CNN/Benoit Dropped, Unforgiven’ Theme, ECW, More

Ryan Clark

It appears the piece CNN was working on regarding pro wrestling has been dropped.

On Alter Bridge’s myspace account, they have a message stating that their new song called Rise Today will be a theme song for Unforgiven.

In the 9/10 National Enquirer, there is a claim that Chris Benoit had a six month relationship with a female wrestler in Edmonton in 1986, which resulted in the birth of a daughter. According to the story, Benoit never denied he was the father, and now the mother and daughter want to claim part of Benoit’s estate.

WWE has opened an office in Shanghai, China. WWE starts on television in China in January.

In Canada, Smackdown on 8/17 did 148,000 viewers (roughly a 1.8 rating), ECW on 8/17 did 134,000 viewers (or a 0.8 rating)

The 8/13 Raw in Canada drew 175,000 viewers (2.2 rating), Smackdown on 8/10 did 119,000 viewers (1.5 rating), and ECW the same night did 95,000 viewers (or a 0.6 rating).

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