Notes On The 2008 HOF, Austin, RAW, & More News & Notes

Ryan Clark

Media outlets in Atlanta as well as all over the United States are picking up on the story that the Benoit tragedy case has been closed.

AM RAW on February 9th did a 0.63 cable rating.

There is a new story online on The Sun’s website out of the United Kingdom where former WWE personality Paul Heyman gets two of the female contestants from Survivor to kiss on camera.

Zach Arnold is reporting that WWE’s n*ppon Budokan show in Tokyo drew 7,350 paid. The Ariake Colosseum show drew 7,650 fans.

The new Steve Austin DVD titled ‘The Legacy of Stone Cold Steve Austin’ is released nationwide today. The DVD features three discs for a total running time of 540 minutes with matches from his time in WCW, ECW and of course WWE. 21 matches are on these discs with lots of other interview segments.

The list of names for the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2008 is said to be close to being completed. At this point, Mae Young and Ric Flair are considered to be a lock. WWE is trying to get The Rock to induct his father (Rocky Johnson) and grandfather (“High Chief” Peter Maivia). Dusty Rhodes has been pushing for legendary announcer Gordon Solie to be inducted. Jim Ross has unsuccessfully pushed for Solie’s induction in the past.

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