By Jason Powell
-It’s Labor Day in the United States. Things may be a little slower than usual today as a result, but we will cover and major news and then we’ll be back in business tonight starting with WWE Raw coverage.
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Omaha, Nebraska at Century Link Center. The show features The Miz vs. Jeff Hardy for the Intercontinental Championship. 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 Omaha, tonight’s Smackdown live event in Rochester, Minnesota, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Rochester, Minnesota at Mayo Civic Center tonight. There are no matches advertised on the arena website, but the show will likely feature Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton in a Last Man Standing match for the WWE Championship in the main event.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to my and my Raw audio review later tonight. The Q&A audio show on Tuesday or Wednesday this week due to the holiday and coverage of the Mae Young Classic. 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 tonight’s Raw on the arena website. Last week’s advertised dark match was Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman.
Birthdays and Notables
-Jerry Jarrett is, well, you know, 75 today. All kidding aside, happy birthday to the promoting legend.
-Kia Stevens, who worked as Awesome/Amazing Kong and Kharma is 40. She is currently a member of the cast of the GLOW series that airs on Netflix.
-Xavier Woods (Austin Watson) is 31 today.
-Wesley Blake (Cory Weston) is 30 today.
-Bob Evans turned 45 on Sunday.
-TJP (TJ Perkins) turned 33 on Sunday.
-The late Marianna Komlos was born on September 3, 1969. She played the role of Beaver Cleavage on WWE television. She died of breast cancer at age 35 on September 3, 1969.
-Tracy Smothers turned 55 on Saturday.
-Joe E. Legend (Joseph Edward Hitchen) turned 48 on Saturday. He worked as Just Joe in WWE.
-Jay Youngblood (Steven Romero) died on September 2, 1985 at age 30 following a series of heart attacks.
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