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The Latest Headlines / Wednesday, November 21, 2007 / 11:00 PM ET
- Matt Hardy was rushed to a Tampa, Flo hospital last night before the WWE Smackdown taping with a ruptured appendix. Hardy is resting well after surgery and is expected to be out of action for 8-10 weeks.
- Travis Tomko underwent emergency surgery today. According to spokesmen at New Japan, it was a torn abdominal muscle.
- Kristal Marshall has posted on her myspace page that the reason she parted ways with WWE was due to a disagreement over an upcoming storyline which she terms morally degrading.
- Today's Wall Street Journal has a recap of the WWE stock situation, saying that the company has rebounded as of late.
- WWE ECW Live !! on the Sci-Fi Channel ..... CM Punk d Kenny Dykstra ... Shelton Benjamin d Tommy Dreamer .... Jesse and Festus d Deuce and Domino ... Kevin Thorn d Nunzio ... Kane d Big Daddy V and Matt Striker.
- WWE Raw on the USA Network .... Shawn Michaels NC Mr Kennedy ... Jerry Lawler d Santino Marella ... Jeff Hardy d Umaga via DQ ... Cody Rhodes d Hardcore Holly ... Mickie James / Maria d Jillian Hall / Melina ... Hornswoggle d Carlito ... Chris Jericho returns to face off against Randy Orton.
- WWE tapes Smackdown in Tampa, Flo ... Dark Match: The Nasty Boys d Dave Taylor/ Drew McIntyre ... WWE Smackdown : TV next week: Edge vs Batista ... Miz/ John Morrison d The Major Brothers ... MVP d Rey Mysterio ... Finlay / Hornswoggle d Mark Henry ... Torrie Wilson d Victoria ... Edge / Vickei Guerrero / Undertaker angle.
- Ric Flair has endorsed Ark gov Mike Huckabee for president. Flair and Huckabee will co-host a tailgate party @ the South Carolina- Clemson game this Sat afternoon in Columbia, S.C.
- WWE did a major shoot with the majority of the roster @ the Estero Community Center Gym on Sat and Mon.
- WWE Raw in Charlotte on Mon will see HHH / Jeff Hardy vs Umaga / Snitsky, plus the return of Ric Flair.
- Maxim Mag's Dec issue has a huge story on Chris Benoit. Follow the link below to access it.
- WWE taped for television on Mon night in Ft Lauderdale ... V Kozlov d Norman Smiley ... Paul London/ Brian Kendrick d Highlanders ... Jim Duggan win ... Lance Cade/ Trevor Murdoch d Shelton Benjamin/ Charlie Haas ... Post-Raw Dark M.E. : HHH/ Shawn Michaels d Umaga/ Mr Kennedy.
- WWE Raw posted a 3.5 rating for the USA Network.
- A promotional war in Georgia has Southern Extreme Ch Wrestling losing talent to Great Ch Wrestlng, which is getting television and offering double pay scales.
- A doping article appeared in USA Today on Mon, with references to steroids in pro wrestling, and to Chris Benoit. The link to the article can be found below.
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