WWE Raw in Richmond (reports needed), WWE Smackdown in Fayetteville (reports needed), Raw dark main event, Seth Rollins, Eric Bischoff, Kamala, Natalya, Pat Kenney, Headbanger Mosh

By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

-It’s Memorial Day in the United States, so please excuse the lighter than usual update count today. Everything will be back to normal with tonight’s Raw coverage.

-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Richmond, Virginia at the Richmond Coliseum tonight. The show will feature Seth Rollins vs. Jinder Mahal for the Intercontinental Championship, and a gauntlet match to determine the final Women’s Money in the Bank entrant. WWE is also advertising Ronda Rousey on the arena website. Join me for live coverage as Raw airs on USA Network tonight at 7CT/8ET.

-We are looking for reports for tonight’s WWE Main Event tapings that will be held prior to WWE Raw in Richmond, the WWE Smackdown live event in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live television event in Raleigh, North Carolina. 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 dotnetjason@gmail.com

-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Fayetteville, North Carolina at Crown Coliseum tonight with the following advertised matches: AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the WWE Championship, Jeff Hardy vs. Rusev for the U.S. Title, Carmella vs. Charlotte Flair for the Smackdown Women’s Championship, Bludgeon Brothers vs. The Usos vs. New Day for the Smackdown Tag Titles, and Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz.

-The advertised dark main event for tonight’s Raw is Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, and Finn Balor vs. Jinder Mahal, Sami Zayn, and Kevin Owens. Keep in mind that WWE doesn’t always deliver their dark main events as advertised.

Birthdays and Notables

-Seth Rollins (Colby Lopez) is 32 today.

-Joseph Conners is 31 today.

-Kamala (James Harris) is 68 today.

-Headbanger Mosh (Charles Warrington) is 47 today.

-Eric Bischoff turned 63 on Sunday.

-Natalya (Natalie Neidhart-Wilson) turned 36 on Sunday.

-Former Impact Wrestling agent Pat Kenney, who wrestled as Simon Diamond, turned 51 on Saturday.

-Hans Schmidt (Guy Larose) died on May 26, 2012 at age 87.

-Hector Garza died on May 26, 2013 at age 43 following a battle with lung cancer.


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Readers Comments (2)

  1. Holiday Raws are meant to be skipped. Nothing happens, ever.

  2. Never again will I waste my money on floor seats… my kiddo couldn’t see a thing and the security would let everyone stand up so all we saw all night was a wall of people’s backs. Everyone in our row left early bc no one could see anything and the security wouldn’t let the kids be held up or stand in the seats which I understand but make everyone sit down. It’s not rocket science..

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