— World Wrestling Entertainment’s annual “Tribute To The Troops” show from Iraq will air on NBC on December 20th at at 9PM. Chris Jericho, William Regal and CM Punk, Beth Phoenix and Brie Bella will be doing a media appearance in Washington DC on December 1st to promote the show.
Next week’s WWE RAW from Philadelphia will be a 3-hour special featuring a blockbuster card and the return of the Slammy Awards. Last night, Stephanie McMahon announced the following for next week’s show: * WWE champ John Cena vs. WWE World champ Edge * Triple H vs. Batista * Chris
source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter — At Monday’s Raw, the wrestlers spent all day rehearsing their lines for the Slammy Awards, with virtually no time working on the wrestling aspects of the show. Most of the awards given were as a result of the ongoing storylines, but some were shoots. They
It was announced two days by the administrator of Batista’s official discussion forums that Batista has a torn hamstring and will require surgery to repair it. Batista was already not scheduled to work Raw tonight because he was scheduled to have surgery in Washington, D.C. to remove impacted wisdom teeth.
— WWE Champion Jeff Hardy no-showed Sunday night’s Smackdown-brand house show in Alexandria, Louisiana. A local newspaper outlet, the Town Talk, reports that “fans were told that wrestler Jeff Hardy couldn’t attend but were surprised when they found out Undertaker and Big Show would wrestle in a steel-cage match.” —
WWE has another busy weekend with several house shows. Raw and ECW will begin their weekend tonight at the Kolf Sports Center on the campus of the University Of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Bell time is set for 7:30 p.m. SmackDown will begin their weekend tomorrow night at the Charleston
— By a landslide, TNA Wrestling’s flagship television program “iMPACT!” was named 2008’s “Worst Television Show” in the 29th annual Wrestling Observer Newsletter readership awards announced this past week. The program won this dubious award last year as well. Here is the final voter tally: 1. TNA IMPACT 520 2.
Image: WWE In the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer confirmed that an appearance by John Cena is planned for WrestleMania 37 this April. Meltzer noted that Cena’s role for WrestleMania 37 or what his match will be are undecided. Cena’s most recent in-ring appearance was his cinematic
— As reported earlier, TNA Knockout Christy Hemme appeared at an indy show this past Saturday in Brampton, Ontario. She actually didn’t wrestle on the show as she simply worked as a valet and didn’t take any bumps. She posted the following blog on her MySpace account saying she wishes
sources: PWInsider.com, www.f4wonline.com — As reported earlier, WWE will be running one of their European tours in November under the handle “Undertaker’s Rest In Peace Tour.” According to those in WWE, this is simply a marketing strategy by using his catchphrase as a selling point and not an indication that