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- Ryback’s opponents on this week’s SmackDown are Jared Walker and Frankie Valencia, known as Blk Jeez and Brian Hardy on the Maryland independent wrestling scene.- Beginning with Vader, WWE was set to bring back a former RAW main eventer to wrestle a match each week leading up to the 1,000th RAW in July. They have reportedly dropped that idea already. While Roddy Piper and Mick Foley appeared on RAW this week, neither of them wrestled.- Responding to a fan who said she should get a WWE contract, former WWE Diva Lauren C. Mayhew told them to start a tweet campaign to get her brought back.Mayhew continues to have an active music and TV career with a new role on Showtime’s Dexter that she began filming this week. She began ring announcing for WWE in 2009, shortly after Lilian Garcia left. Her short-term contract expired in late 2009 and was not renewed as the two sides could not agree on a new deal.Partial source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
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Mick Foley did an in-character segment in a WWE.com Exclusive. Foley addressed his participation as interim Raw and Smackdown! general manager. While he doesn’t think it was perfect, he’s pretty happy with his performance.“You know what? I think it was pretty good,” Foley said. “John Laurinaitis gives himself a lot of A’s when he judges himself. I’m pretty harsh of...
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– Following his “firing” on Sunday, WWE has removed John Laurinaitis from their official website roster.
– On July 12th, Mick Foley will be doing a comedy appearance in conjunction with Dory Funk Jr.’s !BANG! in Ocala, Florida. More information is available at http://www.dory-funk.com/
– Ryback’s opponents on tomorrow’s SmackDown are CZW...
The following matches were taped on Tuesday in Baltimore, Md. for tonight’s edition of WWE Smackdown.
* Ryback vs. Two Local Wrestlers.
* Intercontinental Champion Christian vs. Alberto Del Rio in a non-title match.
* Daniel Bryan vs. Kane with A.J. as the guest timekeeper.
* Zack Ryder vs. Heath Slater.
* The Primetime Players vs. The Uso Brothers.
* World Champion Sheamus vs...
After Mick Foley mentioned it on Twitter earlier this year, there has been a lot of speculation on WWE doing an Attitude Era themed DVD set. WWEDVDNews reports that Booker T mentioned during WWE’s No Way Out pay-per-view that he was recently interviewed about the infamous era in WWE history
- Alien Opponent, which stars Roddy Piper as an alien hunting priest, is now available on Netflix streaming OnDemand.
- The FOX affiliate in Connecticut features a story on a new science fiction film Tommy Dreamer is featured in, which you can check out CTNow.com. The film is titled “Sensory Perception” and they are aiming to have the film released by the Fall of this year.
- Mick Foley posted the following last night after the SmackDown tapings about Dean Ambrose:“Finally had a talk with @TheDeanAmbrose . Unique type of cat. We’ll probably never exchange holiday cards, but it was good to clear the air.”Ambrose didn’t reply to that tweet but did post the following late last night:“It hurts to talk today again. My voice gives out all the time...
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– The WWE Over The Limit PPV has been released on DVD.
– Another pre-sale code for the October 22nd RAW taping at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ is LINES. The sale has already started.
– Alien Opponent, which stars Roddy Piper as an alien hunting priest, is now available on Netflix streaming OnDemand.
– The FOX affiliate in Connecticut featured...
Mick Foley will serve as the “interim General Manager” on this week’s Smackdown as he did on this week’s Raw Supershow in place of the “fired” John Laurinaitis. According to Foley’s promo on Monday’s Raw Supershow, past General Managers will be brought in until the board of directors “picks a suitable replacement” for Laurinaitis.
“Rowdy” Roddy Piper recently discussed his return to Raw along side pop singer Cyndi Lauper in a WWE.com Exclusive.“Cyndi, oh, we have a long history. We weren’t always on the same side, but to be honest with you, it was a true pleasure,” said Piper.Piper also addressed the comments he made on Raw in regards to the Rock & Wrestling being the saving grace of WWE.“If...