By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-Today is Memorial Day in the United States. The news updates will be less frequent today due to the holiday, but everything will go back to normal tonight beginning with Raw.
-WWE Raw is in Kansas City, Missouri at Sprint Center. Brock Lesnar will announce which champion he intends to target with his Money in the Bank contract. Join me for live coverage as Raw airs on USA Network tonight at 7CT/8ET. Dot Net Members will also hear weekly my audio review late tonight after the show.
-The WWE Smackdown live event scheduled for tonight in Salina, Kansas at Tony’s Pizza Event Center has been postponed to October 26. Refunds are available for fans who can’t attend the new date.
-We are looking for reports from tonight’s WWE Raw in Kansas City, and Tuesday’s Smackdown in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 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
-The advertised dark main event for tonight’s Raw is Seth Rollins vs. Baron Corbin for the WWE Universal Championship, and Becky Lynch vs. Lacey Evans for the Smackdown Women’s Championship.
Birthdays and Notables
-Eric Bischoff is 64 today.
-Natalya (Natalie Neidhart-Wilson) is 37 today.
-Former Impact Wrestling agent Pat Kenney, who wrestled as Simon Diamond, turned 52 on Sunday.
-Hans Schmidt (Guy Larose) died on May 26, 2012 at age 87.
-Hector Garza died on May 26, 2013 at age 43 following a battle with lung cancer.
-Tatsutoshi Goto turned 63 on Saturday.
-Hiro Saito turned 58 on Saturday.
-Ricky Banderas (Gilbert Cosme) turned 43 on Saturday.
-Alberto El Patron (José Alberto Rodríguez) turned 42 on Saturday.
-Roman Reigns (Leati Joseph Anoaʻi) turned 34 on Saturday.
-Bo Dallas (Taylor Rotunda) turned 29 on Saturday.
-Johnny Rougeau (Jean Rougeau) died of cancer on May 25, 1983 at age 53. He is the uncle of Jacques and Raymond Rougeau.
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