WWE travel day for WrestleMania 29, Dot Net Audio, George South on Reid Flair's death, Joel Maximo's training school featured, Jack Evans, Chris Kanyon, Metro Pro Wrestling TV taping
By Jason Powell
-There is not a WWE Smackdown taping tonight. Friday's Smackdown television show will likely feature a lot of video packages. WWE taped two matches for Smackdown prior to Monday's Raw show. The Main Event, Superstars, and Saturday Morning Slam tapings were also held prior to Raw. The results of those tapings can be found on the main page in the WWE News section.
-Dot Net Members are listening to the full length 146-minute audio interview with pro wrestling legend Les Thatcher that I recorded on Monday. They are also listening to my 58-minute audio review of WWE Raw. Plus, they will be listening to an interview with former WWE creative team member Court Bauer later today, and former WWE creative team member Seth Mates will be joining Chris Shore and I to review WrestleMania 29 on Sunday. Join us on the ad-free version of the website by signing up for membership now via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page.
-George South commented on the death of Reid Flair during an interview with Josh Stewart of Newsday.com. South, who trained Flair to wrestle, stated in the interview that Reid showed no signs of trouble. "He was as healthy as can be,” South said. “I know these guys inside-out. I like to think I’m like a dad to them. Reid would have said something to me [if something was wrong].” Read the full interview at Newsday.com.
-The New York Daily News ran a story on the Ludus Wrestling Center in Brooklyn, New York and the training center run by Joel Maximo. You can view the story at NYDailynews.com.
-Jack Evans (a/k/a Jack Miller) is 31 today. He was born on April 2, 1982. Evans continues to work for the AAA promotion in Mexico.
-Chris Kanyon (a/k/a Christopher Klucsarits) died on this date in 2010 at age 40. He took his own life after a long bout with severe depression issues.
-Metro Pro Wrestling has a television taping in Kansas City, Kansas at Turner Rec Center on April 13 with the following advertised lineup: ACH vs. Dan Walsh for the Central States Title, Mike Sydal vs. Tyler Cook for the Kansas Title, The Commission and Homeless Guy vs. Kobra Kai Dojo and a Mystery Partner, Lucy Mendez vs. Jessica James, Mark Sterling vs. Ryan Drago, Bolt Brady vs. Jojo Bravo, Bradley Charles vs. Ricky Starks. For more information, visit Metrowrestling.com/store/.
-There are no pro wrestling shows on ESPN Classic tonight.
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