TNA Genesis and special tapings (correspondents needed), WWE Weekend with C.M. Punk back on the road, The Shield get a title shot (correspondents needed), F1rst Wrestling's Wrestlepalooza

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
Jan 11, 2013 - 09:00 AM

By Jason Powell

-We are looking for correspondents for this weekend's WWE and TNA live events. If you are going to any of the shows listed below, you are encouraged to send a report to

-TNA Genesis take place on Sunday at the Impact Zone. The main event is Jeff Hardy vs. Austin Aries vs. Bobby Roode in a three-way elimination match for the TNA Title. Join me for live coverage on Sunday night beginning at 7:00 p.m. CT. Dot Net Members will be listening to my audio review of Genesis late Sunday night, and they are currently listening to the ??-minute Dot Net Weekly audio show. Join us on the ad-free version of the website by signing up for membership now via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page.

-TNA will also be holding a pair of three-hour show tapings on Saturday at the Impact Zone. The tapings will spotlight the X Division with several X Division gimmick matches including Ultimate X. The show will be highlighted by Jerry Lynn vs. Rob Van Dam in Lynn's final TNA match. The shows will air beginning in April on Friday night pay-per-view in North America.

-The WWE Raw crew is in Austin, Texas tonight at the Frank Erwin Center with the following advertised matches: John Cena vs. Dolph Ziggler, C.M. Punk vs. Ryback for the WWE Championship.

-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Alexandria, La. at Rapides Coliseum on Saturday. The advertised main event was Big Show vs. Sheamus for the World Hvt. Championship, so obviously the lineup will be changing. New World Hvt. Champion Alberto Del Rio is advertised.

-The WWE Raw crew is in Laredo, Texas at Laredo Energy Arena on Saturday with C.M. Punk vs. Ryback for the WWE Championship.

-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Tyler, Texas at the Oil Palace on Sunday. The Smackdown house show talent includes Del Rio, Sheamus, Big Show, Randy Orton

-The WWE Raw crew closes out their weekend on Sunday in Corpus Christi, Texas at American Bank Center with Punk vs. Ryback for the WWE Championship, Cena vs. Ziggler, Kane and Daniel Bryan vs. The Shield for the WWE Tag Team Championship, and Antonio Cesaro vs. R-Truth for the U.S. Title.

-Arik Cannon is promoting the F1rst Wrestling Wrestlepalooza event at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Saturday night. The show will feature wrestling, punk rock, and burlesque. You can read an interview with Cannon about the promotion and the event at

-Gory Guerrero was born on this date in 1921. He died on April 18, 1990. The longtime pro wrestler is the father of Eddie, Mando, Hector, and Chavo Guerrero Sr.

-There are no pro wrestling shows listed for ESPN Classic this weekend. The AWA show will return on Monday night.

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