WWE Main Event featuring C.M. Punk vs. Sheamus, plus notes on John Morrison, Bob Armstrong, Danny Basham, Maxx Payne, Brutus Beefcake appearing for World's Greatest Wrestling, WAR in Ohio

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
Oct 3, 2012 - 09:00 AM

By Jason Powell

-WWE Main Event premieres on the ION Network tonight at 7:00 p.m. CT. The show features WWE Champion C.M. Punk vs. World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus in a non-title match. WWE is fortunate that the show will not air head-to-head with tonight's U.S. Presidential Debate, which begins right after the Main Event show. Join Chris Shore for live coverage of WWE Main Event tonight as the show airs beginning at 7:00 p.m. CT.

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-Former WWE star John Morrison (a/k/a John Hennigan) is 33 today. He was born on October 3, 1979. He has been involved in numerous comedy ventures since he left WWE, and he wrestled at the BloodyMania event that is part of the annual Gathering of The Juggalos. He has also stated in recent interviews that if he returns to wrestling on the national state, he expects to be with WWE. At last check, he and former WWE Diva Melina Perez were still dating.

-WWE Hall of Famer Bob Armstrong (a/k/a Joseph James) is 73 today. He was born on October 3, 1939. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011 by his sons.

-Former WWE wrestler Danny Basham (a/k/a Danny Hollie) is 35 today. He was born on October 3, 1977.

-Former WCW wrestler Maxx Payne (a/k/a Darryl Peterson) is 51 today. He was born on October 3, 1961. He also wrestled as Man Mountain Rock in WWE briefly. He filed a lawsuit again Rock Star Games over the Max Payne video game claiming that they stole his ring name. The case was settled out of court.

-Brutus Beefcake is scheduled to appear at the World's Best Wrestling event on Saturday in Sadina, Ohio at the Chad D. Heckler Building at 116 College Avenue. For more details on the show, visit

-WAR Wrestling returns to Lima, Ohio on Saturday at UAW Hall at 1440 Bellefontaine, Ave. The show features Robby Starr vs. Matt Mason, and Appollo Starr and Cody Hawk vs. Sherman Tank and Chris Hall in a No DQ, falls count anywhere match for the WAR Tag Titles. For more information on the event, visit

-There are no pro wrestling shows listed for ESPN Classic tonight.

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