TNA Impact Wrestling, NXT in Tampa (correspondents needed), Dot Net Weekly audio show, Shawn Michaels Experience, Steve Corino appearance, I Believe in Wrestling show, High Chief Peter Maivia, Jacques Rougeau
By Chris Shore
-TNA Impact Wrestling was taped last week in Duluth, Georgia. The Bound for Glory series participants are named, plus Sting gives an update on his status. Join me for live coverage of the show as it airs on SpikeTV at 8:00 p.m. CT.
-WWE NXT is once again at the NXT Arena in Tampa, Florida tonight at 7:00 p.m. ET. The Wyatt Family will be in attendance, along with Bo Dallas, Adrian Neville, Paige, Charolotte, and more. We are looking for correspondents for the show. If you are attending and can help with a report, drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Dot Net Members will be listening to the Dot Net Weekly audio show later today. Jason Powell and I will review all the news of the week, as well as preview this Sunday's WWE Payback PPV. Jason and I will also be recording an audio review of the Payback PPV on Sunday as well. Both shows are exclusive to Dot Net Members. Join us on the ad-free version of the website by signing up for membership now via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page.
-Former WWE star Shawn Michaels will appear for Top Rope Pro Wrestling on August 31 in Waynesboro, Virginia. Billed as the "Shawn Michaels Experience," Michaels will talk about his Hall of Fame career, hold a Q&A, and sign autographs for VIP ticket holders. You can get more information at http://topropeprowrestling.com/top-rope-pro-wrestling-signs-shawn-michaels-for-aug-31-vip-meet-and-greet-fan-qa/
-Former ECW World Champion Steve Corino will be throwing out the first pitch and signing autographs at the Charlotte Knights minor league game tonight as hype for the PWX "It's All About Me" iPPV on June 29. You can get more details at http://pwxpro.com/new/steve-corino-meet-and-greet-with-charlotte-knights/.
-I Believe in Wrestling presents Believe 4 on Sunday, June 23 at 5:00 p.m. ET in Orlando, Florida. Former TNA star Jesse Neal and current ROH star Q.T. Marshall are scheduled to appear, along with Believe advisor Larry Zybyszko. You can get more details at http://www.ibelieveinwrestling.com/.
-The late "High Chief" Peter Maivia (a/k/a Fanene Leifi Pita Maivia) would have been 76 today. Maivia is, of course, the maternal grandfather of WWE superstar Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. He passed away at 45 on June 12, 1982 after a fight with cancer, and was posthumously inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by his grandson in 2008.
-Former WWE star Jacques Rougeau Jr., who also wrestled in WWE as The Mountie, turns 53 today. The former three-time WWE Tag Team Champion now runs a wrestling school outside of Montreal, Canada and is also a hedge fund manager.
-There are no classic pro wrestling shows scheduled for ESPN Classic tonight.
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