WWE Notes On Orton, WM23, Lesnar/MMA, More

Ryan Clark

From Jeff Sheridan: Here’s a 4 & a 1/2 minute video of Mick Foley’s 3/21 Opie & Anthony appearance – foundrymusic.com/media/displaymedia.cfm/id/14411/page/show_video_number_14411.html

Randy Orton was pulled by WWE from a St. Louis radio interview on KFNS 590 AM in the wake of all the media attention regarding the steroid controversy.

As announced on WWE’s web site, World Wrestling Entertainment will be conducting a press conference for WrestleMania 23 this coming Wednesday at Trump Towers in New York City.

MMAWeekly.com is reporting that a press conference is set for this Tuesday to announce รข<80><9c>Softbank presents DYNAMITE!! USA in association with ProElite”, which will be a Mixed Martial Arts event broadcast on PPV from Los Angeles. The event will be promoted by K-1’s HEROS subsidiary. Former WWE champion Brock Lesnar is slated to make his MMA debut, fighting Hong-Man Choi while MMA legend Royce Gracie will also be competing. Lesnar’s bout is believed by MMAWeekly to be the main event of the show. For much more specific info on Lesnar’s debut and who he’s fighting (photos, videos of past fights, etc.) click here.

Sacred Heart University’s school paper The Spectrum has a story WWE’s Executive Vice President of Consumer Products, Donna Goldsmith, giving a “career day” lecture at the school yesterday. It’s currently the most popular story on the paper’s website.

Mick Foley’s “The Hardcore Diaries” is listed at number 13 on this week’s Wall Street Journal non-fiction best seller list.

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