WWE Main Event coverage, Dot Net reader needs your help, TNA stars at Comic Con at Headlocked booth, Headlocked Kickstarter campaign, Bruiser Brody, Lacey Von Erich, Daffney, Knux, Edourd Carpentier

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

By Jason Powell

-I hope you will consider helping out Dot Net reader John Brooks, who is battling a fatal liver issue. John is attempting to raise money for his pre-arranged cremation and an urn. Read more on his story at

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

-Dot Net Members will be listening to the new Dot Net Countdown Show today with Will Pruett and Jake Barnett discussing all the news of the week. They are currently listening to my 56-minute audio review of WWE Raw. If you enjoy our All Access audio, help support Dot Net by signing up for membership to the ad-free version of the website via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page.'

-WWE legend Dustin "Goldust" Rhodes will take part in a meet and greet as part of the MMA Unleashed II event that is being held on July 27 in Melbourne, Florida at the Melbourne Auditorium. There will be ten amateur MMA fights. For more details on the show, visit

-Headlocked writer Michael Kingston, Ken Anderson, and Bad Influence will appear in the Headlocked booth (1901) at the San Diego Comic Con. Anderson will appear on Friday and Saturday, and Christopher Daniels and Kazarian will appear on Saturday and Sunday. Kingston will take part in the wrestling/comics panel on Thursday night.

-Headlocked has launched a Kickstarter in support of its next 150 pg. graphic novel, The Last Territory. The book has a painted cover by Jerry Lawler, art from Ken Anderson, Beth Phoenix, and Sinn Bodhi as well as short stories from Rob Van Dam, Shane Helms, and Christopher Daniels. The wrestling generated content is only available to people that support the Kickstarter. For more details, got to

-Bruiser Brody (a/k/a Frank Goodish) was killed on this date in 1988. He was stabbed to death by Jose Gonzalez in the shower area of a World Wrestling Council locker room in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Gonzalez worked as a wrestler and a booker. He cited self-defense and was acquitted on all counts. Dutch Mantel/Zeb Colter stated that he received his subpoena after the hearing and other wrestlers were afraid to testify.

-TNA wrestler Knux (a/k/a Michael Hettinga) is 35 today. He was born on July 17, 1978. He worked as Mike Knox in WWE.

-Lacey Von Erich (a/k/a Lacey Adkisson) is 27 today. She was born on July 17, 1986. The daughter of the late Kerry Von Erich left TNA in November 2010.

-Daffney (a/k/a Shannon Spruill) is 38 today. She was born on July 17, 1975.

-The late Edourd Carpentier (a/k/a Edouard Weiczorkiewicz) was born on this date in 1926. He died following a heart attack on October 30, 2010 at the age of 84.

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

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