RAW, Christian, JR, Estrada, Love, Moore, ROH Jul 02 - 11:32 pm EDT
Daily Rapp Up by Bryan Rapp
Friday's Smackdown scored a 1.9 rating. WWE was in Hildago, TX yesterday with John Cena over Big Show. WWE's Great American Bash Smackdown will be live from Corpus Christi, TX tomorrow. Doink on RAW was played by Steve "Brooklyn Brawler" Lombardi. Bret Hart is being advertised for RAW 1000 in the St. Louis, MO area.
The Corpus Christi Caller interviewed Christian about his ankle sprain, returning from injury, the Intercontinental Championship and more. Jim Ross' latest BBQ blog entry discusses Ted, a wrestling union, announcing outside wrestling and more. WWE posted the latest WWE Download with Dolph Ziggler featuring his take on Keith Apicary's dating methods. There are WWE notes on Bret Hart, John Cena, Comic-Con and more.
TNA and WWE had a hearing last week in Nashville, TN over the wording of the ending of TNA's restraining order that WWE thought might cause them legal difficulties later. Bruno Sammartino reportedly turned down WWE's Hall of Fame induction invitation for next year's class. Armando Estrada announced he was released by WWE last week after not being used in over a year. GAMO Outdoor USA announced a sponsorship agreement with Shawn Michaels MacMillan River Adventures which will feature their airguns and laser designators.
Angelina Love announced she received her release from TNA and is now available for independent bookings. Shannon Moore announced he requested and received his release from TNA. Matt Morgan says he's made a decision about his future in wrestling. Rob Van Dam is auctioning off one of his singlets to help pay a friend's cancer treatment bills. There are TNA notes on live Impacts, Kurt Angle/Abyss, Robbie E and more.
Ring of Honor cancelled their Winston-Salem, NC and Charleston, SC events on July 27 and 28 due to circumstances beyond their control. There are EVOLVE notes on the weekend shows, Silas Young's release, internet PPV streaming and more. There are more details on the backstage fight between New Jack and Balls Mahoney at Friday's Extreme Reunion event in New York City, NY. There are Extreme Rising notes on weekend shows, backstage morale, future shows and more. A new documentary on ECW is currently finishing up interviews.
That's it for today. Thanks for reading.
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