WWE Smackdown taping in Baton Rouge (correspondents needed), two dark main events, Dot Net Audio, Godfather available for bookings, Robbie E, Rico Constantino, Hector Guerrero, Global Supercard Wrestling

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
Oct 1, 2013 - 09:00 AM

By Jason Powell

-The WWE Smackdown taping takes place tonight in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at Baton Rouge River Center. This will be the final taping before Sunday's WWE Battleground pay-per-view. The advertised talent pool for tonight's show is Randy Orton, Daniel Bryan, Alberto Del Rio, Dolph Ziggler, Damien Sandow, Big Show, The Shield, Triple H, Rob Van Dam, Big E Langston, A.J. Lee, and The Wyatt Family.

-The advertised dark main events for tonight's Smackdown taping are Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan, and the usual dated six-man tag with The Shield vs. Rob Van Dam, Big Show, and Mark Henry.

-We are looking for correspondents for tonight's WWE Smackdown taping in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. If you are going to the show and want to help, contact Chris Shore right away at

-Dot Net readers are listening to the 60-minute All Access WWE Raw audio review Chris Shore recorded on Monday night. 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.

-WWE legend The Godfather (a/k/a Charles Wright) is available for independent bookings through 2014. For more information, contact Joe DeFalco at for rates and availability.

-TNA wrestler Robbie E (a/k/a Robert Strauss) is 30 today. He was born on October 1, 1983. He previously wrestled as Rob Eckos on the indy scene. He trained to become a wrestler when he was just 16 and made his in-ring debut on his 17th birthday on October 1, 2000.

-Former WWE wrestler Rico Constantino (a/k/a Americo Sebastiano Costantino) is 52 today. He was born on October 1, 1961. He is currently an officer for the Nevada Taxi Cab Authority. I am currently in Vegas and will ask my cab driver later today if he knows Rico. Hey, it's worth a shot.

-Hector Guerrero is 59 today. He was born on October 1, 1954. Guerrero is currently employed by TNA as a color commentator for their Spanish broadcast team. Although he had a successful career using his own name, Guerrero played two of the more memorable awful gimmick characters. Not only was he The Gobbledy Gooker back in 1990, but he also worked as Lazer Tron in WCW.

-A block of Global Supercard Wrestling airs on ESPN Classic tonight beginning at 6:00 p.m. CT that runs until 1:00 a.m. CT. ESPN lists no details about these shows.

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