Wednesday, August 1, 2012

News On The Rock & His WWE Title Shot

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

After AJ Lee was named General Manager of Raw last week on Raw 1,000, her first act in the position was to grant Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson a WWE Championship Match at the Royal Rumble. The angle, however, was nixed due to time constraints and Johnson announced that he would face whoever the WWE Champion is at the pay-per-view event.

WWE plans to downplay Johnson's upcoming title shot until after the Survivor Series on November 18 as to not draw attention away from any of the other shows they have to promote in the meantime. Officials also want Royal Rumble, which takes place in Phoenix, Arizona, to be sold out by November.
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WWE Impressed With Billy Gunn

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE officials were impressed with Billy Gunn at Raw1000 & he is expected to have at least one last TV match within WWE.

On the other hand, its being reported that people backstage were saying that Sean "X-Pac" Waltman was out of shape and people were surprised he appeared on the show due to his sex tape a few years back. 
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News On TNA Staying Live

The following is from IMPACTWrestling.com

Just Updated August 23: IMPACT in Orlando, FL (LIVE)
August 30: IMPACT in Orlando, FL (LIVE)

September 6: IMPACT in Orlando, FL (LIVE)
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Chris Jericho Leaving WWE


Credit:PWInsider

Chris Jericho's final date with WWE will be Tuesday 8/14, which would be a Smackdown taping in Austin, Texas.

Jericho is not slated to return to the company in any capacity until he is done with all Fozzy promotional work and concert dates.
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Poster For TNA No Surrender

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