WWE, DDP, Sabin, King, ROH, HBK, Gunn Jul 06 - 11:59 pm EDT
Daily Rapp Up by Bryan Rapp
The latest episode of Zack Ryder's YouTube series covers his preparation for serving as Smackdown General Manager next week. WWE.com has an article on DDP's Yoga program and how it has helped other wrestlers. Jim Ross' latest BBQ blog entry discusses UFC, JBL, announcing ringside and more.
John Cena will reprise his role as Fred's dad in Fred 3: Camp Fred. CNN's Apparently This Matters noted Doink the Clown's return to RAW following his trending on Twitter Monday night. TVLine included the CM Punk/AJ/Daniel Bryan storyline in their top TV questions of the week.
WWE posted a photo gallery of past announcers. Hornswoggle posted a photo of his new look. Mark Henry posted a photo of himself at 405lbs, with 30lbs left to lose. Former independent wrestler Brodie Lee is now using the name Luke Harper in WWE developmental.
TNA was in Charleston, SC today. Last night's Impact scored a 1.0 rating. Next week's Impact will have an Impact Rewind lead-in show at 7pm. The latest TNA Spin Cycle features Magnus, Christopher Daniels, Kazarian and more. TNA posted the opening video for Sunday's Destination X PPV. Chris Sabin was scheduled for knee surgery today.
Ring of Honor issued a statement on Kenny King following his appearance on Impact saying he breached a verbal agreement not to appear on TV with a competitor while he was negotiating an extension, and that they won't be doing business with him going forward. The Impact post-show featured comments from Kenny King about his move to TNA. Highspots released a clip from their upcoming shoot DVD with Kenny King filmed in early May in which he discussed some of his dissatisfaction with Ring of Honor.
Ring of Honor will hold their next training camp on August 4-5 in Bristol, PA. Dragon Gate USA announced YAMATA will appear at the July 28 and 29 shows in Detroit, MI and Chicago, IL, facing Ricochet and Jon Davis. Johnny Gargano's contract with Dragon Gate USA is reportedly up shortly before their end of July shows. $5 Wrestling will present their first internet PPV on July 27.
VegasFuelTV posted the second part of their interview with Billy Gunn about how fans remember DX, putting over other wrestlers, tag team wrestling, and more. Shawn Michaels posted a new video discussing his upcoming RAW appearances and his MacMillan River Adventures show. Shawn Michaels and Deuce watches are releasing a Shawn Michaels Signature Watch Series.
Jake Roberts is now available for independent bookings again. Wrestling Is... released the first episode of the Art of Wrestling Animated with the story of Cliff Compton's Nigerian trip. Stacy Keibler and George Clooney suffered food poisoning while on a trip to Italy, but are now recovered.
That's it for today. Thanks for reading.
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