Rob's Wrestling / Fri Oct 13

7:00 PM ET UPDATE..... The WWF has offered Olympic wrestler Rulon Gardner a contract worth $1 million. Gardner says the WWF offers started @ $250 K and have increased since then. Thus far, Gardner has refused the offers, claiming he "believes in amateur wrestling."..... Entertainment Tonight did a story last night on the WWF Smackdown tapings in LA..... ECW last night in Salem, Va: Sandman/C Willy /New Jack d Credible/ Baldies. Lynn d CW Anderson. Rhino d Kash. FBI d Matthews/ York. Nova d Hamrick. Corino d Chetti. Other winners included Doring/Roadkill, Anton and Money/Dinero.....Justin Credible awoke this morning feeling the effects of a possible concussion suffered @ the Salem show..... WWF Smackdown did a 6.0 last night, good enough for a 5th place finish for the night.... A Current Affair ran a profile of the Australian tour. The piece opens with " This isn't sport. This is business."..... The WWF has signed a two-year deal in Japan to broadcast Smackdown, RAW and monthly specials..... Nitro for this Mon night, taped in Melbourne: Thrillaz d Boogie Nights to WIN THE WCW TAG TEAM TITLE. Team Canada d. MIA. Kwee Wee NC Johnny The Bull when Johnny broke his ankle after landing the wrong way after a leapfrog. Shane Douglas d The Animals. Awesome/ Crowbar d Perfect Event. Jarrett d Konan. ME: Nash d Sting........ 12:00 AM ET UPDATE........... WCW stars are in Germany to promote the German-only satellite show set for Nov 16..... Rumors have Rikishi covering for The Rock in the Austin whodunit..... WCW execs were very pleased with the Australian tour, Juvie aside. The houses were packed, and gave the boys more of a sense of big league.... Kevin Nash has knee surgery upcoming. He will be out of action for 6-8 weeks and will return for Starrcade..... The already-released poster for WCW Mayhem in Nov prominently features Scott Steiner..... WCW will have a heel turn in mind for several of the top guys on the roster just before Starrcade.

Thursday October 12