By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Raw is in Houston, Texas at Toyota Center. WWE is advertising Ronda Rousey and Natalya vs. Nia Jax and Tamina. This Raw can’t possibly be as bad as last week’s show, right? Join me for live coverage as Raw airs on USA Network tonight at 7CT/8ET. Members will also hear my audio review afterward.
-We are looking for reports from today’s WWE Raw in Houston, and Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live television event in Austin. 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
-WWE does not have a Smackdown house show tonight.
-The advertised dark main events listed on the arena website for tonight’s Raw are Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose for the Intercontinental Championship, and a dated listing for Braun Strowman vs. Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler.
Birthdays and Notables
-Riki Choshu (Mitsuo Yoshida) is 67 today.
-Super Crazy (Francisco Islas Rueda) is 45 today.
-Wolfgang (Barry Young) is 32 today.
-The late Ray Candy (Ray Canty) was born on December 3, 1951. He died of a heart attack at age 42 May 23, 1994.
-Jinsei Shinzaiki (Kensuke Shinzaki) turned 52 on Sunday. He worked as Hakushi in WWE.
-Trinity (Stephanie Finochio) is 47.
-The late “Big Daddy” Shirley Crabtree died of a stroke at age 67 on December 2, 1997.
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