Monday, 14 August 2006 05:17
- In some pretty big news, at least two of the WWE shows in Mexico have been moved to smaller venues. The September 20th show at the 50,000-seat Plaza de Toros has been moved to the 20,000-seat Palacio De Los Deportes, and the September 23rd show at the 18,000-seat Arena Monterrey has been moved to the 14,000-seat Plaza de Toro Monumental. Turns out that not only was WWE sending the non-Latino Raw crew, but they weren't even sending Rey Misterio. I cannot make up the arrogance of this promotion. [Thanks to Steve Sims]
- Raw tonight features the return of Hulk Hogan after a terrifying near-career-ending knee injury that caused him to miss last week's drug-tested Raw show. He'll be confronting Randy Orton about SummerSlam. DX and the McMahons will do a bunch of stuff to try to put heat on their very cold program. JT Titty will probably be axed from the Diva Search. That's pretty much all we know thus far, though if we hear of any other matches we'll post them here on the main page later today.
- Chavo vs. Rey Jr. has been added to SummerSlam. They announced this on the INTERNET.
- First-ever NZPWI Invitational from Saturday night in Auckland, New Zealand before 450 fans: Lil T b Lyte Playa, Sweet Ass b Davey Deluxeo, H-Flame b Joey Kinkade, Alfred Valentine b Juice, Jon E. King b Cruz, Sweet Ass b H-Flame, Valentine b King, Jean Miracle won a 20-man rumble, Valentine b Sweet Ass to win tournament, trophy presented by NZ wrestling legend John Da Silva. The crowd was the biggest for a New Zealand wrestling promotion for 20 years. I love that Sweet Ass went to the finals. Thanks to the OST.
- Arena Coliseo from yesterday courtesy Kris Zellner: Artillero & Super Comando beat Molotov & Sombra de Plata; Leono/Tony Rivera/Stuka Jr. defeated Arkangel de la Muerte/Hooligan/Loco Max; Torneo Cibernetico: Volador Jr. eliminated Misterioso II to win. Other participants: Dr. X/Mascara Purpura/Virus/Apocalipsis/Satanico/Hombre sin Nombre/Sangre Azteca/La Mascara; Mascara contra Mascara: India Sioux beat Medusa who unmasked as Angelica Avila Lopez, 30-years-old, from Tijuana with 8 years of experience; Los Guerreros del Atlantida (Atlantis/Black Warrior/Olimpico) defeated Blue Panther/Dos Caras Jr./Mistico when El Black fouled Dos behind the ref’s back.
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