By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Houston, Texas at Toyota Center tonight. The show will feature Braun Strowman vs. Bobby Roode and Raw Women’s Champion Nia Jax vs. Natalya. 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 Houston, the WWE Smackdown live event in Lardeo, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live television event in Corpus Christi, Texas. 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 Laredo, Texas at Laredo Energy Arena tonight with the following advertised matches: Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz, Jeff Hardy vs. Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Big Cass vs. Shelton Benjamin for the U.S. Title, Carmella vs. Charlotte Flair for the Smackdown Women’s Championship, and Bludgeon Brothers vs. The Usos vs. Rusev Day for the Smackdown Tag Titles.
Birthdays and Notables
-Mikey Whipwreck (John Watson) is 45 today.
-Joe Malenko (Jody Simon) is 62 today.
-Jazzy Gabert (Marie Gabert), who also works as Alpha Female, is 36 today.
-The late Gorilla Monsoon (Robert Marella) was born on June 4, 1937. He died on October 6, 1999 due to complications from diabetes.
-Braxton Sutter (Jesse Guilmette) turned 38 on Sunday. He also works as Pepper Parks.
-Lex Luger (Lawrence Pfohl) turned 60 on Saturday.
-AJ Styles (Allen Jones) turned 41 on Saturday.
-Velvet Sky (Jamie Lynn Szantyr) turned 37 on Saturday.
-Grado (Graeme Stevely) turned 31 on Saturday.
-Junkyard Dog (Sylvester Ritter) died on June 2, 1998 at age 48 in a single car crash.
-Fred Blassie died on June 2, 2003 at age 85 due to heart and liver failure.
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