Another Internet Pharmacy Busted
The U.S. Attorney’s office recently busted a St. Louis operation for illegally distributing drugs. The company is Specialty Distribution Systems, Inc. The New York Daily News reported that HGH was sent from Specialty Distribution to an “entertainer/athlete” who is 6’5” and weighs 276 lbs. and to “a well known athlete in Massachusetts”. It is not clear whether they are referring to one individual or two separate individuals. Source: Daniel Pena, www.rajah.com.
the old saying goes –it ain’t over till the fat lady sings – and it looks
to me like the old gal is just getting warmed up.
CNN reports the DEA has
made 124 arrests and busted 56 labs in the largest illegal steroid raid in
history. “Operation Raw Deal” was conducted over a period of 18 months.
Arrests were made in 27 states, and included Los Angeles, CA, New York City, NY,
San Diego, CA, Providence, RI, and Kansas City, MO. The DEA linked illegal raw
material being sent from China to the US. Other
countries including China that
cooperated during the investigation were Mexico, Canada, Belgium, Australia,
Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Thailand. Source: www.wrestleview.com.
Names of clients have not been released to the public as of this writing but it
is being said that athletes and possibly wrestlers, were involved.
Smacks Down Unemployment Rumors
Ric was at the Dover
Speedway this weekend for the races. He
publicly proclaimed that he never left WWE and that he will officially be
retiring next year.
Last Friday’s Smackdown
did a 2.7 national rating. Source: www.prowrestlingfans.com.
It was noted that the fans
continued chants of “We Want Wrestling!” throughout the phony wedding
Latest on Teddy Long
reporting Teddy suffered a heart attack as a result of hypertension complicated
by a dose of Viagra. Just when you think the story lines can’t possibly get
worse we get this stupid, really stupid story line.
Smith Debuts in St. Joseph, MO
Harry Smith, son of late
superstar Davey Boy Smith, British Bulldog, debuted at the Smackdown/ECW tapings
in St. Joseph, Missouri.
in the News
CM Punk was featured in the
most recent edition of USA Weekend. Punk talked about his love of G.I. Joe.
Letter to Former Wrestlers
The letter sent by WWE to
former wrestlers regarding rehah and WWE’s willingness to pay for the same can
be found here:
Raw Will Ring in the New Year
Final Raw of 2007, New Years Eve, will be taped December 29, 2007, at the
Greensboro Coliseum. Source: www.twnpnews.com.
Latest on Booker T
that Booker T is expected to return to WWE after his 60 day suspension is up.
Both sides are apparently trying to work out a deal.
Capital Punishment II Results: $20,000.00 was raised for the Commonwealth Autism
Fund. You can see the results of all of the matches at www.gerweck.net.
A round of applause for all the wrestling stars who worked the event.
Where Are They Now?
War Games Matches in Richmond, VA
Team Sgt. Slaughter: Dustin Rhodes, The Steiner Brothers and Team Macktion vs. Team JBL: Steve Corino, Elix Skipper and CW Anderson. Winner: Team Sgt. Slaughter.
D’Lo Brown defeated Abyss.
Simmons also appeared.
Where Are They Now
Joanie Laurer aka Chyna is
appearing on Celebrity Rehab scheduled to start October 1.
The Rock will be on Regis
and Kelly September 25 and on Conan O’Brien September 27 to discuss his new
The first three seasons of
Hogan Knows Best will be released on DVD September 25.
Sean Waltman, former WWE
superstar, recently moved with his girlfriend, Ryan Shamrock, also a former WWE
superstar, to an apartment in Mexico. It
appears Ryan now works for a Mexican wrestling organization and they moved so
she could be closer to her work.
Marcus Cor Von may not be
returning to wrestling in the near future.
The rumors are that he took a leave of absence to care for his sister’s
children after his sister passed away. Source:
www.wrestling-edge.com. As much as
we well miss him in the ring, it is nice to know that he cares about his family.
Hillbilly Jim, Percy
Mandoberg, and Billy Joe Shaver appeared on The Moonshine Matinee Report
September 22, 2007. Source: Gerweck.net.
ECW Originals will be
performing in Top Rope Promotions: A Night of Extreme Professional Wrestling,
September 28, 2007, Pal Hall, 31 Franklin St., Fall River, MA.
Further information on the event can be found here: www.topropepromotions.com.
Justin Credible, New Jack and Spike Dudley are scheduled to appear.
Nick “Eugene” Dinsmore
will do his first interview since leaving WWE on Monday Night Mayhem. For
information regarding the interview, go to www.mondaynightmayhem.com.
Dawn Marie is reported to
be in talks with TNA about returning to wrestling. Dawn Marie currently works in
real estate in the New Jersey area. Source:
www.pwpix.net. I couldn't find the original
story but I think WWE released her because she was pregnant.
Hogan’s Driving Records
Two weeks before the
accident that seriously injured John Graziano, Nick pleaded No Contest to a
speeding charge, was fined $1,000.00 and ordered to attend driving school.
Tyson Pleads Guilty
Mike Tyson has pled guilty
to drug possession and driving under the influence stemming from a traffic stop
in Scottsdale, AZ last year. Police found cocaine in Tyson’s possession.
Tyson checked into rehab shortly after the incident. Source: www.gerweck.net.