By Jason Powell
-Merry Christmas to everyone who celebrates the holiday.
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Chicago, Illinois at Allstate Arena. WWE is advertising the return of John Cena. I hope to have live coverage of the show tonight, but it’s possible I will cover the show on delay due to the holiday. Family first, folks.
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-We are looking for reports for tonight’s WWE Raw and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live in Chicago and all of the holiday week live events. 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
-There is not a Smackdown house show tonight. However, both brands will be running events for the remainder of the week.
-The advertised dark main event is The Shield vs. Samoa Joe, Sheamus, and Cesaro. The match will obviously change due to Dean Ambrose’s elbow injury.
Birthdays and Notables
-Chris Harris is 44.
-Rhaka Khan (Trenesha Biggers) is 36.
-Rusev (Miroslav Barnyashev) is 33.
-The late Wilbur Snyder died at age 62 on December 25, 1991.
-Brad Anderson turned 48 on Sunday.
-Kassius Ohno/Chris Hero (Chris Spradlin) turned 38 on Sunday.
-The Great Muta (Keiji Mutoh) turned 55 on Saturday.
-WWE agent Jamie Noble (James Gibson) turned 41 on Sunday.
-Arik Cannon turned 36 on Saturday.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Allysin Kay discussing Friday's NWA Hard Times PPV on FITE.TV, Melina dropping an unexpected f-bomb on NWA Powerrr, the WWE Mae Young Classic experience, her time as Sienna in Impact Wrestling, working in Japan, the Tessa Blanchard controversy, and more...