By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Cincinnati, Ohio at US Bank Arena with Roman Reigns vs. Bobby Lashley for a WWE Universal Championship match at SummerSlam. Join me for live coverage as Raw airs on USA Network tonight at 7CT/8ET.
-Impact Wrestling is taping television tonight and Tuesday night in Toronto, Ontario at The Rebel. If you attend the taping, you are encouraged to send a report or even the basic results to me via firstname.lastname@example.org
-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Carbondale, Illinois at SIU Arena tonight. The arena website lineup is dated.
-We are looking for reports for tonight’s WWE Raw in Cincinnati, the Impact Wrestling TV tapings in Toronto, tonight’s WWE Smackdown event in Carbondale, Illinois, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live television event in Evansville, Indiana. 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 Raw dark main event is Roman Reigns, Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, and Finn Balor vs. Dolph Ziggler, Drew McIntyre, Kevin Owens, and Baron Corbin. Take it with a grain of salt because WWE rarely makes good on their Raw dark main events.
Birthdays and Notables
-Al Perez is 58 today.
-Sonny Siaki is 44 today.
-Perro Aguayo Jr. (a/k/a Perro Aguayo Ramirez) was born on July 23, 1979. He died after taking a dropkick during a match. The death was caused by cardiac arrest due to a stroke caused by three fractured vertebrae.
-Shawn Michaels (Michael Shawn Hickenbottom) turned 53 on Sunday.
-Kenny King (Kenny Layne) turned 37 on Sunday.
-Akira Tozawa turned 33 on Sunday.
-The late Fabulous Moolah (Mary Lillian Ellison) was born on July 22, 1923. She died on November 2, 2007 at age 84.
-The late Hiro Matsuda (Yasuhiro Kojima) was born on July 22, 1937. He died at age 62 on November 27, 1999 following a battle with prostate cancer.
-The late David Von Erich (David Adkisson) was born on July 22, 1958. He died in Japan on February 10, 1984.
-Shinjiro Ohtani turned 46 on Saturday.
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