WWE Smackdown taping in San Antonio (correspondents needed), dark main event, WWE Main Event featured match, ROH TV coverage note, Shane McMahon, Kelly Kelly, Eddie Graham, Bull Buchanan

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
Jan 15, 2013 - 09:00 AM

By Jason Powell

-The WWE Smackdown tapings take place tonight in San Antonio, Texas at AT&T Center. This is one of the only television events this month that The Rock is not advertised for. WWE is advertising a "fiesta" for Alberto Del Rio's title win. We are looking for correspondents for tonight's taping. If you are going to the show and want to help, contact me at

-Dot Net Members are listening to my 63-minute audio review of WWE Raw. They will be listening to at least six hours of exclusive audio content this week alone. Join us on the ad-free version of the website by signing up for membership now via Dot Net Members' Signup Page.

-The dark main event listed for Smackdown is Alberto Del Rio vs. Big Show for the World Hvt. Championship. It's a dated listing, as Show is still listed as the World Hvt. Champion.

-WWE will be taping the Main Event television show tonight at the Smackdown taping. The featured match will be U.S. Champion Antonio Cesaro vs. Randy Orton.

-The Ring of Honor television show once again featured matches and highlights from the Final Battle pay-per-view. I will get back to doing weekly television reviews on Monday afternoons once ROH begins airing matches taped at their most recent television tapings in Baltimore.

-Shane McMahon is 43 today. He was born on January 15, 1970. Shane is the CEO of China Broadband Inc., and he sits on the board of directors for International Sports Management.

-Former WWE Diva Kelly Kelly (a/k/a Barbie Blank) is 26 today. She was born on January 15, 1987. She was released by WWE on September 28, 2012. She has launched a website and is selling a 2013 calendar that can be purchased via

-The late Eddie Graham (a/k/a Edward Gossett) was born on this date in 1930. He took his own life on January 21, 1985. Graham was a longtime wrestler and a promoter of the Florida territory.

-Barry "Bull" Buchanan is 45 today. He was born on January 15, 1968. His last WWE appearance too place on the November 14 edition of Raw.

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

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