October 28, 2007
TNA is releasing a new theme music CD named " Meltdown"
It will be available on their web site starting November 20 2007
October 25, 2007
ECW will be pre-empted on December 4 due to a mini series showing on Sci-Fi. It will instead air on Thursday at 10 p.m.,
going head to head with TNA iMPACT! .
October 23, 2007
In a Raw match.... Candice Michelle vs. Beth Phoenix .... Best Two out of Three falls.....Women's Title match
Diva wrestler Candice was knocked out after falling on her face and shoulder when leaping off the ring ropes....she
suffered a cracked clavicle and will be out (4-6 weeks.)
October 22, 2007
Chris Masters suffered a dislocated shoulder.
His return is unknown.
TNA has set dates and locations officially for their Canadian tour in December. December 28 will be in Hull. December
29 will be in Montreal. December 30 will be in Quebec City.
Hulk Hogan has received a "Father of the Year" award
October 20, 2007
WWE has released Kristal Marshall
October 18, 2007
The Learning Channel will be filming footage for a new wrestling realty show called Roughhouse in the next month at the
Arlington, Texas, based PCW promotion. It will follow those training to be a wrestler.
October 17, 2007
Booker and Sharmell released by WWE
October 16, 2007
Daivari has been released by the WWE.
October 15, 2007
Booker T, who is under a 60 day suspension for violating the WWE Wellness Policy is looking more and more like he will
not return in November.
October 11, 2007
WWE is trying to work a deal to bring some of the crew from Jackass to the January Royal Rumble .
October 8, 2007
Ric Flair has sued Columbia, S.C. auto dealer Stivers Automotive, claiming the dealer used Flair's name, likeness without
Adam "Pacman" Jones will be asking for early reinstatement with the NFL after the Tenneessee Titans 10th game
on November 1, 2007
During the WWE No Mercy pay-per-view from Chicago, a group of fans started a "Cena Sucks" chant and were told
by security to stop or they would be asked to leave.
October 5, 2007
Sean Evans, who wrestled occasionally for ECW and around Georgia died recently from lung cancer. He was 36.
Spike TV announce the move into High-Definition in 2008. TNA iMPACT! will start taping in HD sometime early in 2008.
Michael Lake has replaced Joel Simon as President of WWE Films. Michael Lake was the Executive Producer of The Condemned.
October 4, 2007
Kurt Angle's arrest on Friday due to failure of a field sobriety test. Chief Leo McCarthy told Pittsburgh CBS affiliate
KDKA that Angle, who was described as having "liquor on his breath" had "pills in his mouth when officers were
interviewing him. Anti-inflammatory meds."
TNA, who had negotiations with Chris Jericho in recent months, have said that Jericho has signed with the WWE.
October 3, 2007
John Cena is officially out of the WWE
Championship match due to his pec injury.
Championship belt has been taken away from him because he will be out with the injury for 6 months or more
Hulk Hogan is in the running to host the new edition of American Gladiators which will run on NBC next year.
Edge is set to return from his left pectoral injury at November 18's Survivor Series.
October 2, 2007
John Cena is scheduled to undergo a MRI today in Birmingham, Ala., after suffering what is first believed to be a torn
right pectoral muscle that was suffered during his match with Ken Kennedy on last night's WWE RAW.
Cena's injury is being compared to the injury Edge suffered in July, which usually takes four months to recover from.
October 1, 2007
Those suspended for 30 days due to their connection to Signature Pharmacy return tonight to RAW or tomorrow to Smackdown.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's new film The Game Plan was the number one box office attraction this weekend in
the U.S. bringing in $22,675,000.
TNA will be releasing a DVD on November 20 entitled The History of TNA: Year 1 .
Christian Cage DVD is set to release on October 16.
September 28, 2007
In its first week of rentals, The Condemned... staring STEVE ... was second with $4.15 million. This is over half of what
the movie made when it first came out.
Johnny "Havok" Devine has returned to TNA after a few months off.
WWE is working on a biography on the life of Andre the Giant.
September 26, 2007
WWE: Justin Roberts was moved from ECW to Smackdown
Tony Chimel is now ring announcing for ECW.
Former WWE wrestler Gangrel is now directing 12 adult movies.
