By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
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-Monday’s WWE Raw received a C grade with 27 percent of the vote. I also gave the show a C grade.
-Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown received a majority vote of A as the letter grade with 37 percent of the vote, while B came in second place with 36 percent. I gave the show an A- grade in that it was a strong episode from start to finish and delivered quality hype for the Royal Rumble event.
-We are looking for reports from the NXT live events listed below. If you are going to one of these events or another upcoming show and want to help by sending in a report, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
-NXT is in San Diego, California at Viejas Arena with the traveling crew.
-NXT is in Riverside, California at Riverside Municipal Auditorium on Friday with the traveling crew.
Birthdays and Notables
-Akira Maeda is 60.
-Vince Russo is 58.
-The late Mike Awesome (Michael Alfonso) was born on January 24, 1965. He took his own life on February 17, 2007.
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