Wrestling Observer Newsletter

— Since parting ways with WWE a few weeks ago, MVP is generally looking to work in Europe and Japan. He wanted to leave the organization because he felt he wasn’t being used well and...

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— Goldust responded to an earlier report that he is upset that his autobiography Cross Rhodes: Goldust, Out of the Darkness, was not mentioned once on Monday’s Raw. “One of the sites on the internet...

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— As reported earlier, Tara suffered a torn ligament in her elbow when she took a bad landing on her arm during her Steel Cage Match with Mickie James last week on iMPACT!. She will...

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— TNAWrestling.com has announced the following matches for Thursday’s episode of iMPACT!: Robbie E vs. Jay Lethal in an X Division Championship Match, Rob Van Dam vs. Rob Terry, and The Beautiful People vs. Mickie...

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Melina performed as a heel at this afternoon’s Tribute to the Troops event in Fort Hood, Texas as she teamed up with Lay-Cool and Alicia Fox in a Santa’s Little Helper Match against Divas Champion...

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— In attendance notes, the Dec. 4 WWE Supershow in Las Vegas did 5,800 at the Orleans Arena, which holds a little over 8,000, for a $160,000 gate. Dec. 4 in Jackson, TN drew 3,000...

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— NXT Season 4 Rookie Brodus Clay has received high marks from WWE officials because he previously weighed well over 400 pounds and has since lost close to 100. They feel he has great self...

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Regarding MVP’s release from World Wrestling Entertainment last week, he asked for it and it was granted by John Laurinaitis. He had been unhappy for some time and asked friends more than a month ago...

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— Rey Mysterio has largely recovered from a recent ear infection, but is dealing with another ailment involving his shoulder. The multi-time champion paid a visit to Dr. James Andrews last week, who diagnosed the...

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— The pre-sale code for the Apr. 4 Monday Night Raw taping at The Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia is CHAMP. The sale begins tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. via Ticketmaster.com. — Reportedly, all of...

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— Kaval noted on Twitter that he underwent an MRI on his left ankle today. He wrote, “Thanks to all for the best wishes. Left ankle MRI today, awaiting results. Stay tuned.” — Several other...

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— Many within WWE feel Batista isn’t coming back anytime soon since there has been no contact anyone is aware and the expectation is when he returns stateside. from filming Scorpion King 3 that he’ll...

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— The pre-sale code for the Jan. 31 Monday Night Raw taping at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island is ORTON. Tickets for the pre-sale are on sale now through Friday morning via...

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— WWE Monday Night Raw on Feb. 28, 2011 will be held at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. Tickets go on sale Dec. 18, 2010. (Thanks to Devin Cutting) — Today is WWE...

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— According to video game industry sources, sales for Smackdown vs Raw 2011 are at the same level as last year, which would be considered a major positive considering that sales throughout the industry are...

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— Mick Foley appears on Last Call with Carson Daly this Friday night on NBC. The show airs at 1:35 a.m. — Ric Flair didn’t appear at Sunday’s Final Resolution pay-per-view because TNA Wrestling were...

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— Edge’s victory over Kane in a non-title match on last night’s SmackDown gave “The Ultimate Opportunist” the right to choose the stipulation of their World Title match at WWE TLC. He chose his “specialty,”...

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– Jim Ross commented on news of MVP’s release from WWE with the following. “MVP released 2day from WWE. Good guy who will do well going forward. He’s a survivor,” he wrote on Twitter. —...

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— Big Show will be signing copies of Knucklehead following this Tuesday’s SmackDown taping at the Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio. He is also advertised to appear in Pasadena, Texas on Sunday, Dec. 19 from...

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— Prior to World Wrestling Entertainment announcing Thursday that MVP had been released from the organization, the former United States Champion noted the following on Twitter. “We all have many dreams. Realizing one sometimes prevents...

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