September 22, 2007
CBS' Survivor: China earned a 8.9 overnight ratings for last night's show that featured WWE's Ashley Massaro.
September 24, 2007
SLAM! Wrestling's Greg Oliver will be on Entertainment Tonight Canada Monday and Tuesday nights, talking about the about-to-be-released
book, Benoit: Wrestling with the Horror That Destroyed a Family and Crippled a Sport , from ECW Press. Check your local listings.
September 17, 2007
All former employees of the WWE can now get their rehab bills taken care of by the WWE.
September 14, 2007
Val Venis (Sean Morley) is being considered for the role of WWE Head of Talent Relations.
Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine has been purchased from Kappa Publishing (owned by boxer Oscar De La Hoya).
Booker T and Sharmell's status with the WWE is unknown.
ESPN.com has a story about Dr. Phil Astin, Chris Benoit and Johnny Grunge.
WWE has released SANDMAN
September 11, 2007
Junior Fatu, the former Rikishi, has started with TNA
September 10, 2007
TNA iMPACT! will expand to two hours on October 4 from 9-11 p.m. TNA is expected to sign a few new talent to make-up for
the expanded time.
September 5, 2007
JIM ROSS: His contract expires in a few weeks He hopefully is expected to sign another one-year contract with WWE
CM PUNK is the new ECW champion taking the belt from Morrison in an exciting match on September 4, 2007
Ric Flair, according to the Pro Wrestling Torch gave his notice to the WWE on August 21, 2007
September 4, 2007
Zach Gowen has been contacted about during a tour of All Japan in October 2007.
September 3, 2007
Irv Muchnick, author of "Wrestling Babylon," reports that Chris Benoit's father, Michael Benoit, will be interviewed
on ABC on September 6 for both "Good Morning America" and "Nightline."
August 30, 2007
Authorities allege that Signature Pharmacy illegally distributed steroids and other prescription drugs to clients who
had not by examined by doctors.
In an article on ESPN.com, Shaun Assael reported that the following current WWE wrestlers were named as clients of Signature:
Adam "Edge" Copeland (currently on injury leave)
Chris "Masters" Mordetsky
John "John Morrison" Hennigan
Other current WWE wrestlers on the client list, as reported by the New York Daily News on its website are:
Charles Haas, Jr.
Robert "Booker T" Huffman
Mike Bucci, aka Simon Dean
Darren "William Regal" Matthews
Ken "Mr. Kennedy" Anderson
Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Also named in the ESPN article as Signature clients were Eddie Guerrero, Brian Adams (a.k.a. Crush) and Chris Benoit.
August 28, 2007
Continental Airlines Arena in New Jersey now holds a permanent WWE banner. The facility put the banner up Sunday to thank
the WWE for bringing over 1,000,000 fans to the arena since 1984.
(August 28 ) ECW on Sci-Fi (in the U.S.) features a four-way with CM Punk, The Boogeyman, The Miz and Big Daddy V.
Nick Bollea, son of Hulk Hogan, was released from a Tampa area hospital on Monday morning, following a car wreck on Sunday...he
is now home resting.
August 26, 2007
The son (Nick Hogan) of professional wrestler Hulk Hogan was seriously injured in a car crash Sunday night, police said.
August 23, 2007
WWE Smackdown brand will tour Puerto Rico from November 9-11, 2007.
TNA will release their TNA iMPACT! video game next year under Midway Games. The game will be released on PS3, Xbox 360,
Nintendo Wii, and Playstation 2.
August 21, 2007
TNA is looking at holding one of their 2008 PPVs in New York City.
John Kronus , real name George Caiazzo, who died on July 18, 2007....was found to have died from complications of
an enlarged heart. No evidence of drugs, including steroids, in his system, during the preliminary examination. John's
wife said she never saw her husband take steroids
SLAM! Wrestling producer and author Greg Oliver will be appearing this Saturday (August 25) at 1 PM at the Ottawa Public
Library (120 Metcalfe Street) to discuss his "Hall of Fame" series of books on the business. It is free. For more
information, call 613-580-2940.
Chris Benoit had a hormone disorder that permitted the amount of steroids he was prescribed which was 10 times the normal
August 19, 2007
MONDAY NIGHT RAW:
August 27's RAW, due to the U.S. Tennis Open, will air live on Sci-Fi Channel.
