By Jason Powell
-Prowrestling.net Live is on the air today at 3:00 CT/4:00 ET. Will Pruett and I will take your phone calls coming out of WWE No Mercy at Blogtalkradio.com/prowrestlingdotnet.
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Ontario, California at Citizen’s Business Bank Arena with the night after No Mercy. WWE is advertising that Miz TV with guest Roman Reigns will open the show. 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 Ontario, tonight’s Smackdown live event in El Paso, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown in Glendale, Arizona. 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 El Paso, Texas at Don Haskins Center with the following advertised matches: Jinder Mahal vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the WWE Championship, AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens for the U.S. Championship, and Randy Orton vs. Rusev.
-Dot Net Members are listening to the 69-minute WWE No Mercy pay-per-view review that Jake Barnett and I recorded on Sunday night. Please note that there will not be a Q&A audio show this week due to Prowrestling.net Live 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 tonight’s Raw on the arena website.
Birthdays and Notables
-Jimmy Garvin (James Williams) is 65 today.
-Stephanie McMahon-Levesque turned 41 on Sunday.
-Shane Thorne (Shane Veryze) turned 32 on Sunday.
-The late Mark “Bison” Smith was born on September 24, 1973. He died on November 22, 2011 at age 38 due to heart complications.
-Matt Hardy turned 43 on Saturday.
-Sonya Deville (Daria Berenato) turned 24 on Sunday.
-Kairi Sane (Kaori Housako) turned 29 on Saturday.
-Stanislaus Zbyszko (Jan Stanisław Cyganiewicz) died on September 23, 1967 at age 88.
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