WWE News and Notes
Jun 19, 2011 - by Steve Gerweck
-As of the Capitol Punishment event, John Cena has been an official participant in every Pay-Per-Views’ final match since Survivor Series 2010 when he was the referee for Wade Barrett vs. Randy Orton.
-Justin Gabriel will be portrayed as a face during WWE’s tour to South Africa (Gabriel’s home country) set for early July. He is booked for the following matches:
*July 7th in Capetown: Randy Orton & Justin Gabriel vs. Sheamus & Christian
*July 8th in Durban: Justin Gabriel & Sin Cara vs. Ted Dibiase & Cody Rhodes
*July 9th in Johannesburg: Justin Gabriel & Sin Cara vs. Ted Dibiase & Cody Rhodes
*July 10th in Johannesburg: Randy Orton, Justin Gabriel, & Big Show vs. Christian, Sheamus, & Alberto Del Rio with Bret Hart as the special guest referee.
-Shawn Michaels participated in an interview with Joey Styles Friday that will soon be published on WWE.com. They discussed his new hunting show, which premieres on the Outdoor Channel later this month.
-Skip Sheffield was spotted in Tampa, Florida this weekend on crutches and one of his legs in a cast. Sheffield recently had another round of surgery and is expected to be back in action sometime this year.
-John Cena and The Rock were at it again when John Cena wrote the following on Twitter yesterday, in response to The Rock posting a photo of Disney’s Goofy last week and relating it to Cena:
“Just saw this from my good buddy Dwayne. Had the same disney vacation booked but i’d rather be showing up at wwe events to perform for team bring it. The team shows up. The captain ….. well…. he’s at disney. Making goofy faces…..with….goofy. So if you are keeping score…John Cena has been to 40 wwe events since WM. Dwayne Johnson 1. Hmmmm doesn’t seem like a guy who’s nvr leavin”
(written by Zack Fisher)