WRESTLING FRIDAY / AUG 3
- The Parent's Television Council has named UPN the most offensive network during the family hour. Specifically cited was WWF Smackdown.
- The expected ME's for WWF Summerslam have The Rock vs Booker T & Steve Austin vs Kurt Angle.
- Heartland Wrestling owner/ promoter Les Thatcher has the Brian Pillman Memorial Show booked with 15 matches. The event takes place Aug 9 @ Oak Hills High in Cincinatti.
- Billy Kidman is out until WWF Summerslam with an injured knee.
- According to Showtime Event, the WWF dominates pay-per-view revenues, with 65% of the total. For the seco quarter of 2001, the ppv industry generated $126.7 million.
- Main Event Ch Wresling has signed Barry Windham and has Curt Hennig as the first heavyweight champion. MECW has the ECW Arena in Philly booked for television on Aug 11. Beau James promotes Aug 9-10-11 in Ky.
- Simba and Bonecrusher defeated Cameron Starr and Heater on the Jul 28 telecast of Dory Funk Jr's !BANG!.
WRESTLING THURSDAY / AUG 2
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