HBK To Induct Ric Flair, RAW vs. SD! ‘Mania Match

Ryan Clark

  • IMDB.com has updated the cast list of the next WWE Films production, 12 Rounds starring John Cena. The list removed Al Pacino who was rumored to make a cameo appearance in the movie. The film began filming yesterday in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Todayâ<80><99>s Las Vegas Review-Journal has a new article online talking about Floyd Mayweatherâ<80><99>s involvement with WrestleMania XXIV as it features comments from Oscar De La Hoya as well as comments from Mayweather that he made at yesterdayâ<80><99>s WrestleMania press conference. De La Hoya, who will face Mayweather in a rematch of their fight last year in September, said: “I’m sure he’s going to have a good time and I’m sure the entertainment part of what he’s doing is going to be successful, and I’m not going to worry about him getting hurt, whatsoever,” De La Hoya continued: “Obviously, any visibility a fighter can have is great. Floyd Mayweather is doing a lot of touring and appearances, which is a plus for our September rematch. The more he does, the better.” The article mentions Mayweatherâ<80><99>s $20 million payout by WWE and talks about the storyline between him and The Big Show. You can read the full article at www.lvrj.com/sports/15976332.html.
  • Last night on RAW, William Regal was given a message from SmackDown GM Vicky Guererro challenging the RAW brand to a “RAW vs. SmackDown!” insgles match to determine brand supremacy. Regal announced that the Samoan bulldozer Umaga will represent the RAW brand in the interbrand war. No word yet on who will represent SmackDown! but one name that’s been discussed is Batista.
  • Shawn Michaels is scheduled to induct Ric Flair into the WWE Hall of Fame the night before WrestleMania. With their close friendship and 1-on-1 match the following night at WrestleMania, it is sure to be a memorable weekend in Orlando.

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