Three-Hour Raw Scheduled For June, HBK & Nash Autograph Signing, DDP Yoga Larry Zbyszko Acknowledges Online Death Rumors, Son Debuting This Weekend, Expected Location For WWE’s Survivor Series, Foley Appearing On SmackDown, More
April 8, 2012 · 0 Comments
– WWE has a three-hour Raw SuperShow scheduled for June 11 at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. It is the final show before No Way Out on June 17 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. A three-hour Raw is also scheduled for April 23. (thanks to Devin Cutting)
— Shawn Michaels and Kevin Nash will participate in an autograph together on May 19 at the Frank & Son Collectible Show in 19649 San Jose, City of Industry, California. Additional details will be released soon.
— Zack Ryder is the latest WWE Superstar to try out Diamond Dallas Page’s yoga program DDP Yoga (available at www.ddpyoga.com). Other WWE talent utilizing the fitness workout include Chris Jericho, Curt Hawkins, Daniel Bryan, Kane, Mick Foley, Santino Marella, The Miz, Titus O’Neil and William Regal.
— Jerry Lawler appears for USA Championship Wrestling on April 7 at the Old Burns Gym in Burns, Tennessee. The event begins at 8:00 p.m.
Rumors of Larry Zbyszko’s demise are untrue, according to F4WOnline.com and PWInsider.com. The rumor originated on a Twitter account claiming to be the official account of Zbyszko. His legitimate account is located at twitter.com/LivingLegendLZ. He acknowledged the rumors Friday night, writing:
* I AM NOT DEAD !! I can never die !! I am the Living Legend…
* This is my one and only real Twitter account so I want the spud head to quit LYING about me!
* I look better than John Cena and I would’ve beaten THE ROCK !!
Zbyszko is advertised to appear at Saturday’s I Believe In Wrestling show in Orlando, Florida as he will be managing his son Tim in his wrestling debut. Event information is available at www.ibelieveinwrestling.com.
– Live Audio Wrestling says Survivor Series is expected to take place on Sunday, November 18 at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
— Mick Foley has been announced to appear on WWE’s “Old School” themed live SmackDown episode on Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. on Syfy. Other legends appearing include Dusty Rhodes, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, Hillbilly Jim, Howard Finkel, Jimmy Hart, Mean Gene Okerlund, Pat Patterson, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Sgt. Slaughter and Tony Atlas.
Foley said of the appearance Friday on Twitter, “I WILL be on Super Smackdown, where Hacksaw Jim Duggan and I will prove, once and for all, that we are not the same person.”
Piper added, “I’m also going to do Smackdown on Tuesday!! I think it’s time to step up to the plate!”
— Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s WWE.com profile is now listed among both Raw Superstars and WWE Alumni.
— The April 6 episode of WWE Vintage Collection features the following matches and segments: Junkyard Dog vs. Greg “The Hammer” Valentine (WrestleMania), Junkyard Dog vs. Greg “The Hammer” Valentine (WWF live event – July 12, 1986), Mr. Perfect vs. Lex Luger (WrestleMania IX), Lex Luger vs. Yokozuna with Mr. Perfect as referee (WrestleMania X), Curt Hennig vs. Lex Luger (WCW Monday Nitro – November 17, 1997), Video package about Chris Jericho, Christian and Trish Stratus, Chris Jericho vs. Christian and Trish Stratus (WWE Backlash 2004). (thanks to Devin Cutting)
— Lex Luger was among those on hand for last week’s WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Miami, Florida.
— David Otunga, who has never publicly revealed his age, is believed to be 32 years old as he celebrates his birthday Saturday. He graduated from Larkin High School in 1998.
— TMZ published a story on “Stone Cold” Steve Austin’s Texas ranch being hit by a nasty storm this week. His barn was destroyed as violent winds blew the top off. Austin says fixing it “ain’t gonna be cheap,” but he plans to use the opportunity to add more storage space.
– WrestleMania XXIX will take place one year from today at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Regarding potential weather for the event, the Weather.com forecast today calls for a high of 60 degrees with a low of 39 degrees and winds up to 25 mph.
— “Rowdy” Roddy Piper said on Twitter that he will traveling to Toronto following his appearance at Tuesday’s live SmackDown. He was complimentary of the CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho match at WrestleMania XXVIII, writing, “It stirred many emotions. That’s good thing. I have great respect for @CMPunk and @Iamjericho.”
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