– WWE’s creative team has scrapped plans to make Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Orlando, Florida a dual-brand event. However, Raw talent may still appear on the show.
– Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson turns 39 years old today. Tonight on Monday Night Raw at the American Airlines Arena, “The Most Electrifying Man In All of Entertainment” celebrates his birthday with celebrities, the WWE fans and all of WWE’s Superstars and Divas.
As part of The Rock’s birthday celebration, for one full week starting today, he and WWE will donate all proceeds from “Team Bring It” shirts sold at WWEShop.com to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Today would have also marked as former WWE talent Ray “Big Boss Man” Traylor’s 48th birthday. He died of a heart attack at his home in Dallas, Georgia on September 22, 2004.