Pro Wrestling Tuesday / June 10
WWE Raw, live last night from Miami, on TNN.....HHH and Steve Austin tease the name of the special referee for the upcoming Hell in the Cell match at WWE Bad Blood... Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler call the action; Lilian Garcia, in red, is the ring announcer... Goldberg d Rosey... The WWE . Com question tonight is: who will be announced as the special referee??... Rob van Dam d Rene Dupree. After the match, La Resistance attacks van Dam, and Kane does not come to ringside... A tribute to Freddie Blassie airs... van Dam confronts Kane... Ivory/ Trish d WWE champion Jazz and Victoria...Miami Dolphins players are shown on row 1... Film is shown from the UK tour... Scott Steiner, with Stacy, d Lance Storm. After the match, Test attacks Steiner and Stacy... Austin intros the special ref for the PPV, Mick Foley. HHH confronts Foley, and tells him that, for his own good, that he had better reconsider... Randy Orton, with Ric Flair, d The Hurricane, with Shawn Michaels. After the match, Michaels battles Flair and Orton... Jerry Lawler hosts a spinarooni contest with Booker T and Christian. Booker wins the contest, but Christian attacks him afterwards and leaves him lying... Rodney Mack d D-von Dudley... Ross and Lawler run down the WWE Bad Blood card for this weekend... HHH enters the ring, which, like the Foley intro before, is surrounded by a steel cage. He calls out Foley, who tells HHH that he has decided to accept the duty as the referee. The two battle in the cage until Flair and Orton charge the ring to assist HHH. Michaels and Kevin Nash enter the ring, and the teams battle to further the angle for this weekend's ME.
Tuesday Headlines ..........
- WWE announces travel packages for Summerslam 2003, to be held in Phoenix. The Platinum package features a Ringside seat and souvenir chair, two nights accomodations, breakfast buffet, autographs and souvenirs for $630 per person. The Silver package includes all of the previously mentioned, except that the seating is in lower arena and there is no souvenir chair, and costs $378.
- Newcastle's Evening Chronicle covers the WWE Insurrexion event. Click on the link below to access the article.
- The New York State Athletic Commission now requires an annual drug test for every wrestler working for a company which produces at least 6 shows per year within the state.
- MSNBC will unveil a new program with Jesse Ventura by summer's end, going head-to -head with Larry King on CNN and Hannity and Colmes on Fox.
- WWE has signed Chaotic Wrestling's Aaron Stevens to a developmental contract.
- Alternative Ch Wrestling Live in High Point, NC... Tyme d Sanchez... Smooth d Grease... George Hines d Corey Edsel... Rob Mc Bride d Loco/ Joe Storm... Pat Friday d American Ninja... Dr Lucha d American Eagle (Hines)... Attitude/ Rainz d Silva/ LA Wild One.... ACW returns to High Point on Aug 2.
- Condolences to Dusty and Dustin Runnels on the death of their mother/grandmother this past weekend.
- The Rock was seen @ the Miami Dolphins training camp, and in Los Angeles @ an AIDS fundraiser this past weekend.
- WWE is giving away a Gateway PC @ the WWE Raw tapings on June 23 in NYC's MSG. The lucky winner will receive the PC from Trish Stratus.
- Look for Stacy Kiebler in a six-page photo layout in STUFF mag's July issue.
Babes, Etc ..........
Pro Wrestling Monday / June 9
Wrestling Bodyslam . Com
April and Chyna
Newcastle Evening Chronicle : WWE Insurrextion
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