Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
– Tyson Kidd turns 33 years old today.
– Butch reed turns 59 years old today.
– Shinya Hashimoto passed away on this date in 2005, due a brain aneurysm at 40 years of age.
– Here are the WWE gate and attendance figures for early July…
* July 4th in Tokyo drew 5,000 fans for $375,000
* July 5th in Tokyo drew 6,500 for $510,000
* July 5th in Wildwood, NJ drew 4,500 fans for $165,000
* July 6th in Taipei, Taiwan dew 6,000 fans for $450,000
* July 6th in Ocean City, MD drew 2,500 fans for $70,000
* July 7th in Wilkes-Barre, PA drew 4,000 fans for $130,000
– The AWA returns to ESPN Classic tonight with the following lineups…
Hernandez vs. Larry Zbyszko
Davey Richards vs. Stan Hansen
Col. DeBeers vs. Curtis
The Sheik & Boris Zhukov vs. The Midnight Rockers
Snow vs. Washington
Petson vs. Tolas
Steve O. vs. Mr. Magnificent
Ustinov vs. Evans
Larry Zbyszko vs. Stevens
Hennig vs. Greg Gagne for the AWA Championship