Loaded WWE Smackdown taping in Little Rock (correspondents needed), dark match, WWE Main Event segment, Chris Jericho heading to WWE NXT taping, John Cena pulled from NXT advertising and replaced by another top name

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
Feb 12, 2013 - 09:00 AM

By Jason Powell

-The WWE Smackdown taping takes place tonight in Little Rock, Arkansas at Verizon Arena. It's a loaded show with The Rock, C.M. Punk, and Chris Jericho all advertised for the go-home edition before Sunday's Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. We are looking for correspondents for tonight's taping. If you are going to the show and want to help, contact me at

-WWE announced that the television main event for Smackdown is Mark Henry vs. Randy Orton in a rematch of last week's television main event.

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-The advertised dark main event for tonight's Smackdown taping is Alberto Del Rio vs. Big Show for the World Heavyweight Championship.

-WWE will also be taping Wednesday's Main Event television show in Little Rock. The show will feature the return of Chris Jericho's "The Highlight Reel" talk show with special guest The Miz.

-Dot Net poll voters gave the February 4 edition of WWE Raw a B grade with 36 percent of the vote. 31 percent of the voters gave the show a C grade. 13 percent gave it an A grade. 12 percent gave it a D grade. Only eight percent gave the show an F grade.

-Chris Jericho is scheduled for the WWE NXT taping on March 21 at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida.

-John Cena has been pulled from the advertising for the April 11 NXT taping. He has been replaced by Ryback. [Thanks to Devin Cutting of]

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

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