By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
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-Monday’s WWE Raw received a B grade from 30 percent of the voters in our weekly poll. I gave show a C grade.
-Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown received a B grade from 31 percent of the voters in our weekly poll. I gave the show a C grade. I’m not a fan of the secondary champions losing non-title matches, and the angle with Roman Reigns at the end was a ridiculous piece of production work.
-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 St. Petersburg, Florida at the St. Petersburg Armory tonight. WWE does not list talent for their Florida spot shows.
-NXT is in Melbourne, Florida at Melbourne Auditorium on Friday with the local crew.
-NXT is in Largo, Florida at Minnreg Hall on Saturday with the local crew.
Birthdays and Notables
-Jimmy Golden is 69. He also worked as Bunkhouse Buck in WCW and as Jack Swagger Sr. in WWE.
-WWE referee Mike Chioda is 53.
-WWE producer Devon Dudley (Devon Hughes) is 47.
-Yoshi Tatsu (Naofumi Yamamoto) is 42.
-The late George Hackenschmidt was born on August 1, 1877. He died at age 90 on February 19, 1968.
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