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- Sources close to Jerry Lawler note that he will indeed be at the WWE SmackDown tapings from Memphis, Tennessee on Tuesday night. Lawler will likely just be backstage visiting and may just appear off-camera for the live crowd. As of this writing, WWE and the FedEx Forum is not advertising Lawler to appear.
- Rey Mysterio is not working this weekend’s WWE Supershows. He missed Tuesday’s SmackDown tapings and the Team Mysterio Twitter noted that he was suffering from a stomach flu. We noted yesterday that there was concern over him at RAW when he returned backstage limping. At last night’s Supershow in Jonesboro, Arkansas, Rey was replaced by Brodus Clay. Clay teamed with Sin Cara to defeat Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes.
- Speaking of Clay, he is featured in a new Hot Pockets ad with his former employer Snoop Dogg. At last night’s Supershow, WWE began airing a cut-down version of the ad seen below:
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Promoting his autobiography, From Prison to Promise: Life Before the Squared Circle, Booker T spoke to Joshua Modaberi of Wrestling101.com to discuss the book, his twenty-plus year career in professional wrestling and more. Highlights from the interview are as follows:
Being backstage on the night Jerry “The King” Lawler suffered a heart attack during Raw: “I was in the back...
WWE superstar Rey Mysterio was scheduled to work the WWE Supershow last night in Jonesboro, Arkansas. However, he had to be sent home as he was suffering from stomach flu. Mysterio was booked to tag with Sin Cara. He was replaced at the last minute by Brodus Clay. Brodus and Sin Cara went on to defeat Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow during the show.
Mysterio should be back and healthy...
-- WWE is now officially advertising that Jerry Lawler will be appearing at the SmackDown taping next week in Memphis, Tennessee. The radio advertising is also listing a dark match main event between Sheamus and Big Show.
-- WWE conducted a poll via Twitter asking fans who they wanted to see face CM Punk at Hell in a Cell between Ryback and John Cena. Ryback won with 69% of the...
Snoop Dogg (because I refuse to call him Snoop Lion) has sold his newly-found Rastafarian soul to Hot Pockets. Along with Andy Milonakis, Destorm Power, and a wrestler named Brodus Clay (aka...
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Director Darren Aronofsky put to bed one of Hulk Hogan’s wild claims that the movie the Wrestler was originally written with the Hulkster in mind as the lead role. Aronofsky wrote on Twitter:
“For the record the role of the wrestler was always @mickeyrourke it was never hulk hogan’s as he claims on @howardstern”
- WWE Superstar Brodus Clay is featured at the end of a new...