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The Latest Headlines / Saturday, May 31, 2008 / 1:00 PM ET
- Ric Flair will be inducted into the NWA Hall of Fame next Sat night in Atlanta @ the Phillips Arena. The event will culminate the 60th anniversary of the promotion, which actually traces its roots back to a promoters meeting in Waterloo, Iowa in 1948.
- Hulk Hogan's family is being bashed in the media due to Hogan's affair, his son's jail conviction, his daughter's wreck, and a tape which has Hogan telling son Nick that they will find a way out of the accident which left a young man paralyzed. Attorneys for the Graziano family say that the tapes will play a major role in the lawsuit which has been filed.
- Hogan will be taping his new television show in South Gate, Cal on June 4,9,12,17 and 19 @ a converted warehouse parking lot.
- 96% of CBS affiliates are carrying the debut of Elite XC tonight. WFMY TV in Greensboro, N.C. will not air the program due to content. CBS has informed WFMY that they will get another station in the market to air the program, presumably WMYT, My Network TV.
- WWE has a Raw house show on Aug 10 in Salisbury, Md ...... WWE is in Albany, Ga @ the Civic Center on Jul 5 ......WWE in Pittsburgh on Aug 26 .....
- The final episode of WWE Heat will air internationally this weekend. For the international slot, Heat is being replaced by WWE Vintage Collection, hosted by Gene Okerlund.
- Dr. Phil Astin III has been given a 175-count superseding indictment for over prescribing drugs. Included in the list of patients, who are indentified only by their initials, is CMB, Christopher Michael Benoit.
- WWE ECW Live posted a 1.1 for Spike TV ......WWE Raw posted a 2.9 for the USA Network .....
- Former WCW announcer Mark Madden has been fired from ESPN radio after making remarks about Sen Ted Kennedy.
- WWE taped for television in Colorado Spring, Col ..... WWE Smackdown: WWE US champion Matt Hardy d Elijah Burke .... Finlay d Chuck Palumbo via DQ .... CM Punk d John Morrison .... Batista/ Big Show d Curt Hawkins/ Zack Ryder .... MVP d Jamie Noble ... Kozlov d Shannon Moore ... Michelle McCool d Maryse ....The Cutting Edge with The Undertaker.
- WWE ECW Live !! on The Sci-Fi Channel ...... Big Show d Tommy Dreamer ... Kofi Kingston d Mike Knox .... Chavo Guerrero d CM Punk .... Kane d John Morrison/ The Miz via DQ.
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Ch Wrestling on Jun 21 in Chester, S.C. has The Midnight Express, Buff Bagwell and Nikita Koloff.
- TNA taped for Spike TV in Orlando ..... for Thu May 29 .... Sonjay Dutt / Jay Lethal d Lance Hoyt/ Jimmy Rave ... Angelina Love d Roxxi .... Awesome Kong d Leva Bates ... Rhino d James Storm ... Christian d Tomko.
- WWE taped for television in Denver, Colo ..... WWE Heat: Ron killings d Nick Nemeth ... Snitsky d Super Crazy ... Santino Marella d Jim Duggan ... Lance Cade d Jeff McAllister ..... Post-Raw M.E. : Dx d Randy Orton / Umaga.
- WWE Raw on the USA Network ..... HHH / Randy Orton promo ..... Melina d Jillian Hall ....Hardcore Holly/ Cody Rhodes d Paul London/ Brian Kendrick .... Ted Dibiase promo for his son ... Roddy Piper promo .... JBL / Umaga d John Cena / Jeff Hardy .... Mr Kennedy d Carlito .... Shawn Michaels DCOR Chris Jericho ... Vince McMahon announces a draft show in four weeks and a million-dollar giveaway opportunity for fans this summer.
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