Huge Update: WWE/DSW, SD!, Stacy Kiebler, Lots More

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As a result of WWE severing ties with the Deep South Wrestling, Jody Hamilton has decided to shut down operations. Apparently one the reasons WWE decided to cut ties with Deep South is due to Hamilton agreeing to a television deal with Canada’s The Fight Network without seeking permission with WWE.

CW network starts broadcasting in El Paso Friday. Good news for Smackdown fans in El Paso.

Hulk Hogan made another one of his infamous calls into the Bubba the Love Sponge show last week. According to Hogan he got word that Vince McMahon was “freaked out” about the upcoming Memphis show. Bubba then tuned in and said that he tried to get 4 $60 tickets in the “largest section” and couldn’t, Bubba said the ticket sales were “doing great”. Bubba was very excited and said that he is now officially on the card and will wrestle, he then went on to talk about his salary negotiations for the show. Bubba said he told the promoter a certain price, the promoter then said he could do half that, Bubba said he only agreed to the deal because he wanted to be on the show with Hogan. Bubba said that he will be on the Howard Stern show next week to promote the Memphis show, Bubba also said that Howard 100 reporters will be covering the show. Hogan said that he will be smoking weed today because it was 4/20.

WWE will be teaming up with Opie and Anthony to send one winner and a guest to the Traveling Virus Tour at the PNC Bank Arts Center on Saturday, August 25th and SummerSlam from the Continental Airlines Arena the next day in East Rutherford, NJ. Several WWE Superstars appear on the Opie & Anthony radio show and the duo enjoy a nice relationship with WWE. The SummerSlam pay-per-view is sold out. Info

about the promotion will soon be released on WWE’s web site, (thanks to Colin Vassallo)

Missy Hyatt let me know that she has posted never seen before backstage wrestling footage of “The First Lady Of Wrestling” at

Stacy Keibler has advanced to the final four in’s March Babeness tournament. The final four has Keibler against Carmen Electra and Jessica Alba vs. Alyssa Milano.

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