Stacy Keibler will be guest staring on episodes of ABC's October Road this fall. Stacy is a former WWE DIVA who is now
seeking an acting career
August 15, 2007
Fox Reality Network original series "Search for the Next Elvira" will feature former ECW Diva Shelly "Ariel"
Martinez as a contestant, in October 2007
August 9, 2007
WWE added to Summerslam: John Morrison vs. C.M. Punk for the ECW title.
August 6, 2007
Former WWE Tag Team champion, Rosey, will be on a new reality show. The show, entitled Fat March ,will air on ABC (in
the U.S.) at 9 p.m. ET. It is a show similar to Celebrity Fit Club.
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August 2, 2007
Matt Hardy has been suspended for 30 days. The WWE will re-evaluate his position with the company after SummerSlam.
Recently departed WWE star Rene Dupree will be wrestling for Japan's Hustle promotion soon.
World Wrestling Entertainment is offering all U.S. military personnel free tickets to its live events in the U.S. as another
way for the company to show its gratitude for their service to their country.
Effective immediately, U.S. military personnel from the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard and National Guard
can claim a free ticket to any WWE RAW or SmackDown live event in their local area (U.S. only) excluding WrestleMania --
by going to their local arena box office with a military ID the day of the WWE live event. Tickets are available the day of
the event while supplies last. (wwe.com)
August 1, 2007
Jesse Ventura has a new pilot planned for airing later this year called "Live Justice," costarring ex-OJ Simpson
prosecutor Marcia Clark.
July 31, 2007
Former TNA stars, The Naturals, get a tryout with the WWE before August 17's RAW.
July 30, 2007
Greg Oliver and Steven Johnson (SLAMwrestling) will be a guest on the Monday Night Mayhem radio program tonight to discuss
The Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame: The Heels . Also on the show, The Iron Sheik. www.MondayNightMayhem.com
July 29, 2007
Scientificwrestling.com is reporting the death of Karl Gotch on Saturday evening. Gotch is infamous for his strong style
and training of many Japanese wrestlers. He was 83 years old
July 28, 2007
Rep. Henry Waxman, the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Tom Davis, its ranking
minority member, asked WWE to provide a series of documents intended to give the committee and its investigation a detailed
look at WWE's drug-testing policy, including information about the results of performance-enhancing drug tests on pro wrestlers.
Jul 27, 2007
Legendary Stampede Wrestling villain Tor Kamata has died in Saskatoon. He had heart disease for almost 10 years.
He died July 23rd at St. Paul's Hospital in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
He was 70.
WWE.com announced this afternoon that Rene Dupre released on July 26, 2007
Edge's injury is more serious than expected.
It is a full tear for a torn left pectoral muscle this past week.
He is not expected to return to the ring until the end of the year.
The Iron Sheik will be making an appearance on the Howard Stern Show on August 2, 2007.
He will be playing a ring toss game with Chubby Checker.
His appearance will appear the next night on InDemand's Howard TV channel.
Ted DiBiase Jr. has been signed to a WWE developmental deal.
July 20, 2007
Johnny Nitro says he is now known as John Morrison, his birth name.
July 20, 2007
Rosey (Matt Anoai) released by WWE in March 2006,
will appear on Fat March , premiering Tuesday, August 7th on ABC.
The goal of the show is to lose weight. Rosey is at 386-pounds
Kronus (George Caiazzo), who was found dead at his girlfriends apartment was 38 years old. His death is not suspicious
An autopsy was performed, and a toxicology report will be produced in the coming months.
July 19, 2007
George Caiazo, better known as John Kronus, was found dead today at his apartment in New Hampshire.... no other details
are available at this time
July 18, 2007
WWE reported that Edge is injured and may need to forfeit his title
WWE Diva search is returning later this year.
July 9, 2007
Monday on CNN's Larry King Live , Chris Jericho, Bret Hart and John Cena are scheduled to be the guests. Check your local
July 6, 2007
National Enquirer and the Globe and People Magazine have significant stories on Chris Benoit and the double murder suicide
in their current issues.
June 27, 2007
Johnny Nitro is now the face of ECW after winning the ECW title Sunday at Vengeance 2007
In the wake of the Chris Benoit tragedy, WWE has cancelled all Canadian events scheduled for the next month, including two