Lots Of News & Notes: SSlam, Hebner, Hogan, Cena & More

Andy Stevens

Source: PWInsider.com

WWE are currently running a SummerSlam Recall free-view on DirecTV PPV. It is being used to promote the SummerSlam PPV Package that includes the Great American Bash, SummerSlam and Unforgiven for $88.95. Three shortened matches are featured on the program, those being British Bulldog vs. Bret Hart, Triple H vs. Mankind in a Steel Cage, Randy Orton vs. Chris Benoit. The program includes “SummerSlam Moments”, which includes Honky Tonk Man jobbing to Ultimate Warrior; Undertaker leg dropping Austin threw an announce table; The Rock defeating Booker T for the WCW Championship. It also features a short highlight reel set to an unknown song that includes Austin, Rock, Angle, Shane McMahon, Blackman, The Dudleyz, Hardy Boyz, Edge & Christian, Mankind, Shawn Michaels, Triple H, among others.

WWE showed a commercial last night for the upcoming RAW in my area of Hampton VA on Aug 22. They have advertised a John Cena and Big Show vs. HBK and Kurt Angle dark main event. (Thanks to Chad Yalung)

PWU Promoter Matt Henstrock, who was the promoter falsely promoting that Lance Storm would be on his events, posted the following regarding the cancelled events in Halifax and Berwick, Nova Scotia. “Please e-mail me at mhpromotions@gmail.com for refunds. Include the name you sent the money under, a mailing address, and a phone number. Thank you.”

On page 78 of the August edition of Maxim, there is an interview with Hulk Hogan. It is pretty much everything we have heard Hogan say lately such as to the question “What about your daughter, Brooke-what if she wanted to date a wrestler” Hogan’s response is “That’d be my worst nightmare” Although I am not a fan of Hogan at all, I did find it interesting and worth a look. (Thanks to Judd)

Over at Richmond.com features a peace which talks about local residents that are famous. The article has a bit about former WWE ref Earl Hebner, which said, “As the WWE’s senior referee for many moons, Hebner has done us all proud. He’s watched over ladies wrestling in Jello. He’s overseen coffin matches. He’s taken many phantom blows into a turnbuckle. And he’s done it all dressed like a Foot Locker employee.”

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