WRESTLING FRIDAY / JULY 20
Jim Ross hosted a conference call on Thurs afternoon. Here are the highlights:
The bankruptcy court is comfortable with the fictitious aspects of the ECW-WWF storyline angle... Sting has other career goals and will not be coming to the WWF... Goldberg has licensing issues with Time Warner... Ric Flair would be welcomed with open arms should he decide to come into the WWF... Buff Bagwell may return to the WWF if he can become a team player....other WCW guys are coming, but are now in the developmental territories.... there will be a Woman's Tournament for the vacant belt, last held by Chyna.... there will be no major cutting of talent.... the WCW guys are getting over better in the WWF locker rooms.... plans are being made to bring in Scott Steiner.
- Road Dogg continues to take indy bookings. The latest was this past Tue night in Columbus, Ga.for Columbus Ch Wrestling.
- Cards can be sent to the family of Terry Gordy at : 508 Carden Ave, Rossville, Ga. 30741.
- Tony Schiavone was broadcasting baseball when Jim Crockett, Jr hired him for the NWA. Today, Schiavone does the play-by-play for the Atlanta Braves radio network.
- Lita and Trish promote WWF Invasion today on the Howard Stern radio show,
- Added to the lineup for the Brian Pillman Memorial : DDP vs Kanyon vs Booker T.... Mark Henry vs Hugh Morrus... Malenko/ Saturn vs Raven/ Credible.... Kidman vs X-Pac vs Jerry Lynn... David Flair takes on NWA champion Steve Corino.
- Mikey Whipwreck's final match will be for Border City on Aug 29 against Little Guido.
- The NWA anniversary show this year will be on Sat Oct 13.
- Main Event Wrestling is offering a rare photo of Terry Gordy on e-Bay. The winning bid will be matched, and the proceeds forwarded to Gordy's family.
WRESTLING THURSDAY / JULY 19
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