Early SD! Rating, Former WWE Star Update, Lots More

Ryan Clark

Last night’s 9/7 edition of WWE Friday Night Smackdown drew a 2.7 fast national rating. The show tied for third with Fox for the night. This number

Stew sent this in: Dateline September 5th: The syndicated Maury Povich show just showed a clip of a show on the Playboy Channel called Totally Busted. On that clip they showed a prank being played on a man where he was hired to work at a mental ward and everyone in a mental ward was freaking out and ripping off their clothes. One of the security folks in the clip wearing white appeared to be wrestler, Matt Wiese, (known as Luther Reigns in WWE or Horshu on Indy Circuit). The episode may be a rerun, but just passing on the sighting.

Alex Bryer sent this in: There is a very interesting article up at WWE.com now celebrating the five year history of the World Heavyweight Championship. The lineage of this championship has often been debated whether WWE considered it the same title as the WCW World Title, or whether an entire new lineage was created when Bischoff handed this particular belt to Triple H. It had now been confirmed in this article that the WWE World Heavyweight Championship IS the same championship as the WCW World Title and the lineage has continued. Paul McWilliams also sent word that Chris Benoit’s name is kept on the list, but no photo link is provided.

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