By Jason Powell
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Memphis, Tennessee at the FedEx Forum. The show will feature Sasha Banks vs. Alexa Bliss for the Raw Women’s Championship. Brock Lesnar and John Cena are both advertised on the arena website. 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 Memphis, tonight’s Smackdown live event in Texarkana, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown in Little Rock, Arkansas. 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 WWE Smackdown crew is in Texarkana, Arkansas at Four States Entertainment Center tonight with the following advertised matches: Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton in a Last Man Standing match for the WWE Championship, A.J. Styles vs. Kevin Owens for the U.S. Championship, The Uso vs. New Day vs. Breezango for the Smackdown Tag Titles, Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Baron Corbin.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to my Q&A audio show 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.
-The advertised dark match for tonight’s Raw show is Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman, and The Miz vs. Dean Ambrose for the Intercontinental Championship.
Birthdays and Notables
-Ricky Reyes (Rick Diaz) is 39 today.
-Christina Von Eerie (Christina Kardooni) is 28 today.
-Mr. Fuji (Harry Fujiwara) died on August 28, 2016 at age 81.
-Sgt. Slaughter (Robert Remus) turned 69 on Sunday.
-Great Khali (Dalip Singh Rana) turned 45 on Sunday.
-Jazz (Carlene Moore-Begnaud) turned 44 on Sunday.
-Milano Collection AT (Akihito Sawafuji) turned 41 on Sunday.
-The late George Scott was born on August 27, 1929. He died at age 84 on January 20, 2014.
-Luna Vachon died of a drug overdose on August 27, 2010.
-Petey Williams turned 36 on Saturday.
-Moondog King (Edward White) died on August 26, 2005 at age 56.
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