WWE Raw in New Orleans (reports needed), Powell’s Q&A Audio Show, two Raw dark matches advertised, Vince McMahon, Petey Williams, Rocky Johnson, Sho Funaki, David Young

By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

-WWE Raw is in New Orleans, Louisiana at Smoothie King Center. WWE is advertising the brand’s last two King of the Ring first-round tournament matches. 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.

-Submit questions for today’s members’ exclusive Q&A audio show via email at dotnetjason@gmail.com. As always, limit yourself to three pro wrestling related questions and four non-wrestling questions.

-We are looking for reports from tonight’s WWE Raw in New Orleans and Tuesday’s Smackdown in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 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 dotnetjason@gmail.com

-The advertised dark matches on the host venue’s website for tonight’s Raw are Braun Strowman vs. Baron Corbin and AJ Styles vs. Ricochet.

Birthdays and Notables

-Petey Williams is 38 today.

-Moondog King (Edward White) died on August 26, 2005 at age 56.

-Bobby Duncum Jr. was born on August 26, 1965. He died of an overdose on January 24, 2000.

-Former TNA wrestler David Young turned 47 on Sunday.

-The late Ivan Koloff was born on August 25, 1942. He died of liver failure on February 18, 2017.

-The late Crash Holly (Michael Lockwood) was born on August 25, 1971. He took his own life on November 6, 2003 at age 32.

-Vince McMahon turned 74 on Saturday.

-Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles) turned 75 on Saturday.

-Sho Funaki turned 51 on Saturday.


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