Wednesday, August 8, 2012

News On Kelly Kelly's WWE Future

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, it appears that Kelly Kelly will not be returning for time to WWE. She is only committed to working for the next two or three weeks and as an ambassador afterward.
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More On Talents Being Upset With WrestleMania 28 Payoffs

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Regarding JTG and other WWE midcard talents being upset at pay, it's said that they all got paid just $500 per night on the recent tour of Central and South America. They are used to getting paid big on international tours but this one wasn't this successful.

 When it comes to the WrestleMania 28 payoffs, WWE encourages the talents to bring their families in town for the whole WrestleMania week but the talent has to pay for it. The guys at the bottom of the roster only got paid $2,000 for the whole week, which wouldn't be much left after you factor in bringing the family in for a week and other costs. These low payoffs were a surprise and led to a lot of unhappiness, considering how WWE was touting the success of WrestleMania this year
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News On Jim Ross/NXT

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Jim Ross is calling the main events on NXT because it's considered a developmental show and the idea is to develop Byron Saxton as a play-by-play announcer.
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News On Possible Plans For The WWE Title

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

WWE's booking committee are contemplating a scenario where CM Punk would drop the WWE Championship to John Cena at SummerSlam to set up a rematch between Cena and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson at Royal Rumble-Johnson announced at Raw 1,000 that he would face whoever the WWE Champion is at the January pay-per-view event. Johnson would defeat Cena at the Rumble and then defend the title against Punk at WrestleMania XXIX.
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Jim Ross Blogs On Kevin Nash's Comments

Jim Ross wrote the following:

I'm an old school guy who thinks that wrestlers come in all shapes and sizes and that the final, final decree on how well said talents produce is ultimately left up to the consumer aka the fans."

Lots of sub six feet tall athletes have been huge box office draws in the biz over the years. There are too many to mention here.

Several big men who have migrated into the pro wrestling world simply because of their size have failed. Some haven't. Kevin Nash was and still is very successful. He's made a lot of money and he's saved it. Smart guy. Out of the entire Grantland piece the thing that I felt was most compelling for today's wrestlers, rookies, wannabe's, etc, is that Kevin Nash made big money and he took care of it"
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Chavo Guerrero Sr Responses To Kevin Nash's Comments

Chavo "Classic" tweeted the following:

nash remain a f— moron idiot just because he was a freak and bigger than normal people he stll has no clue wt a wrestler .. entertainer or worker is my grandson that i am training noe cld have abetter match than him, idiot i can take his fat ass down now .. cant do a promo and if u saw his last promo in wwe with punk punk punked him he had no clue wt a waste of body maybe .. maybe his a syncronized wrestler diesel my ass"

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Audio: Wrestling News Live 8/7/12 Archived

WNL returned to the airwaves on the newly revamped SNS Radio Network ( with “The Outlaw of the IWC”The TreyDawg, “The unofficial 3rd leg of the tripod”The Bronx-Father Tony Mirabella &“Mr. Money on the Mic”JJ (ALL CAPS) $exay.

The show started with all the details from Trey’s expierience from the 8-5-12 TNA house show in Tulsa OK. Trey broke it down from bad to good and talked about someone he ran into at the show.

Bronx joined the show to talk about the 8-6-12 edition of RAW (JJ was absent from this segment from not watching the show)Bronx and Trey discussed the show and gave letter grades.

JJ randown the “News of the Week”sponsored by including the WrestleMania travel packages. JJ said he and Harmony were going but not using that travel package, Trey even discussed going in this segment.
JJ opened the phone lines and read a few emails before wrapping the show with a little Smashing Pumpkins “Tonite,Tonite”on this latest episode of WNL
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Bully Ray Posts Cryptic Tweet

Following reports he is set to leave TNA Wrestling, Bully Ray tweeted the following:

Shakespear time kids. "To stay or not to stay, that is the question". Lets hear YOUR opinion. #BULLYNATION
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Former DX Member Working With FCW Talent

According to PWInsider, Billy Gunn has been down at WWE developmental this week to work with the FCW talents.
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WWE Buys ROH & IWA Mid-south Footage

According to PWInsider, WWE went to ROH and asked them for permission to use footage for CM Punk's upcoming DVD. Most likely WWE paid some amount of money to ROH's parent company Sinclair Broadcasting. WWE also paid some money to Ian Rotten to use footage of Punk in IWA Mid-south.
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