WWE Old School Raw in Baltimore (correspondents needed), Live, Dot Net Awards, Adrian Street, Moondog Spot, Ludvig Borga, Chris Kanyon, Jim Powers

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
Jan 6, 2014 - 09:00 AM

By Jason Powell Live is returning tonight (10:30 p.m. CT/11:30 p.m. ET) just minutes after WWE Raw goes off the air. We will breakdown Raw for the first 10-15 minutes of the show, and then begin taking your phone calls. We'll have additional details about live on the main page later today.

-The first WWE Raw of 2014 takes place tonight in Baltimore, Maryland at Baltimore Arena. WWE is using the Old School Raw theme and has a group of legends already announced for the show, including Ric Flair. I remain curious as to whether this could be a launchpad for Hulk Hogan's return to WWE, but that's purely speculation. Either way, it should be a newsworthy show considering it will also feature the followup to Daniel Bryan joining The Wyatt Family last week.

-Join me for live coverage of WWE Raw tonight as the show airs at 7:00 p.m. CT. One of the changes I intend to make for the new year is streamlining my Raw live coverage report. I will still hit the major points and offer immediate commentary.

-We are looking for correspondents for tonight's WWE Raw in Baltimore, Maryland and Tuesday's WWE Smackdown in Philadelphia, Pa. If you are going to either show and want to help, contact me right away at

-The second category of the Dot Net 2013 Awards opens today. We will be moving through the categories every day or two, so get your votes in. That said, if you missed a past poll, you can go back and access them on our poll page.

-Adrian Street turned 73 on Sunday. He was born on December 5, 1940. Check out a photo of Street at his birthday party at It's humbling to know that a 70 year-old could kick my ass.

-The late Moondog Spot (a/k/a Larry Booker) was born on January 6, 1952. He died on November 29, 2003. He died after suffering a heart attack in the ring at Jerry Lawler's birthday bash event on November 29, 2003 in Memphis. He also wrestled as Larry Latham.

-Late WWE wrestler Tony Halme, who wrestled as Ludvig Borga, was born on January 6, 1963. He took his own life on January 8, 2010. Halme also fought in MMA after leaving pro wrestling, and he went on to become a member of Parliament in Finland.

-The late Chris Kanyon (a/k/a Christopher Kluscarits) was born on January 4, 1970. Kanyon, who suffered from bipolar disorder, took his own life on April 2, 2010.

-Former WWE wrestler Jim Powers (a/k/a James Manley) turned 56 on Saturday. He was born on January 4, 1958. He retired from pro wrestling back in 2010 and stated that he did so because he is "physically broken down" from his years in the ring.

-The are no pro wrestling shows listed for ESPN Classic tonight.

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