TNA Impact Wrestling, Dot Net Audio, The Godfather, WWE Hall of Famer Johnny Rodz, Cody Deaner, Mickie Knuckles, FIST Combat featuring Sabu, M1W in California

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
May 16, 2013 - 09:01 AM

By Jason Powell

-TNA Impact Wrestling features the contract signing for the Bully Ray vs. Sting match that will headline the Slammiversary pay-per-view on June 2. The pre-taped show also features X Division Champion Kenny King vs. Chris Sabin vs. Petey Williams in a three-way title match. Join Chris Shore for live coverage of Impact as the show airs on Spike TV at 7:00 p.m. CT.

-Dot Net Members will be listening to the Dot Net Weekly audio show later today. Chris Shore and I will discuss all the news of the week and preview the WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view. Join us on the ad-free version of the website by signing up for membership now via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page.

-WWE Hall of Famer Johnny Rodz (a/k/a Johnny Rodriguez) is 75 today. He was born on May 16, 1938. Rodz was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Arnold Skaaland in 1996.

-Former WWE wrestler Charles Wright is 52 today. He was born on May 16, 1961. Wright wrestled as The Godfather, Kama Mustafa, and Papa Shango. At last check, he was managing Cheetah's strip club in Las Vegas, Nevada.

-Former TNA wrestler Cody Deaner is 33 today. He was born on May 16, 1981.

-Former TNA Knockout Mickie Knuckles is 29 today. She was born on May 16, 1984.

-FIST Combat is running the "One Night Only" event featuring Sabu on Friday at Pops in Sauget, Illinois. Former ECW star Sabu is the featured attraction. For more information, visit [Thanks to Dot Net reader Brian Werner]

-CWFH/M1W wrestling takes place on May 26 in Downey, California at the Epic Lounge. She show includes M1W Champion Jarek Matthews, tag champions Fresh 2 Death, The Chef, The Nobodies, Sasha Darevko, Cedric the Hitman, Mikey O'Shea, Nick Madrid, and Eric Cross. The followup dates are listed as June 30 and July 28. For ticket information, visit

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

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