Impact, RAW 1000, McMahon, Hogan, Warrior Jul 19 - 11:59 pm EDT
Daily Rapp Up by Bryan Rapp
WWE's latest Outside the Ring follows several wrestlers at San Diego Comic Con last week. Tickets for the July 31 Smackdown taping in Indianapolis, IN are on sale for a limited time. WWE is partnering with Shazam with make RAW even more interactive. WWE updated their Money in the Bank DVD cover to feature John Cena's win.
WWE issued a press released on RAW 1000 with all of the advertised matches and angles. Aftermath compiled a RAW 1000 info-graphic with various statistics. There's speculation John Cena may lose his Money in the Bank shot against CM Punk on RAW.
The Miami Herald interviewed Jerry Lawler about RAW 1000, becoming a WWE commentator, the Hart family and more. Busted Open interviewed Mick Foley about John Cena, RAW 1000, his time in TNA and more. Jim Ross' latest BBQ blog entry discusses RAW 1000, his broadcast partners, NXT and more.
Linda McMahon and Christopher Shays took part in their final debate prior to the Republican primary in the Connecticut Senate race with topics including releasing tax returns, economic plans, past experience and more. Linda McMahon is also now being questioned on whether she has any offshore bank accounts.
TNA's Impact Rewind was dropped from SpikeTV this week, airing online instead, but it may return next week. TNA announced the signing of Chavo Guerrero Jr. with his debut scheduled for next week. Viacom's reportedly ended negotiations with DirecTV over their carriage dispute.
Hulk Hogan says Northeast Wrestling is deceptive in advertising him for their Stepmber 22 show and he won't be there. Jeff Jarrett announced Kurt Angle will partner with him at Triplemania against Electroshock/LA Par-K. Kurt Angle is attempting to raise $200,000 to make the movie Signlet: The Dana Kelly Story with him starring if they complete funding. There are TNA notes on Aces or Eights, AJ Styles, Bound for Glory and more.
Dragon Gate USA extended their video contest and released additional footage. There are Ring of Honor notes on upcoming shows, S.C.U.M., the tag title tournament and more. Daffney, Christina Von Eerie and Santana appeared on the syndicated talk show Daytime today to promote SHINE's debut.
Warrior issued a statement calling the fraud allegations unfounded saying they're in a simple contractual dispute. Albuquerque, NM's KRQE has additional details on the fraud allegations against Warrior by a sports memorabilia collector. JBL posted a National Wrestling Hall of Fame weekend recap video on YouTube. Shawn Michaels released a video promoting his Deuce brand Showstopper watch.
Matt Morgan dropped TNA from his Twitter account name. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has an article on independent wrestler Ken "Lord Zoltan" Jugan and his love of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Road Warrior Animal's e-book version of The Road Warriors: Danger, Death and the Rush of Wrestling has dropped in price to $4.99.
That's it for today. Thanks for reading.
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