WWE’s Overseas Tour, RAW News & Notes, Lots More Inside

Ryan Clark

WWE stocks hit a new 52 week high today reaching the 19.77 mark at one point. The previous year long high was 19.48. Stocks closed the trading at 19.76 but in after hours trading it went down to 19.57. WWE is hoping to reach its target estimate of 20.20. The company has a market cap of $1.42 billion with today’s closing.

WWE Superstars are leaving on a massive European tour this week which will take them to Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales, Spain, Switzerland, France, Austria and Portugal. The UK will get a total of 10 shows, Austria gets two, one for Portugal, one in Ireland and four in Spain for a total of eighteen shows in 9 days. The tour will start on the 11th of April and will end on the 19th. Next week’s RAW, Smackdown! and ECW will be taped from London, England. (thanks to Colin Vassallo)

The 4/5 edition of AM Raw did a 0.7 cable rating.

From Devin Cutting: Monday Night Raw is being held at the ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California on June 9th, 2008. This will be the first WWE event in Oakland since 2003. Go to http://www.prowrestlingevents.tk for info about upcoming shows.

During WrestleMania weekend, WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson was asked about steroid use in pro wrestling, reports the Wrestling Observer Newsletter. He said, “When I wrestled, I took stuff they didn’t even have names for. You think Barry Bonds was the first one to take steroids?”

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