Tag Archives: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Original Plan For CM Punk: Laid Out By Triple H

According to Dave Meltzer in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, there were six different scripts written for this past Monday’s RAW….

HTM Predicts Randy Savage Will Headline The WWE HOF In 2011

The Honky Tonk Man predicted during an interview last week with Monday Night Mayhem that the late Randy Savage will…

Backstage Heat Over Randy Orton’s Recent Interview Comments

Randy Orton garnered a lot of heat from both talent and company officials regarding alarming comments he made two weeks…

Ryan Expected To Be Repackaged, WWE Pays Tribute To Savage

– With The Nexus likely being dropped following CM Punk’s departure from WWE, Mason Ryan is expected to be repackaged….

Zack Ryder To Lead WWE Faction?, Del Rio’s Brother Training, More

– Former WWE Superstar Finlay is advertised to wrestle at a Top Catch event, which takes place August 29 in…

Hogan Blames Russo For Impact’s Problems, Sangriento Dropped

– The Wrestling Observer reports that Hulk Hogan was overheard saying at last month’s E3 Expo in Los Angeles that…

Snitsky Offered WWE Contract?, Finlay Returning To The Ring, More

– Former WWE talent Dave Finlay is advertised to appear for EVOLVE on July 26 at BB King Blues Club…

SmackDown Match Preview, Snitsky Backstage At WWE Event

– New Intercontinental Champion Ezekiel Jackson is advertised to defend his title against former champion Wade Barrett on tonight’s episode…

WWE Over the Limit Draws Near Record Low PPV Buy Number

While WWE has yet to release the buy number for last month’s Over the Limit pay-per-view event, the Wrestling Observer…

Chyna’s Rep Denies Adult Film Rumors, Update On Her TNA Status

TMZ.com reported this morning that Chyna would be making her much anticipated return to the adult industry in the form…

WWE Wants Kharma To Lose Weight, Maryse’s Cryptic Comments

– Maryse deleted a cryptic Twitter message she posted after Raw concerning her female colleagues being “cranky.” She wrote, “The…

Sin Cara Match Planned For OTL, Gabriel To Team With Orton

– The following bonus features will be included in the Blu-ray version of WWE Extreme Rules, available May 31, 2011:…

WWE Looking To Set Mask Record During Mysterio vs. Cara Match

– In Raw live event attendance notes, the May 10 show in Highland Heights, Kentucky drew 3,300 paying $85,000; May…

FCW Divas Scheduled To Debut, WWE Discontinues ECW T-Shirt

– WWEShop.com has discontinued its ECW Men’s “Old School” T-shirt featuring the barbed wire logo. A reader placed an order…

TNA Tries To Reach Deal With ’90s Star, Update On Scott Steiner

– Mick Foley was not TNA’s original choice for the role of Network Consultant. Company officials had a nineties star…

New Rey Misterio To Be Introduced, Triple H’s First Ring For Sale

– The original wrestling ring from Killer Kowalski’s Institute of Pro Wrestling in Massachusetts is up for auction on eBay….

WWE Looking To Revive Managers, Kevin Dunn’s Income, More

– WWE Executive Vice President of Television Production Kevin Dunn’s compensation for 2010 was $746,154 in salary, $608,400 in stock…

The Undertaker Considered Retired, WWE.com Traffic Numbers

– WWE shipped 474,000 DVD units during the month of March, which is considered a large number. This is up…

Khali Scheduled To Turn Heel, Steamboat Appears At Live Event

– WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat hosted last night’s Raw live event in Dothan, Alabama, but was interrupted by…

Chris Harris Returns To TNA, Update On Flair’s Shoulder Injury

– Ric Flair’s reported shoulder and injury rotator cuff tear is at the top of the shoulder. The front and…