason Jordan appears on Miz TV. Join me for live Raw as the show airs on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.
-We are looking for reports for tonight’s WWE Raw in Pittsburgh, the Smackdown live event in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Tuesday’s Smackdown in Cleveland, Ohio. If you are going to Raw, Smackdown, or an upcoming live event and want to help us out with off-air match result details, contact me at email@example.com
-The Smackdown crew is in Fort Wayne, Indiana at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum tonight with the following advertised matches: John Cena vs. Rusev, Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton for the WWE Championship, Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles for the U.S. Championship.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to my Raw audio review later tonight and my Q&A 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.
Birthdays and Notables
-John Laurinaitis is 55 today.
-Kid Kash (David Cash) is 48 today.
-El Texano Jr. (Juan Aguilar Leos) is 33 today.
-The late Roddy Piper (Roderick Toombs) died of a heart attack at age 61 on July 31, 2015.
-Scott Steiner (Scott Rechsteiner) turned 55 on Saturday.
-Sonny Onoo turned 55 on Saturday.
-The late Lou Albano was born on July 29, 1933. He died of a heart attack at age 76 on October 14, 2009.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell and guest Will Pruett on the Roman Reigns whodunnit angle, WWE heading into SummerSlam, AEW's October 2 premiere on TNT, the New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Climax Tournament through Day 11, and more (77:45)...