Wrestling Tuesday / June 11
WWE Raw, live from Atlanta, on TNN :
Jerry Lawler & Jim Ross @ ringside; Lilian Garcia in the ring on the mic... Raw boss Ric Flair says that Steve Austin has no-showed tonight...(Actually, Austin booked a flight home to Texas for himself and Debra, choosing to leave the tapings earlier in the day. Austin was scheduled to wrestle Brock Lesnar, according to 1 Wrestling). Smackdown boss Vince Mc Mahon confronts Flair and challenges him to a match for total control of the company...Flair accepts...( Now, bear in mind that we are in the Southeastern US, on National television, with Flair in a ME...and, you know what that means... yep, time to SCREW FLAIR again )....XPac, Big Show & Booker T d Spike, Dreamer & Stasiak...
Booker gets the pin, then gives himself the credit... WWE European champion Wm Regal, with help from TE's Chris Harvard, d Bradshaw...
Molly d Trish in a non-title match, thus earning her a WWE Women's title match... King of the Ring Qualifier : RVD d E Guerrero... The Undertaker challenges HHH, then the Hardy Boyz...The Hardys answer the challenge, and leave 'Taker lying in the ring... KOTR Qualifier : Lesnar d Bubba... Shawn Michaels cuts a heel promo, then introduces the nWo... The group votes Booker T out... ME: For Total Ownership of the WWE : Vince Mc Mahon d Ric Flair... During the match, Arn Anderson enters the ring to taunt Mc Mahon. Brock Lesnar enters the ring and Anderson bails out. Lesnar sets up Flair for the easy Mc Mahon pin... NOTE: Pro Wrestling Torch reports that Flair will manage, and that another person is coming in to challenge Mc Mahon for ownership.
- Blackjack Brown, in the Chicago Sun-Times, reports that the nWo may turn face, and that the spurned TE2 men may bring their grudge to the WWE in a scripted storyline.
- New NWA Wildside champion Jason Cross has vacated the title and left pro wrestling. The vacant title will be filled @ the Jun 29 Freedom Fight War Games.
- USA Network, CBS and UPN have paid $16 mllion in total for the rights to The Scorpion King. USA will get the first airing in Sep 2004.
- WWE Live in Augusta, Ga : Orton d Christian... Chavo/Tajiri d Conway/ Moore... Kidman d Storm... Test d O'Haire... D-von d Farooq... Hurricane d Knoble... Billy/ Chuck d Tazz/ Rikishi... Jericho d Venis... Torrie wins a swimsuit comp... ME : Hardcore Holly d Kurt Angle.
- WWE Live in Columbus, Oh : D-Lo/ Stasiak d Credible/ Goldust... Dreamer d Richards... Prototype d Crash... Trish/ Spike d Regal/ Molly... RVD d E Guerrero... Bradshaw d Big Show... Bull Buchanan d Waterman... M Hardy d Raven... Lesnar d Bubba... ME : Cage : Austin d R Flair.
- NACW in Lenoir, NC on Jun 8 had Bobby Fulton, Manny Fernandez and Rick Link for a house of 125. ECCW ran the same town half a mile away and drew 225.
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