The deal to bring Steve Austin in for WWE Tough Enough was made by the production company Shed Media Inc., not WWE. WWE did attempt to get Austin and wanted him for the role and while talks had gone on for some time, it was Shed Media who got him
While it was THQ's call to feature Randy Savage in the WWE All Stars video game, WWE has to approve any character they want in the game. The video game company approached Savage on their own, as well as Hulk Hogan and Ultimate Warrior, and had Vince McMahon approve all three character proposals
The CAWsCast returned on 2-1-11 with "The Phenom" Charles Shane and "Mr. Money on the Mic" JJ $exay. On the show the boys talked about the recent 2-21-11 promos that aired on RAW and let the rampant speculation begin that it may very well be Sting, who as of press time has neither confirmed nor denied the rumours. JJ and Charles opened up the phone lines and took a few calls from Jim316 and Matt Black regarding the possibility of Sting in the WWE, and over speculation of the debut of Awesome Kong. After the break JJ threw out a trivia question , the winner was Maize who will soon recieve his own copy of The Bobby "The Brain" Heenan DVD courtesy of THQ. The TreyDawg joined the show for a bit in regards to the trivia question and how he recently won a signed copy of SVR2011 signed by "The Macho Man" Randy Savage. The show came to an unfortunate abrubt end as Technical Diffuculties and possible bad wheather started dropping hosts from the show as JJ closed things out solo.
There has been speculation that Husky Harris, despite his talent, isn't going over so well with WWE officials because of his size and look. Some are wondering where Husky will fit into things if a 3-on-3 match with Nexus vs. The Corre takes place at WrestleMania.
The latest word on Money in the Bank is that WWE officials are looking to hold the match at WrestleMania 27 with the likes of Rey Mysterio,Daniel Bryan, Big Show, John Morrison and Dolph Ziggler expected to be in the match
"To explain why I want to retire as Diesel: Vince McMahon was the 1st person to ever see anything in me and believe in me. He gave me my 1st push and made me a star. Without Vince there is no Diesel. Without Diesel Kevin Nash is a mediocre basketball player from the University of Tennessee. The biggest pop I've received since '97 happened Sunday night. Diesel's back, where he belongs. Circle of Life."
While Tommy Dreamer is still working as an agent with TNA, they are not using him as a wrestler right now. According to reports at the time, Dreamer left WWE because he wanted to wrestle more while they wanted him to work backstage
They hold a contract signing for Kurt Angle vs. Jeff Jarrett for Against All Odds. Jarrett and Karen come out and cut a promo on Angle. Angle comes out but their is a row of security between the two parties. Before the contract signing, Jarrett adds a stipulation if Angle wins, he gets custody of The Angles' two children but if Jarrett wins, Kurt has to give Karen away to Jarrett at the wedding. Angle signs the contract and leaves.
*TNA Knockouts champ Madison Rayne & Tara & Sarita & Rosita (Divina Fly in her official TV debut) defeated The Beautiful People & Winter & Mickie James. Rayne and James went back and forth on the mic and Rayne said that after she beats James at the PPV, James might want to think about quitting and James reacted like she was.
*Kurt Angle comes into Fortune's locker room and says that he wishes he was the one who had a shot at J