Big Dick Johnson Update, WWE Creative, Ariel/TNA

Ryan Clark

Chris Benoit: Wrestling’s Darkest Hour by Scott E. Williams will be released in January of 2008.

Bryan Avarez is reporting that Chris DeJoseph (Big Dick Johnson) is in charge of writing the current Teddy Long storyline. He walso also backstage at the OVW tapings last night scouting.

IGN has confirmed that Smackdown vs Raw 2008 will feature custom soundtracks for created wrestlers exclusively on the Xbox 360 while the PS3 will get an exclusive feature for entrances called first person mode.

MOC prototypes of Jakks Ringside Fest exclusive Bret Hart vs. Steve Austin 2 pack.

Shelly Martinez, the former Ariel in ECW, will be appearing in Fox’ latest reality show “The Search For The Next Elvira.” The show airs 10/13 on Fox Reality. She is also booked for TNA’s Bound for Glory that weekend.

Billy Kidman, David Young, CW Anderson and Dave “Gangrel” Heath were among those backstage visiting at the TNA tapings this week. Speaking of Kidman, he recently worked shows with Florida Championship Wrestling as Bill Kidman, and was managed by developmental diva Lacey Von Erich.

CBS’ 48 Hours has been interviewing former WWE wrestlers recently for a future story they are doing on young deaths in wrestling.

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