By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in San Jose, California at SAP Center. The show includes Finn Balor vs. Matt Hardy vs. Bray Wyatt vs. Apollo Crews in an Elimination Chamber qualifying match. The winner will join Braun Strowman, John Cena, Roman Reigns, The Miz, and Elias in the Elimination Chamber match to determine who will challenge Brock Lesnar for the WWE Universal Championship at WrestleMania. Join me for live coverage as Raw airs on USA Network tonight at 7CT/8ET.
-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Stockton, California at Stockton Arena tonight. There are no matches advertised on the arena website, but it is likely AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn in a handicap match for the WWE Championship, and The Usos vs. New Day vs. Bludgeon Brothers in a Triple Threat for the Smackdown Tag Titles.
-We are looking for reports for tonight’s WWE Main Event tapings that will be held prior to WWE Raw in San Jose, the Smackdown house show in Stockton, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live in Bakersfield, California. 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
-There is not a dark main event advertised on the arena website for tonight’s Raw.
Birthdays and Notables
-Outback Jack (Peter Stilsbury) is 60 today.
-Ken Shamrock turned 54 on Sunday.
-Shawn Hernandez turned 45 on Sunday.
-Lisa Marie Varon turned 47 on Saturday. She worked as Victoria in WWE and as Tara in Impact Wrestling.
-The late Louis Mucciolo Jr. was born on February 10, 1971. He worked as Louie Spicolli and Rad Radford and died of an overdose at age 27. on February 15, 1998
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