RAW, Punk, McMahon, Henry, Rock, TNA, Moore Mar 05 - 11:38 pm EST
Daily Rapp Up by Bryan Rapp
Friday's Smackdown scored a 2.0 rating. There are off air notes and Superstars spoilers from tonight's RAW in Boston, MA. Following RAW, John Cena addressed the crowd telling them his younger brother is now recovering from cancer. Smackdown and NXT will be taped in Uncasville, CT tomorrow night.
The presale code for WWE's Night of Champions PPV in Boston, MA on September 16 is WWENOC. WWE updated the card for their Madison Square Garden show on March 18. WWE will be touring Brazil in May.
Boston, MA's WAAF interviewed CM Punk about Cena vs. Rock, independent wrestling, his DVD and more. CM Punk started filming his DVD this morning at 5:30. The Buffalo Bills' Shawne Merriman took to Twitter to attack CM Punk possibly in response to a past interaction in Costa Rica. Daniel Bryan congratulated Ring of Honor on their 10th anniversary.
WWE's new developmental wrestler Benicio Salazar was formerly Luchador El Hijo del Medico Asesino. USA Network released a preview clip of Miz's appearance on Psych next week. Silvervision released details on WWE's upcoming Clash of the Champions DVD set. WWE's next ECW DVD will be Biggest Matches in ECW History hosted by Joey Styles.
The Associated Press ran a story on some of Linda McMahon's wealthier donors. WWE.com interviewed Mark Henry about his induction into the International Sports Hall of Fame, the Arnold Sports Festival, career highlights and more. Variety reports that Dwayne Johnson's been signed to play Hercules in Brett Ratner's film Hercules filming this fall. Dwayne Johnson also signed on to star in action thriller Ciudad directed by Joe and Anthony Russo.
The Score's Arda Ocal covered the premier of Trish Stratus' film Bounty Hunters. Steve Austin blogged about the final day of filming his movie The Package. Warrior posted a YouTube video on his upcoming visit to New York for Northeast Wrestling.
Dixie Carter says she's excited about the location of Slammiversary on June 10. UNA Mobile Transformation LLC filed a lawsuit against TNA over alleged patent and trademark violations related to advertisements on TNA videos. Impact episodes are now available on Amazon Video on Demand for $1.99 per episode. Colors Network posted the eleventh and twelfth episodes of Ring Ka King.
TNA filmed a video for James Storm's theme song with Montgomery Gentry and Cowboy Troy. Austin Aries and Alex Shelley appear in the music video for Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly's The Real McCoy. Shannon Moore announced he's taking a break from wrestling to work on his tattoo business and spend time with his family. The CW Network greenlit Eric Bischoff and Jason Hervey's reality series The Catalina about the staff of the Catalina Hotel in Miami, FL's South Beach.
New Japan Pro Wrestling announced participants in the New Japan Cup 2012 including MVP, Lance Hoyt and Karl Anderson. Absolute Intense Wrestling posted video of Johnny Gargano's return to the ring over the weekend for Gauntlet for the Gold 7. CHIKARA will return to internet PPV on June 2 with CHIKARAsaurus Rex II: How to Hatch a Dinosaur. There are live notes and backstage news from last night's Ring of Honor 10th Anniversary internet PPV.
That's it for today. Thanks for reading.
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