By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-Owen Hart fell to his death at age 34 twenty years ago today. Hart was performing a stunt as the Blue Blazer at the WWE Over The Edge pay-per-view on May 23, 1999 when he fell to his death. John Pollock produced a special audio documentary on Hart’s final day that can be heard at PostWrestling.com.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to the new Dot Net Weekly audio show today with Jake Barnett and I discussing all the news of the week including the AEW Double Or Nothing pay-per-view. Join us on the ad-free version of the site and access and our entire ten-year audio history by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
-Monday’s WWE Raw received an F grade from 30 percent of the voters in our weekly poll. D came in second with 28 percent of the vote. Only 19 percent of the voters felt the show was better than average. I gave Raw a C grade.
-We had a technical issue with Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown poll. I also gave the show a B- grade.
-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 email@example.com
-NXT is in Bartow, Florida at Bartow Armory tonight with the local crew.
-NXT is in Coral Gabeles, Florida at the Fieldhouse at Watsco Center on Friday with the local crew.
-NXT is in Daytona, Florida at the Midtown Cultural & Educational Center on Saturday with the local crew.
Birthdays and Notables
-Alex Shelley (Patrick Martin) is 36.
-Bray Wyatt (Windham Rotunda) is 32.
-Ray Candy died of a heart attack at age 42 on May 23, 1994.
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