By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-Prowrestling.net Live returns today at 3CT/4ET at PWAudio.net. Will Pruett and I will be taking your calls during the live audio show regarding WWE Royal Rumble, NXT Takeover: Philadelphia, and any other pro wrestling topics you wish to discuss.
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at Wells Fargo Center with the night after the Royal Rumble. Smackdown Live will be held in the same venue on Tuesday. Join me for live coverage as Raw airs on USA Network tonight at 7CT/8ET.
-We are looking for reports for tonight’s WWE Raw in Philadelphia, tonight’s Smackdown house show in Newark, Delaware, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live in Philadelphia. 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 Newark, Delaware at Bob Carpenter Center tonight with the following advertised main event: AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens (w/Sami Zayn) in a cage match for the WWE Championship.
-The following dark main event is advertised for tonight’s WWE Raw event: Roman Reigns, John Cena, Braun Strowman, and Seth Rollins vs. Kane, The Miz, Sheamus, and Cesaro in an eight-man tag match.
Birthdays and Notables
-Bob Holly is 55 today.
-Seiya Sanada turned 30 on Sunday.
-Shark Boy (Dean Roll) turned 43 on Sunday.
-Sheamus (Stephen Farrelly) turned 40 on Sunday.
-Andre the Giant (Andre Rene Roussimoff) died on January 27, 1993 at age 46 of congestive heart failure.
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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)...