WWE and TNA News and Notes

Aug 16, 2010 - by Steve Gerweck

– Reminder, WWE is conducting a double Raw television taping tonight in Los Angeles. Jorge Uribe will be in attendance and provide updates through the evening.

– According to Dave Meltzer, the average television taping costs WWE about $692,000.

– From Seth from Bay City:

TMZ cameras caught Randy Orton coming out of a L.A. restaurant Thursday night.(which aired Friday on the show). The camera man asked him if he would wear a “wrestling hat” like Rey Mysterio. Randy said: It’s a wrestling mask and I think Rey Rey would be upset if he heard you say that”. Also, they asked him if he would ever guest host TMZ like John Cena just did, he said he would. Hulk Hogan was on The Wendy Williams show on Friday promoting his new book. The few things he talked about:His divorce from Linda. His engagement. How he is “running TNA” with the help of Bischoff and Dixie Carter. Complained alot about his back.Said he would like to get back in the ring again bu t don’t know if his back would hold up.

– From Corey Constantin:

This Wednesday, August 18, 2010, former WCW, ECW, WWE and current TNA superstar, and a man who will headline a card in Poulsbo, Washington on August 28, 2010, Raven will joing “The Pacific Coast Player” JT Evans and “The Outsider” Andrew Karluk of False Count Radio for arguably the biggest interview that has ever been on False Count Radio proudly presented by Wrestlehustle.com. To listen to the interview simply visit: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/fcr-radio/2010/08/18/false-count-radio-current-tna-star-raven

Raven will make his return to the Pacific Northwest, where he got his start in wrestling, on August 28th. While in the Pacific Northwest during his early days in the wrestling business, Raven held several titles, such as the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship an astounding 3 times, as well as the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Championship 3 times, with 3 different partners, Top Gun, Steve Doll and The Grappler, and once held the NWA Pacific Northwest TV Championship, just to name a few. Raven will discuss this HUGE card on August 28th, his different personas over the years, the current EV 2.0 group that he is a part of, his feelings on ECW constantly being brought back in one way or another and much, much more!

On August 28, 2010, in Poulsbo, Washington, you will see a HUGE card at The Suquamish Tribal Center at 15838 Sandy Hook Road. You will see SCW Champion Mike Santiago defending his championship at the # 1 Contender, Aaron Bolo, Dale Houston defending the Legends Championship against Dash Venture, the NEW Women’s Champion Cameron O’ Connor defending her title in a 3-way match against Lylah Dodge and K.C. Spinelli. You ill also see such matches as the neww All-Sovereign Champion Ethan H D facing an all-Blondterage 3-way dance when he defends against Kellin Wraith and the recently reinstated Damon Jones. In a tag team attraction, you will see S.O.B. take on his mentor and former co-holder of the SCW tag team championship Hoss Tull. The NWWA champion Keith Atkins will defend his championship against DDD in a match where the promoter of the NWWA Dan The Man is rumored to be at ringside. There will also be a SCW Feast or Fired Battle Royal between SCW NXT and the other SCW wrestler in a match where The Butcher returns!!!! The winner will get a title shot and the last wrestler eliminated will be fired!!! There will also be an SCW NXT vs. SCW match when Adam X takes on Steve Rush. JD “Lariat” Mason will take on Maverick.

That certainly looks like a great event, right? But, wait until you hear THIS main event! In a match for the SCW Rag Team Championship, Raven and Big Ugly with Samm Simms will take on The Moonlight Tribe (Iron Buddha and Marion Gein). If Raven pins Buddha, Buddha MUST retire and if Buddha pins Raven, he will get the opportunity to choose Samm Simms opponent for SCW’s September event.

This will be the biggest event of the summer, so you do NOT want to miss this one!! The address again is The Susquamish Tribal Center at 15838 Sandy Hook Road in Poulsboro, Washington.

Listen live on August 18th at 8 PM EST, 5 PM EST at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/fcr-radio/2010/08/18/false-count-radio-current-tna-star-raven

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