Smackdown, AW, WM, TNA, Wrestlecon, Keibler Aug 10 - 11:59 pm EDT
Daily Rapp Up by Bryan Rapp
The Smackdown crew was in Tokyo, Japan today with Sheamus over Big Show and Kane and Alberto Del Rio. The Smackdown crew is in Shanghai, China tomorrow. The RAW crew was in Tupelo, MS today with John Cena over Tensai. The RAW crew will be in Biloxi, MS tomorrow. The China Post has an article on WWE's upcoming Smackdown house show in Taiwan.
WWE released Brian "Abraham Washington" Jossie today, which he says is a result of WWE turning its back on him following his Kobe Bryant rape joke. Shawn Michaels is scheduled to appear at Monday's RAW in Dallas, TX. WWE will hold the 2013 Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Madison Square Garden, and the AXXESS events and post-Wrestlemania RAW at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ. There are WWE notes on CM Punk, Eve, NXT and more.
NBC will air a Wrestlemania 28 special focusing on John Cena vs. Rock on August 25. WWE's new Saturday morning show will air at 10am between Justice League Unlimited and Dragonball Z Kai. WWE's YouTube channel slipped back to #4 from #3 last week with 4.4 million views. Zack Ryder's latest YouTube episodes features video from his trip to Asia.
Last night's Impact scored a 0.9 rating. The latest Impact post-show features Bully Ray, the Robbies, Gail Kim and more. Dixie Carter released an image of TNA's Bound for Glory poster. There are TNA notes on Austin Aries, Jesse Godderz, dark match participants and more.
NZPWI interviewed AJ Styles about his visit to Australia and New Zealand, WCW, 10 years in TNA and more. Gail Kim posted the Food Network commercial for special Wedding Impossible featuring her wedding to Robert Irvine. So Cal Val and Joseph Parks will appear for Direct Auto Insurance's TNA Appreciation Day event in Casselberry, FL. Kurt Angle may be considering a run for political office.
Jay Lethal, Matt Hardy, Shelly Martinez and Rosita will be part of Warriors of Wrestling's Under the Lights charity show on August 18 in Staten Island, NY. Jigsaw will appear at EVOLVE 17 on September 8. TNA Gut Check winner Taeler Hendrix will appear on SHINE's internet PPV on August 17. Ring of Honor released a PSA promo by Maria about Sara Del Rey.
Wrestlecon released a schedule for their Wrestlemania 29 weekend event in Secaucus, NJ. Ring of Honor will hold their Boiling Point internet PPV tomorrow in Providence, RI. CHIKARA released the full list of the 15 teams participating in their King of Trios tournament on September 14-16.
Davey Richards issued a public apology to Kevin Steen for comments he made about him a shoot interview. VOC Wrestling Nation interviewed Dawn Marie about Wrestlers Rescue, Kamala, future plans and more. Stacy Keibler will host Lifetime's reality competition series Supermarket Superstars featuring food product inventors pitching their ideas to potential investors. Billy Gunn commented on working with WWE developmental this week.
That's it for today. Thanks for reading.
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