By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
-ProWrestling.net launched on February 11, 2008. It’s been an amazing ride and I am beyond thankful to our staff members both past and present. And I am certainly grateful for all of you. Whether you are new to the site or have been here from the initial “Is This Thing On?” blog that started it all, I sincerely thank you for your support. A special shout-out to our loyal Dot Net Members. Your financial support plays a big part in allowing me to make a living doing this, I can’t thank you enough.
-Paul Levesque will be hosting a media call today to promote Sunday’s NXT Takeover Vengeance Day event. I will run the audio of the call later today as a free podcast.
-NXT UK streams on WWE Network today at 2CT/3ET. The show includes Meiko Satomura’s debut on the show. Dot Net contributor Laurence Gibbons’ review will be available later today.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to the new Dot Net Weekly audio show today with Jake Barnett and I discussing all the news of the week on Friday. The show is pushed back a day due to a scheduling issue. Jake and I will be discussing all the news of the week and sharing our predictions for Sunday’s NXT Takeover Vengeance Day event. Join us on the ad-free version of the website by signing up for membership today via the Dot Net Members’ Signup Page.
-Monday’s WWE Raw received an C grade majority vote from 34 percent of the voters in our weekly post show poll. D finished second with 20 percent of the vote. I gave the show a C+ grade. I haven’t been able to give Raw many passing grades lately, so hopefully this is the beginning of a trend.
Birthdays and Notables
-Ken Shamrock is 57.
-Shawn Hernandez is 48.