Smackdown, Edge, Abyss, Austin, Michaels Mar 09 - 11:59 pm EST
Daily Rapp Up by Bryan Rapp
The RAW crew was in Toronto, ON today, and tomorrow they're in London, ON. The Smackdown crew is in East Lansing, MI tomorrow. Ted DiBiase Jr. announced he'll undergo shoulder surgery while he's waiting for his ankle to heal. Arda Ocal interviewed Dolph Ziggler about the Elimination Chamber, Edge, Wrestlemania and more.
WWE's latest film, featuring Edge, Bending the Rules was released in theaters today. Ain't It Cool News interviewed Edge about Bending the Rules, wrestling vs. acting, John Cena and more. Amazon released the cover art for WWE's You Think You Know Me? The Story of Edge DVD and Blu-Ray.
WWE CFO George Barrios will participate in the ROTH Investor Conference on March 13. Mick Foley will host WWE's Best of Fall Count Anywhere Matches DVD and Blu-Ray due for release in June. WWE posted the latest episode of Zack Ryder's YouTube series.
Last night's Impact scored a 1.0 rating. TNA was in Covington, KY yesterday with Bobby Roode over James Storm and Bully Ray and Kurt Angle. TNA was in Corbin, KY today, and tomorrow they're in Pikeville, KY. Mississippi's Sun Herald ran a story on TNA's house show in Biloxi, MS next week. TNA announced a VIP package for their Basebrawl event in Visalia, CA on May 6. TNA posted their Victory Road: Before the Bell video.
Abyss trended on Twitter during last night's Impact due to TNA's Abyss' brother storyline. Hulk Hogan did his own version of Lady Gaga to promote fitness. Kurt Angle commented on wanting to fight in Bellator. Sports Vibe interviewed Doug Williams about his start in wrestling, British wrestling, TNA and more. The New York Giants may be planning to cut Brandon Jacobs who recently appeared for TNA following the Super Bowl.
Springfield, MA's WGGB ran a story on Big Time Wrestling's show tonight with Bret Hart, the Nasty Boys and more. Pro Wrestling Syndicate held their Supercard 2012 event tonight in Rahway, NJ with Sid no showing and Jerry Lynn announcing 2012 will be his final year in wrestling. PWS announced Vader vs. Necro Butcher at their WrestleReunion event on April 14 in Toronto, ON. The UK's Preston City Wrestling is advertising John Morrison for an event in December.
Steve Austin's latest blog entry discusses his return to Los Angeles and his plans to work with Shawn Michaels on Macmillan River Adventures. Shawn Michaels revealed he's making an appearance on WWE's Legends House. Episodes from the first season of Shawn Michaels' MacMillan River Adventures show are available online. Roddy Piper's latest film Fancypants is available via on-demand on some cable and satellite systems.
Busted Open interviewed Nikita Koloff about Vince McMahon, WrestleReunion, the Four Horsemen and more. Running the Ropes interviewed Maryse about changes in the Divas division, her WWE release, Miz and more. The Wrestling Road Diaries 2 finished principal filming over the weekend with post-production work expected to begin soon.
That's it for today. Thanks for reading.
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