Impact, AJ, Punk, McMahons, Nash, TNA, Batista Aug 09 - 11:59 pm EDT
Daily Rapp Up by Bryan Rapp
The Smackdown crew was in Tokyo, Japan today with Sheamus over Big Show/Lohn Laurinaitis. The Smackdown crew is in Tokyo, Japan again tomorrow. ESPN's Playbook interviewed AJ about playing video games, possibly appearing in WWE 13, sudden popularity and more. John Cena Touted about his appearance at the Chicago Comic Con tonight. Randy Orton says he's not working at Summerslam.
The Southtown Star interviewed CM Punk about winning the WWE Championship in Chicago, IL, John Cena, comic books and more. TMZ noted CM Punk's about Nike signing Jon "Bones" Jones following his May DUI. CM Punk is scheduled for the next NXT TV taping in two weeks.
Vince and Linda McMahon released information on their 2011 tax returns showing earnings of $24.1 million, down from about $30 million in 2010. WWE issued a press release on their new Saturday morning show on CW. WWE named Perkins Miller as Executive Vice President, Digital Media reporting to Stephanie McMahon.
The latest TNA Today features Magnus. TNA is working on a new Jeff Hardy DVD for release in October. The UK's Sun has an article on Miss Tessmacher as she's been added to TNA's January UK tour. Joey Ryan posted a Gut Check Open Letter.
Batista's upcoming MMA debut for Fighting MMA will air live on DirecTV PPV. Scotland Tonight interviewed Mick Foley about transitioning from wrestling to comedy, the reality of wrestling, his fanbase and more. Busted Open interviewed Kevin Nash about wrestler size, CM Punk, WWE production and more. The paparazzi caught Stacy Keibler and Torrie Wilson out jogging near George Clooney's home.
That's it for today. Thanks for reading.
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