Indy Wrestler Not Dead, SD & Main Event Matches, & More


— Yesterday it was reported that former Tri-State Wrestling Alliance and NWF champion “Mad Dog” D.C. Drake had passed away. Thankfully this is not true. Carlee Stackhouse, Drake’s sister, has reached out to let people know that Drake is alive and well. A number of people who worked with and were close with Drake, had tweeted about his passing. The initial report’s origin seems to start with a former Philadelphia-based promoter, who made the comments on his Facebook page.

— AIW Wrestling has booked Davey Richards vs. A.R. Fox in a “First Time Ever” match for December 21 in Cleveland Ohio. More details available here.

— A Non-Title Champion vs. Champion Match: IC Champion Kofi Kingston vs. US Champion Antonio Cesaro will headline tonight’s WWE Main Event telecast.

— Here are Friday’s confirmed WWE SmackDown matches:

* Non-Title Match: Big Show © vs. Daniel Bryan

* Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio

* Wade Barrett vs. Randy Orton

* Epico & Primo vs. Hornswoggle & Great Khali

* Brodus Clay & The Usos vs. 3MB

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