Pro Wrestling Friday / June 13
WWE grossed $374 milion over the past year and had losses of $35,557,000. The wrestling operations had a $21,138,000 profit. The huge loss came from The World in New York City, which lost $19,195,000. The company grossed $410 million in 2001.
Friday Headlines ..........
- Spike Lee has won a temporary injunction which could prevent TNN from going through with plans to launch Spike TV this Mon.
- NWA TNA Explosion, taped on Wed... Jerry Lynn d Nate Webb... Sonny Siaki/ M Sanders d Cage/ Jason Knight... Desire d Mercedes. During the match, Desire, aka Kim Nielsen, injured her back and was taken to a hospital for observation... E Skipper/ C Daniels d Sydal/ Delirious. Announced to appear on the NWA TNA ppv next week is Kenzo Suzuki.
- Amazon. Com ranks Classy Freddie Blassie as the number one best selling pro wrestling book this week.
- Steve Austin, along with Big John Gabruick, was at the Playboy Mansion on Tues for the launch party for Spike TV.
- Trish Stratus appears at the Much Music Video Awards in Canada on June 22.
- WCW Classics, from the U.K.'s SKY TV.... WCW Worldwide, from Jan 12, 1991.... Bobby Eaton, Tim Horner, Rip Rogers, Dutch Mantell and Larry Cameron, among others.
- Jesse Ventura, appearing on the Jay Leno show, pushed his upcoming MSNBC show, and said nothing about pro wrestlig.
- David Sahadi of the WWE production team, has submitted his notice to pursue other options. Sahadi, the genius behind many projects including the Billinaire Ted sketches, will be difficult to replace.
- AJ Styles defends his newly-won NWA Title tonight in Gainesville, Ga at the debut of USA Ch Wrestling.
- The Underaker was interviewed for Boxing Insider . Com @ the UFC 43 event. 'Taker called UFC the wave of the future.
Babes, Etc ..........
Pro Wrestling Thursday / June 12
Wrestling Bodyslam . Com
The Nature Toy, Robin Denise
David Roberson . Com