By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-It’s Labor Day in the United States. As such, it will likely be a lighter day of updates as we enjoy the holiday. Everything will return to normal tonight beginning with my coverage of Raw.
-WWE Raw will be held tonight in Columbus, Ohio at Schottenstein Center. It will be very interesting to see what WWE does tonight since it’s the last Raw before they will be opposed by Monday Night Football. Will they attempt to load up next week’s show or just bow down to the MNF doubleheader? Join me for live coverage as Raw airs on USA Network tonight at 7CT/8ET.
-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Saginaw, Michigan at Dow Event Center tonight with the following advertised matches: AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe for the WWE Championship, Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Jeff Hardy for the U.S. Championship, and Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz.
-We are looking for reports for tonight’s WWE Raw in Columbus, tonight’s WWE Smackdown event in Saginaw, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live television event in Detroit, Michigan. 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 event is Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, and Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler, Drew McIntyre, and Baron Corbin in a six-man tag match.
Birthdays and Notables
-Bob Evans is 46 today.
-TJ Perkins is 34 today.
-The late Marianna Komlos was born on September 3, 1969. She played the role of Mrs. Cleavage in the Beaver Cleavage skits on WWE television. She died of breast cancer at age 35 on September 3, 1969.
-Tracy Smothers turned 56 on Sunday.
-Joe E. Legend (Joseph Edward Hitchen) turned 49 on Sunday. He worked as Just Joe in WWE.
-Jay Youngblood (Steven Romero) died on September 2, 1985 at age 30 following a series of heart attacks.
-Deuce/Sim Snuka turned 47 on Saturday.
-Doug Williams turned 46 on Saturday.
-Sami Callihan (Sam Johnston) turned 31 on Saturday.
-The late Mad Dog Vachon (Joseph Maurice Regis Vachon) was born on September 1, 1929. He died at age 84 on November 21, 2013.
-The late Scott “Bam Bam” Bigelow was born on September 1, 1961. He died of a drug overdose on January 19, 2007 at age 45.
-The late Rocco Rock (Ted Petty) was born on September 1, 1953. He died of a heart attack at age 49 on September 23, 2002.
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