WWE European tour kicks off (correspondents needed), WWE Main Event, Dot Net Audio, Roddy Piper, Nailz, upcoming Chikara Pro Wrestling lineups, MLB and WWE star Daniel Bryan

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
Apr 17, 2013 - 09:00 AM

By Jason Powell

-The featured matches on tonight's WWE Main Event television show are a 10-man battle royal with the winner challenging Wade Barrett for the Intercontinental Title. Join Ryan Kester for live coverage as the show airs on ION Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.

-The WWE Raw crew kicks off its European tour today in Rotterdam, Netherlands at Ahoy Rotterdam with the following advertised talent pool: John Cena, Ryback, Dolph Ziggler, Daniel Bryan, Kane, R-Truth, Antonio Cesaro, Cody Rhodes, Damien Sandow, A.J. Lee, and Kaitlyn.

-We are looking for correspondents for all of the WWE European tour dates. If you are going to one of the shows on the tour, you are encouraged to send a report to

-Dot Net Members are listening to my 53-minute audio review of Monday's WWE Raw television and the 60-minute Q&A audio show I recorded on Monday afternoon. Join us on the ad-free version of the website by signing up for membership now via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page. Recent audio interviews include former WWE creative team member Court Bauer, Matt Hardy, Justin Credible, and Les Thatcher. Plus, the members listen to roughly six hours of exclusive audio content each week.

-WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper (a/k/a Roderick Tombs) is 59 today. He was born on April 17, 1954.

-Retired pro wrestler Kevin "Nailz" Wacholz is 55 today. He was born on April 17, 1958. He also wrestled as Kevin Kelly earlier in his career and denied a young Jason Powell of an autograph while claiming his forearm hurt, yet he signed autographs moments later for a group of attractive teenage girls. Not that I'm bitter or anything.

-The next Chikara Pro Wrestling event takes place on May 3 in Gibonsville, N.C. at The New Mid-Atlantic Sportatorium with the following lineup: Eddie Kingston vs. Green Ant for the Grand Championshp, Chiva Kid vs. Mark Angelosetti in a Young Lions Cup match, and Archibald Peck vs. Jigsaw, Amasis vs. The Shard. For more details about upcoming Chikara events, visit

-Chikara Pro Wrestling his running in Porterdale, Ga. at 2001 Main Street featuring the following lineup: Eddie Kingston vs. Mark Angelosetti for the Chikara Grand Championship, 3.0 vs. The Batiri in a best of three falls match for the tag titles, and Gran Akuma vs. Sugar Dunkerton.

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

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