By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at BMO Harris Bradley Center tonight. Asuka vs. Nia Jax will take place in an Elimination Chamber rematch. Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman are not advertised for this week’s show, but they are advertised for next week in Detroit. Join me for live coverage as Raw airs on USA Network tonight at 7CT/8ET.
-The WWE Smackdown crew is in La Crosse, Wisconsin at La Crosse Center tonight with the following advertised matches: AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn vs. Baron Corbin in a four-way for the WWE Championship, Bobby Roode vs. Randy Orton for the U.S. Title, New Day vs. Rusev and Aiden English, Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Dolph Ziggler, and Charlotte vs. Natalya vs. Ruby Riott for the Smackdown Women’s Championship.
-We are looking for reports for tonight’s WWE Main Event tapings that will be held prior to WWE Raw in Milwaukee, the Smackdown house show in La Crosse, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live in Green Bay, Wisconsin. 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 advertised dark main event for tonight’s Raw is John Cena, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, and Braun Strowman vs. Kane, The Miz, Sheamus, and Cesaro.
Birthdays and Notables
-Paul Bearer (William Moody) died of a heart attack at age 58 on March 5, 2013.
-Crowbar (Christopher Ford) turned 44 on Sunday.
-Sarah Stock, who also wrestled as Dark Angel and Sarita, turned 39 on Sunday. She is a trainer at the WWE Performance Center.
-ROH Champion Dalton Castle (Brett Giehl) turned 32 on Saturday.
-Yvon Cormier died at age 70 after a cancer battle on March 4, 2009.
-Glenn Kulka turned 54 on Saturday.
-PJ Black (Phillip Lloyd) turned 37 on Saturday. He worked as Justin Gabriel in WWE.
-Hayabusa (Eiji Ezaki) died at age 47 of a cerebral hemorrhage on March 3, 2016.
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