Wrestling Saturday / January 19
Speaking to Cody Monk in The Dallas Morning News, Ric Flair says this about Hall and Nash coming into the WWF: " There are no negatives to bringing them in as long as they understand their position like I understood mine when I came in."
- The WWF has announced this lineup for the upcoming Asian tour: Chris Jericho vs The Rock... Edge vs Test... The Dudleys vs Funaki/ Tajiri... Haku vs Big Show... Kane vs DD Page... The Hardys vs Chuck/ Billy... Kidman vs Hurricane. The tour will also feature Torrie... Stacey... Lita and Molly.
- The WWF has listed all 30 men for this weekend's Royal Rumble on the WWF.com website.
- WWF Smackdown posted a 4.0 Thu night, identical to last week.
- Ric Flair ( Feb 7 ) and Chris Benoit (Feb 8 ) will be in Toronto doing PR for the WWF Fan Axxcess ticket on-sale.
- Jim Ross, in a media conference call on Thu, expects the WWF promotional split to occur after Wrestlemania.
- Pro Wrestling Torch hints @ an nWo-type of invasion with Hall, Nash & HOG-an upcoming.
- Look for Steve Austin on MAD TV in February.
- Kurt Angle took questions yesterday on Byte This ! on WWF.com.
- Carolinas indy wrestler Gary Royal will be featured in an upcoming community theatre production of Inherit The Wind. The Salisbury (NC) Post identified Royal in a picture on Thu as Gary Rowell.
- NC-based Southern Ch Wrestling will begin shows in Raleigh's Dorton Arena in May. Dorton Arena has not seen pro wrestling action in ten years. For decades, it hosted weekly events by the NWA's Jim Crockett Promotions.
- Ken Spence brings the WWA to High Point, NC tonight with Slick Rick against Lumbee in a Ladder ME.
Wrestling Friday / January 18
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