It’s Wednesday and we do not have any TV wrestling programs today, but we do have a full deck of news for you. Also, the Wrestling Observer Newsletter comes out today. That means all of the good, inside stories that you want is coming out the next few days. Of course, keep it locked on Daily DDT for all the latest. Onto your morning report.
- Here is non-spoiler matches for this weeks edition of Friday night Smackdown:
* Seth Rollins Vs. Kofi Kingston
* Dolph Ziggler Vs. Bad News Barrett.
* Adam Rose Vs. Titus O’Neil.
* Kane Vs. Dean Ambrose.
* Big E Vs. Jack Swagger.
* Bo Dallas vs. Fandango
* Sheamus, Roman Reigns and John Cena Vs. Bray Wyatt, Randy Orton, Alberto Del Rio and Cesaro in a 4-3 handicap match.
- Here is today’s schedule on the WWE Network:
- 12am EST – WrestleMania Rewind: Angle vs. Guerrero at 20
- 1am EST – WWE Countdown: Dangerous Divas
- 2am EST – Legends House replay
- 3am EST – RAW Flashback: 10/31/1994
- 4am EST – RAW Flashback: 11/7/1994
- 5am EST – ECW Hardcore TV: 1/16/1995
- 6am EST – WCCW TV: 12/27/1982
- 7am EST – Legends of Wrestling: Heatseekers
- 8am EST – WWE Countdown: Dangerous Divas
- 9am EST – RAW Flashback: 11/7/1994
- 10am EST – RAW Flashback: 11/14/1994
- 11am EST – Legends House replay
- 12pm EST – WrestleMania Rewind: Guerrero vs. Angle at 20
- 1pm EST – WWE Countdown: Dangerous Divas
- 2pm EST – Legends of Wrestling: Bob Backlund and Hulk Hogan
- 3pm EST – Money In the Bank 2012
- 6pm EST – WWE Main Event replay
- 7pm EST – WWE NXT replay
- 8pm EST – Best of RAW: 9/27/1999
- 10pm EST – Best of SmackDown: 7/27/2000
- Here is your pro wrestling history lesson of the day:
4-time AWA Tag Team Champion, Larry ‘The Axe’ Hennig turns 78 today.
2-time WCW Tag & Hardcore Champion Big Vito turns 50 today.
Former WWE wrestler Bam Neely turns 39 today.
One-time WCW Tag Team Champion Kenny Kaos turns 44 today.
1994: WWF Hall of Fame Ceremony is held in Baltimore, Maryland. Here is the list of the inductees:
* Arnold Skaaland (inducted by Shane McMahon)
* Bobo Brazil (inducted by Ernie Ladd)
* “Nature Boy” Buddy Rogers (inducted by Bret Hart)
* Chief Jay Strongbow (inducted by Tatanka)
* Freddie Blassie (inducted by Regis Philbin)
* Gorilla Monsoon (inducted by Jim Ross)
* James Dudley (inducted by Vince McMahon)
1995: WCW’s The Great American Bash was held at Hara Arena, in Dayton, Ohio. 6,000 were in attendance to see Ric Flair defeated Randy Savage in the main event.
2005: CM Punk defeated Austin Aries to win the ROH World Title.
2006: TNA Slammiversary was held at the Impact Zone, in Orlando, Florida. 900 were in attendance to see Jeff Jarrett defeated Christian Cage, Abyss, Ron Killings, & Sting in a King of the Mountain Match to win the NWA World Title
2012: Cyndi Lauper made her 1st appearance for WWE since 1985 on Raw to promote her new TV series.