WWE weekend (correspondents needed), TNA in Kentucky full cards (correspondents needed), Iron Sheik celebrating a milestone birthday, Antonio Rocca
By Jason Powell
-We are looking for correspondents for the WWE and TNA live events this weekend. If you are going to one of the events listed below and want to help, send a report to firstname.lastname@example.org.
-The WWE Raw crew is in Bridgeport, Connecticut at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard tonight with John Cena, Sheamus, and Ryback vs. The Shield in a six-man tag match.
-The WWE Raw crew is in Providence, Rhode Island at Dunkin' Donuts Center on Saturday with the same six-man tag main event. Other advertised talent on the Raw shows this weekend includes C.M. Punk, Dolph Ziggler, The Miz, Chris Jericho, Kofi Kingston, Antonio Cesaro, AJ Lee, and Big E Langston.
-The WWE Smackdown crew is in Hammond, Indiana at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday. The advertised talent includes Randy Orton, Alberto Del Rio, Big Show, Wade Barrett, Cody Rhodes, Mark Henry, Damien Sandow, Kane, Daniel Bryan, Jack Swagger, and Layla.
-The WWE Raw crew is in Binghamton, New York on Sunday with Cena, Sheamus, and Ryaback vs. The Shield, Chris Jericho vs. Dolph Ziggler, and Kofi Kingston vs. C.M. Punk.
-The WWE Smackdown crew wraps up its weekend run on Sunday in Toledo, Ohio at Savage Arena.
-TNA is in Corbin, Kentucky at The Arena tonight with the following lineup: Bully Ray vs. Jeff Hardy for the TNA Title, Bobby Roode and Austin Aries vs. Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez, Kurt Angle vs. Wes Brisco, James Storm vs. Devon, Velvet Sky vs. Taeler Hendrix, Magnus vs. Mr. Anderson, Rockstar Spud vs. Jessie Godderz.
-TNA is in Pikeville, Kentucky at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center on Saturday with the same lineup as the Corbin event. Both shows are listed as the U.S. debut of Rockstar Spud. As if that's not odd enough, it's worth noting that he also wrestled in the Impact Zone.
-WWE Hall of Famer The Iron Sheik (Hosein Khosrow Ali Vaziri) is 70 today. He was born on March 15, 1943. He will humble you.
-Late WWE Hall of Famer Antonio Rocca (a/k/a Antonio Blasetton) died on this date in 1977 at age 55. Rocca was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame posthumously in 1995.
-There are no pro wrestling shows listed for ESPN Classic this weekend. The classic AWA and UWF shows will return on Monday. There's actually a full slate of classic wrestling scheduled for next week on the network.
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