By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Raw is in Tampa, Florida at Amalie Arena with the Raw Reunion themed show. WWE is bringing back a slew of legends, including Steve Austin, Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Mick Foley, Diesel, Razor Ramon, and Eric Bischoff. Join me for live coverage as Raw airs on USA Network tonight at 7CT/8ET. Dot Net Members will also hear my weekly same night audio review.
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-We are looking for reports from tonight’s WWE Raw in Tampa, and Tuesday’s Smackdown in Miami, Florida. 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 matches on the host venue’s website for tonight’s Raw are Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch vs. Baron Corbin and Lacey Evans, and Roman Reigns vs. Shane McMahon.
Birthdays and Notables
-Shawn Michaels (Michael Shawn Hickenbottom) is 54 today and will appear on tonight’s Raw Reunion and as a guest commentator on Tuesday’s Smackdown Live.
-Kenny King (Kenny Layne) is 38.
-Akira Tozawa is 34.
-The late Fabulous Moolah (Mary Lillian Ellison) was born on July 22, 1923. She died on November 2, 2007 at age 84.
-The late Hiro Matsuda (Yasuhiro Kojima) was born on July 22, 1937. He died at age 62 on November 27, 1999 following a battle with prostate cancer.
-The late David Von Erich (David Adkisson) was born on July 22, 1958. He died in Japan on February 10, 1984.
-Shinjiro Ohtani turned 47 on Sunday.
-Fabian Aichner turned 29 on Sunday.
-Mike Sanders turned 50 on Saturday.
-Adam Rose (Raymond Leppan) turned 40 on Saturday.
-The late June Byers (DeAlva Sibley) died on July 20, 1998 at age 76.
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