Pro Wrestling Friday / December 24
WWE Smackdown from Iraq, airing last night on UPN: Mr McMahon says thank you to the troops ... Lilian Garcia sings the National Anthem, and is the ring announcer .. Booker T d Rene Dupree... Divas segment with Santa Mick Foley... The Undertaker d John Heidenreich via Count Out ... Hardcore Holly d Kenzo Suzuki... JBL / Big Show segment ... Rey Mysterio/ Eddie Guerrero d Kurt Angle/ Luther Reigns.
Friday Headlines ..........
- The Charlotte Observer has named Ashley Fliehr High School Volleyball Player of the Year. Fliehr, daughter of Ric Flair, will play for Appalachian State University next year.
- A full-page ad in the Thurs editions of The New York Times touted the WWE trip to Iraq and the Holiday WWE Smackdown.
- The WWE Raw crew starts back on the road on Dec 27 in Biloxi Miss. The Smackdown crew picks up with a television taping on Dec 28 in New Orleans.
- Angle Williams was contacted by Tommy Dreamer and told that a developmental conract had been placed in the mail for her to sign.
- Ricky Steamboat has signed a twelve-month deal with WWE. Steamboat will be aroad agent @ television tapings and house shows.
- Booker T and Sharmel Sullivan, aka WCW's Paisley, are engaged to be married in Feb.
- Lita, Victoria, Stacy and Torrie will appear @ the D.C. Auto Show in Washington on Dec 26.
- Aaron Aguilera, aka WWE's Jesus, will not require surgery but will need to rehab his neck.
- Amazon . Com # 1's this week : The Death of WCW and The Rise and Fall of ECW.
- WWE Classics, airing in the U.K. as WCW Worldwide..... original airdate.... 19 Sep 1992 .... Nikita Koloff d Jake Roberts .... WCW champion Ron Simmons... Note : With the airing of WWE Raw live next year, the WCW Classics program run ends next week.
Babes, Etc ..........
Pro Wrestling Thursday / December 23
Wrestling Bodyslam . Com
WWE Diva Trish Stratus
David Roberson . Com