Jim Ross on Dot Net Weekly, TNA and WWE NXT live coverage, IWF in Arizona, Kevin Sullivan and Shane Douglas seminar, Hulk Hogan helps a fan sell tickets, Charlie and Russ Haas, SoCal Val, Kenta Kobashi, Global Supercard on ESPN Classic

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
Mar 27, 2014 - 09:00 AM

By Chris Shore

-WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will join Jason Powell later today for part one of the Dot Net Weekly audio show, which is exclusive to our Dot Net Members. If you sign up today for one month of Dot Net membership you will be able to hear the show with JR as well as have full access to all of the Member perks through WrestleMania 30, including the ad-free version of the site, the Dot Net Forum, and the Dot Net blog section. Sign up now via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page.

-TNA Impact Wrestling was taped over March 15-16 and is headlined by Gunner vs. James Storm in an "Unlocked" match, which sounds like a falls count anywhere match. Join me for live coverage of the show as it airs on SpikeTV at 8:00 p.m. CT.

-WWE NXT is themed "Vengeance" tonight and is headlined by Adrian Neville vs. Bo Dallas for the NXT Championship. Join Zack Zimmerman for live coverage of the show as it airs on the WWE Network at 8:00 p.m. CT.

-International Wrestling Federation is holding its debut show, Breaking Ground, this Saturday, March 29, at the Celebrity Theater in Phoenix, Arizona. The show is headlined by Ricochet vs. TNA star Austin Aries. You can find out more at

-Kevin Sullivan and Shane Douglas will be holding a two-hour seminar this Saturday in Clayton, NC. For more information, contact

-Dot Net reader Paul Dakermandji wrote to say he posted a video selling his WrestleMania 30 weekend tickets because he was unable to go, and WWE Hall of Famer saw it and posted it on his Facebook page, which helped Paul sell his tickets quickly. You can see the post from March 23 at

-Former WWE wrestler Charlie Haas (a/k/a Charles Doyle Haas II) turns 42 today. Haas held the WWE Tag Team Championships three times and had a good run with Shelton Benjamin as the World's Greatest Tag Team before retiring abruptly in a drunken fit at a ROH show in 2013. Haas has wrestled since that time, but not on a regular basis.

-Haas's late brother Russ Haas (a/k/a Thomas Russell Haas) would have turned 40 today. The brothers were born on the same day two years apart. Russ died of a heart attack on December 15, 2001 at 27 years of age. Charlie wrestled for a while as "R.C. Haas" and wore his brother's name on his wrist tape in honor of his passing.

-Former TNA Knockout SoCal Val (a/k/a Paige Nicole Mayo) turns 28 today. SoCal Val left TNA in August 2013 aftyer six years with the company and has mostly stayed away from wrestling since leaving.

-Japanese wrestling legend Kenta Kobashi turns 47 today. Kobashi was one of the biggest stars to leave New Japan to form Pro Wrestling NOAH and is probably best known in the U.S. for his brutal match against Samoa Joe in ROH. He retired from active wrestling in May 2013.

-Global Supercard Wrestling has a one-hour show on ESPN Classic at 7:00 p.m. CT, followed by a three hour block later in the night, beginning at 10:00 p.m. CT.

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