Wrestling Thursday / May 23
Tonight on WWF Smackdown, taped on Tues night in Tupelo: HHH d Lance Storm... Kurt Angle- Maven promo... Stacy dances... Test d Randy Orton... HHH-Storm-Test-promo... Edge/ Maven d Angle/ Christian... D-von d Rikishi... Hurricane d Chavo, Jr... Chris Jericho d Mark Henry... ME: Hulk Hogan annnounces his retirement, and Vince Mc Mahon, and The Undertaker, interrupt.
- This coming weekend marks the debut of the new WWE syndicated lineup. The first episode of WWE Velocity, to air Sat night on TNN, was taped prior to Smackdown on Tues night: Kidman d Tajiri... Trish d Stacy in a gimmick match... Hardcore Holly d Val Venis.
- Mean Gene's Burgers is now open in San Diego. The franchise is owned by Gene Okerlund, former WWF and WCW announcer, now back with WWE on TNN.
- Evan Karagias is filming an appearance on NBC's Passions. Karagias plays the role of a pro wrestler.
- NWA TNA has signed former WCW announcer Mike Tenay to complete the three-man team for its ppv telecasts, which begin on Wed Jun 19.
- Former WWF and WCW writer Vince Russo has penned a book about his days in the WWF.
- Davey Boy Smith died of heart failure due to steroid use, according to the Calgary Sun. His father has determined that there will be a memorial service in Calgary, and the body will be buried in Manchester, England.
- Rey Mysterio, Jr & Horace Hogan are now competing in Heartland Wrestling, awaiting the call-up to join WWE.
- For any of you who care, the Hulkster has a new WWE website @ www.redandyellow.com.
- The Scorpion King will soon surpass the $100 million mark.
- 30, 000 tix have been sold for the upcoming Aug 10, WWE show in Melbourne.
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