WWE Main Event, Kane on wealth inequality, Kane political blog, WWF CFO teleconference, Tommaso Ciampa, Absolute Intense Wrestling tournament, Slamfest 2013 with Too Cool reunion results

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
May 8, 2013 - 09:00 AM

By Jason Powell

-The featured match on the WWE Main Event television show is Randy Orton vs. Antonio Cesaro. Join Ryan Kester for live coverage of WWE Main Event as the show airs tonight on ION Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.

-Dot Net Members are scheduled to hear the Dot Net Weekly Countdown show later today with Will Pruett and Jake Barnett. They are currently listening to my 55-minute audio review of WWE Raw, and Chris Shore's 54-minute audio review of the ROH Border Wars iPPV. Join us on the ad-free version of the website by signing up for membership now via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page.

-WWE star Glenn Jacobs (a/k/a Kane) wrote his first blog for The Daily Caller last week. The piece questioned whether the free market causes wealth inequality. Jacobs is listed as the co-founder of The Tennessee Liberty Alliance and there is no mention of his pro wrestling career. You can read it at [Thanks to Dot Net reader Jack Hunter]

-WWE CFO George Barrios will participate in the J.P. Morgan's 41st Annual Global Technology teleconference for investors on May 16 in Boston, Mass. Barrios is scheduled to speak at roughly 11:00 a.m. CT and the audio webcast will be made available at

-Ring of Honor wrestler Tommaso Ciampa (a/k/a Tommasso Whitney) is 28 today. He was born on May 8, 1985. Ciampa made a surprise return to the ring at the Border Wars iPPV on Saturday night after being sidelined by a torn ACL since August 2012.

-Absolute Intense Wrestling is holding the JT Lightning Invitational Tournament on May 24-25 in Cleveland, Ohio at Turners Hall. THe first round matches advertised thus far are Kimber Lee vs. Bobby Beverly, Johnny Gargano vs. Matt Cross, and Michael Elgin vs. Biff Busick. Other notable advertised talent includes Adam Cole, BJ Whitmer, Tadarius Thomas, and Colin Delaney. Plus, Jock Samson vs. Tracy Smothers is advertised for the second day. For more details, visit

-The following are the results of the Slamfest 2013 event that took place on Saturday in Cookerville, Tennessee: Matt Boyce beat L.T. Falk (w/Tony Falk), The Untouchables beat Ryan Jefferies and Kevin Weatherby, Melissa Coates beat Tasha Simone, Hammerjack defeated Kevin Sullivan, Johnny Bandana beat David Young, Al Sow defeated King Shane Williams, and Rikishi and Brian Christopher beat Tommy Dreamer and 2 Tuff Tony. [Thanks to Brooke Stanton]

-There are no pro wrestling shows listed for ESPN Classic tonight after the late night five-hour block that aired early this morning.

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