WWE Smackdown in Ottawa (correspondents needed), dark main event, Richard Byrne death, Pro Wrestling Alabama, Destiny World Organization, AWA on ESPN Classic

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
Sep 11, 2012 - 08:55 AM

By Jason Powell

-Today the anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. I will never forget the horrific events of that day and my thoughts and prayers today are with anyone out there who lost a loved one. I hope you can find some solace in knowing that they will never be forgotten.

-WWE Smackdown takes place tonight in Ottawa, Ontario at Scotiabank Place. We are looking for correspondents for tonight's show. If you are going to Smackdown and want to help, contact me at

-The advertised dark main event for tonight's Smackdown taping is Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Randy Orton in a Triple Threat match for the World Hvt. Championship.

-Dot Net Members are listening to my 60-minute audio review of the TNA No Surrender pay-per-view. They will also be listening to the Dot Net Countdown show on Wednesday, the Dot Net Weekly audio show on Thursday, the WWE Night of Champions audio review on Sunday night, and even more audio throughout the week. Join us on the ad-free version of the website and correspond with other members in the forum by signing up for membership today via

-Dot Net reader Charlie Clingan passed along word that New England indy legend and martial arts grandmaster Richard Byrne died in his sleep on September 4 in Malden, Mass. Charlie wrote: "He was killer Kowalski oldest student and allowed Killer to run his wrestling school in his dojang for many years. Triple H, Chyna, Saturn, and Albert came through the school during that time. There's a video of his retirement match with Honky Tonk Man on YouTube called "3 Count: Richard Byrne Story." He was a legend on the New England circuit and in the martial arts world."

-Pro Wrestling Alabama will be holding a "Halloween Havoc" event on October 27 at the Double Spring Rec Center. Former NWA Champion Tommy Rich is advertised for an appearance. Plus, the top talent includes Mike Jackson, Ultimate Dragon, Dusty McWilliams, and "Big Clyde" Dewayne Nelson. For more information on the show, call 1-205-388-5925.

-Destiny Wrestling Organization will return to the Lovato Total Fitness location in Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 13. The event is being billed as "Day of Destiny" and is the promotion's biggest event of the year. For more information, visit

-The following matches are listed for the 11:00 p.m. CT airing of the AWA on ESPN Classic: John Nord vs. Spike Jones, Jonnie Stewart vs. Evans, Peterson and McCord vs. The Tokyo Bullets, Larry Zbyszko vs. The Trooper, and Larry Zbyszko vs. Brad Rheingans for the AWA Title.

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