By Jason Powell
-Prowrestling.net Live returns today at 3CT/4ET at PWAudio.net. Jonny Fairplay and I will be taking your calls during the live audio show regarding WWE Clash of Champions, Ring of Honor Final Battle, and any other pro wrestling topics you wish to discuss.
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Providence, Rhode Island at Dunkin Donuts Center. WWE is advertising the return of Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman, and the fallout from last week’s Braun Strowman vs. Kane double count-out that failed to determine the No. 1 contender at the Royal Rumble. 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 Providence, tonight’s WWE Smackdown live event in White Plains, New York, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live in Newark, New Jersey. 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 White Plains, New York at Westchester County Center tonight. There are no matches listed on the arena website, but recent shows have been headlined by AJ Styles vs. Jinder Mahal for the WWE Championship.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to my Raw audio review later tonight. There will not be a 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 mobile website via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
-There are no dark main events advertised for tonight’s Raw on the arena website.
Birthdays and Notables
-Steve Austin is 53.
-Rob Van Dam (Rob Szatkowski) is 47.
-Trish Stratus (Patricia Stratigeas) is 41.
-The late Lizmark (Juan Banos) was born on December 18, 1950. He died at age 64 from respiratory failure on December 16, 2015.
-Nick “Eugene” Dinsmore turned 42 on Sunday.
-WWE celebrity Hall of Famer William Perry turned 55 on Saturday.
-Luke Harper (Jon Huber) turned 38 on Saturday.
-The late Frank Gotch died of uremia poisoning at age 40 on December 16, 1917.
-The late Don “The Spoiler” Jardine died of complications from a heart attack and leukemia at age 66 on December 16, 2006.
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)...