WWE Main Event coverage, DDP pulls out of two indy dates due to promoters allegedly failing to live up to their end, Short Sleeve Sampson taking retirement tour bookings, NYWC benefit, Kharma, Jerry Jarrett, Global on ESPN Classic
By Jason Powell
-The featured match of WWE Main Event is The Prime Time Players vs. Erick Rowan and Luke Harper. Join Ryan Kester for live coverage of WWE Main Event as the show airs on ION Network tonight at 7:00 p.m. CT.
-Dot Net Members are scheduled to hear to the new Dot Net Countdown Show with Will Pruett and Jake Barnett later today. They are currently listening to my 50-minute audio review of WWE Raw. If you enjoy our All Access audio, help support Dot Net by signing up for membership to the ad-free version of the website via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page.
-Dallas Page is no longer booked for the Pro Wrestling Elite or Fighting Spirit Wrestling shows on October 4-5. Bill Behrens issued a press release announcing that promoters Robert Davis and James of Fighting Spirit failed to send the deposit and flight fee before September 1, so Page is no longer working the dates. Behrens noted that fans who bought tickets to see Page at the events should contact the promoters. He listed Davis's email as email@example.com, and firstname.lastname@example.org.
-"Midget" wrestler Short Sleeve Sampson announced his 40-city farewell retirement tour beginning October 1. Sampson appeared on Hulk Hogan's Micro Championship Wrestling, TNA, and played parody characters on WWE television. He is taking bookings for his final tour via email at email@example.com. You can also reach him via Facebook at Facebook.com/shortsleevesampson
-Former WWE wrestler Kia Stevens is 36 today. She was born on September 4, 1977. Stevens has worked as Kharma, Awesome Kong, and Amazing Kong.
-Legendary promoter Jerry Jarrett is 71 today. He was born on September 4, 1942. Jarrett cofounded the TNA promotion along with his son Jeff Jarrett.
-NYWC is holding an October 6 tribute show to indy wrestler and character actor Mario Todisco and a benefit for five year-old Cole Rapini, who was given a diagnosis of having only two years to live. All proceeds go to Rapini to help him fulfill the items on his wish list. The talent for the show includes Justin Credible, Jason Knight, Joel Gertner, Matt Striker, and Homicide. The event will be held at the NYWC Sportatorium at 435-13 Brook Avenue in Deer Park, New York. Check out ColesCause.com for more details and donation information.
-A block of Global Supercard Wrestling airs tonight from 7:00 p.m. CT through 1:00 a.m. on ESPN Classic. No information is listed about these shows.
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