Wrestling Observer Newsletter

— Triple H reportedly wants more Spanish-speaking wrestlers signed since he believes the Hispanic market is a major key to the prosperity of WWE. More specifically, he wants wrestlers who can conduct interviews in both...

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— Dusty Rhodes, Iron Sheik, Jimmy Snuka, Sgt. Slaughter and The Honky Tonk Man will not be appearing on WWE Legends’ House. “Hacksaw” Jim Jim Duggan, “Mean” Gene Okerlund and “Rowdy” Roddy Piper have been...

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— Ultimate Warrior has been announced to appear for Northeast Wrestling on March 23, 2012 at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York. He will sign autographs, cut a promo and it’s being teased...

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— Lilian Garcia stated on Twitter that she will be releasing a music video for her latest single, Ur Girl (Til the End of the World), on March 1. — Saturday’s SmackDown live event at...

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— Shelly Martinez posted a video recently explaining why she loves Brian Kendrick. The former WWE Diva says she missed seeing him at a recent independent wrestling show, but that she plans on finding on...

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— Wrestling legend Jake Roberts was asked on Facebook if any wrestler ever refused to work with him due to fear of snakes. He replied, “Some refused to have the snake put on them, but...

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— Kevin Dunn, WWE Executive Vice President of Television Production, has taken initiative on the WWE Network project by hiring numerous people for mid-level management. Many of the people hired had worked for WWE in...

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In case you haven’t seen enough of MTV’s Jersey Shore on WWE and TNA programming in recent years, it appears Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino could be headed to Miami this April. According to the latest...

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— The first program to air on the WWE Network will be WrestleMania Rewind. The three-part series will air the day of WrestleMania XXVIII. The program is based on last year’s The True Story of...

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— Participants for WWE’s annual Raw Elimination Chamber Match are tentatively scheduled to include Alberto Del Rio, CM Punk, John Cena, Kane, R-Truth and The Miz. The outcome of the bout is expected to based...

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— WWE referee Justin King will undergo undisclosed surgery in a few weeks and is expected to be sidelined for several months. The surgery is not related to any injuries on the job. — Will...

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— Jim Ross believes John Morrison will return to WWE next year after parting ways with the organization in November. He tweeted, “Morrison didn’t renew his contract. Taking time off to heal, rest, train. He’ll...

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— Official XBOX Magazine named Hulk Hogan’s Main Event the worst video game of 2011. The magazine writes, “This atrocity earns the loudest jeers from us for not only being the least interactive Kinect game...

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— Former WWE talent Maria Kanellis is advertised to face Tara in her return to the squared circle on February 25, 2012 for New York City based promotion Family Wrestling Entertainment. Kanellis tweeted, “I’m so...

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— Kelly Kelly has responded to online reports saying she is looking to position herself for a career outside of WWE. She tweeted, “Don’t believe everything you read! Wwe is my home.” The report originated...

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— Shelly Martinez is offering a free 8×10 with every pre-order of a Martinez Girlz T-Shirt. To see the T-Shirts, which read #kayfabe, #FunTimeGang and #TheMartinezGirls, click here. — WWE referee Marc Harris is sidelines...

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— WWE’s Vengeance pay-per-view event on October 23, 2011 garnered 130,000 buys overall—70,000 in North America and 60,000 overseas. With the exception of the disastrous December to Dismember pay-per-view event in 2006, Vengeance is the...

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Regarding Maryse Ouellet’s departure from WWE last month, the Wrestling Observer reports that company officials had been looking to cut ties with the French-Canadian glamour model for over a year since she did not fit...

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— Asistencia Asesoría y Administración is running a storyline where World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Jarrett has place a bounty for anyone that can put an end to the career of El Mesías (a/k/a Judas Mesias....

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— Former WWE talent Shane Helms’ court case for driving while impaired has been continued until January. He was charged on August 24, 2011 stemming from his motorbike accident on May 5, 2011 in North...

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