WWE Raw in Columbus (correspondents needed), Jerry Lawler return, one match advertised, Billy Gunn, Bob Orton Jr., Bill DeMott, Disco Inferno, Van Hammer, Matt Cappotelli, Lena Yada, Elektra, Kristal Marshall, Van Hammer

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
Nov 12, 2012 - 09:00 AM

By Jason Powell

-WWE Raw airs tonight from Columbus, Ohio at Nationwide Arena. Raw will feature the return of Jerry "The King" Lawler to the broadcast table for the first time since he suffered a heart attack during the September 10 edition of Raw. Join Jason Powell for live coverage of WWE Raw tonight as the show airs on USA Network at 7:00 p.m. CT.

-WWE Raw will also feature Ryback vs. Brad Maddox. Vince McMahon told Maddox last week that he would give him a $1 million contract if he could defeat Ryback.

-Dot Net Members are listening to my 44-minute audio review of TNA Turning Point. They are also listening to my 75-minute Q&A audio show, the 53-minute Dot Net Countdown show, the 123-minute Dot Net Weekly audio show, and even more exclusive audio content. Join us on the ad-free version of the website by signing up for membership now via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page.

-We are looking for correspondents for tonight's WWE Raw show in Columbus, the TNA Impact Wrestling tapings in Orlando, and Tuesday's Smackdown taping in Cleveland, Ohio. If you are going to these shows and want to help, contact me right away at

-WWE is also advertising yet another display of Vickie Guerrero's evidence that she claims offers proof of an affair involving John Cena and A.J. Lee. She has claimed that the evidence comes from an anonymous source.

-WWE NXT head trainer Bill DeMott turned 46 on Saturday. He was born on November 10, 1966. DeMott wrestled as Hugh Morrus. He also served as a trainer on the WWE Tough Enough series.

-WWE Hall of Famer Bob Orton, Jr. turned 62 on Saturday. He was born on November 10, 1950. He is the father of WWE star Randy Orton.

-Former WWE wrestler Billy Gunn (a/k/a Monty Sopp) turned 49 on Saturday. He was born on November 11, 1963. He has done some work as an agent at the NXT training facility, but he was not a full-timer in that role at last check.

-Former WWE performer Kristal Marshall turned 29 on Sunday. She was born on November 11, 1983. She split with husband Bobby Lashley.

-Former WCW wrestler Van Hammer (a/k/a Mark Hildreth) turned 45 on Sunday. He was born on November 11, 1967.

-Disco Inferno (a/k/a Glen Gilbertti) is 44 today. He was born on November 12, 1968. Disco is living in Las Vegas these days and works as a security guard.

-Former WWE developmental standout Matt Cappotelli is 33 today. He was born on November 12, 1979. He and John Morrison won WWE contracts on the third season of Tough Enough. He was forced out of the ring due to a malignant brain tumer.

-Former ECW wrestler Elektra (a/k/a Donna Adamo) is 42 today. She was born on November 12, 1970.

-Former WWE performer Lena Yada is 34 today. She was born on November 12, 1978.

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

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