By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-WWE Raw is in Greenville, South Carolina at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. WWE is advertising a Seth Rollins apology segment. 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 my Dot Net Members’ exclusive Q&A audio show via email at email@example.com. As always, please maintain the limit of three pro wrestling related questions and four non-wrestling questions.
-We are looking for reports from tonight’s WWE Raw in Greenville, Wednesday’s AEW in Garland, Texas, and NXT at Full Sail University, and Friday’s Smackdown in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 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
-WWE is advertising the following dark matches on the arena page for tonight’s Raw: The Kabuki Warriors vs. Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair for the WWE Women’s Tag Titles, Rusev vs. Bobby Lashley, and Seth Rollins and The Viking Raiders vs. AJ Styles, Karl Anderson, and Luke Gallows. The same matches were advertised last week and WWE ended up delivering two dark matches.
Birthdays and Notables
-Kurt Angle is 51 today.
-The late Steven Dunn (Steve Doll) was born on December 9, 1960. He died of a blood clot at age 48 on March 22, 2009.
-Slick (Kenneth Johnson) is 62 on Sunday.
-Toshiaki Kawada turned 56 on Sunday.
-Chigusa Nagayo turned 55 on Sunday.
-Tyler Mane (Daryl Karolat) turned 53 on Sunday.
-Michael Cole (Michael Coulthard) turned 51 on Sunday.
-Jerelle Clark turned 44 on Sunday.
-Jimmy Rave turned 37 on Sunday.
-Enzo Amore (Eric Arndt) turned 33 on Sunday.
-Jon Moxley (Jonathan Good) turned 34 on Saturday.
-Curtis Hughes turned 55 on Saturday.
-Tammy Sytch turned 47 on Saturday.
-ACH (Albert C. Hardie Jr.) turned 32 on Saturday.
-The late Rick Rude (Richard Rood) was born on December 7, 1958. He died of heart failure at age 40 on April 20, 1999.
-The late Hack Meyers (Donald Haviland) was born on December 7, 1973. He died from brain surgery complications at age 41 on December 5, 2015
-The late Haystacks Calhoun (William Dee Calhoun) died at age 55 on December 7, 1989.
-The late Ion Croitoru died on December 7, 1963 at age 53. He is best known for wrestling as Johnny K-9 and Bruiser Bedlam.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Ricky Starks on his NWA run, doing enhancement work for WWE, leaving NOLA due to Hurricane Katrina, the January 24 NWA Hard Times PPV on FITE.TV, his relationship with Nick Aldis, and much more...