Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Posted by Chris Kelly on 2:14 PM
Maria Kanellis & Winter feature in the following video
Posted by Chris Kelly on 1:11 PM
Memphis, TN will host the IMPACT WRESTLING BaseBrawl event on Saturday, July 14 at AutoZone Park at 7:30pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 1 at http://www.memphisredbirds.com and charge by phone at 901-721-6000. Fans that purchase a $50 ticket will receive a special meet and greet with IMPACT WRESTLING Superstars at 5:30pm (redeemable with ticket the night of the show). Appearing live and in person will be Kurt Angle, Jeff Hardy, Bobby Roode, Christopher Daniels, Kazarian, Austin Aries, the Knockouts and more! Go to http://www.prowrestlingevents.tk for info about upcoming shows worldwide.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 9:26 AM
PWTorch pointed out that included in WWE's new "Revolution" web video released Monday is a close-up shot of who appears to be current TNA wrestler Matt Morgan. As reported earlier this month, Morgan has near "free agent" status due to TNA using up his contracted dates. Assuming it is Morgan in the video, WWE is able to loosely reference a non-contracted talent since they own footage from his career, similar to WWE teasing Sting potentially joining the company in the 2-21-11 videos last year when he was in-between TNA contracts.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 9:22 AM
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter While reports are that Chris Jericho will be finishing up with WWE soon, advertising indicates that he will be with the company through August's SummerSlam pay-per-view. Jericho is currently advertised for RAW live events through the RAW Supershow on June 4th. He will then hit the road with Fozzy in the UK from June 6-10th and will host the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards in London on June 11th. Based on advertising, Jericho will return to work with WWE on June 15th. He is advertised for WWE events from then through SummerSlam on August 19th - including No Way Out on June 17th and Money in the Bank on July 15th. Jericho and Fozzy will participate in the Rockstar Uproar Tour from August 15th through September 30th. WWE is not advertising Jericho for any events after SummerSlam until October. He is also advertised for WWE's overseas tour in late Octob
Posted by Chris Kelly on 9:17 AM
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter WWE officials reportedly were close to putting the WWE Title on Daniel Bryan at Sunday's Over the Limit pay-per-view. The topic of Bryan winning the WWE Title was being discussed a lot over the past few weeks. Apparently the talks got "pretty serious" but the idea was nixed and they went with Punk retaining the title.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 9:15 AM
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter There was a lot of talk backstage at WWE's Over the Limit pay-per-view about the quality of the Divas Title match with Layla and Beth Phoenix. The feeling was that Layla's performance was a sign that her knee isn't 100%.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 9:11 AM
As seen on Raw, John Laurinaitis said he re-signed Big Show on Saturday, before the Over the Limit pay-per-view which meant Big Show was a WWE superstar and could be fired due to interfering in the match between John Laurinaitis and John Cena. WWE realized the error and had Michael Cole fix it on commentary, stating that Show agreed in principle to help Laurinaitis but didn't actually sign the contract until Monday morning According to : Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the error was actually in the RAW script. WWE didn't realize the error until fans went crazy on Twitter and corrected them. They then had Michael Cole correct the error on TV