- According to WWE’s latest financial indicators, the buyrate for the WWE WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view event has dropped to approximately 1,150,000, up around 100,000 buys from WrestleMania 27, however down from the originally projected 1.3million buys that the company stated.
- WWE superstars Mark Henry and Zack Ryder, as well as WWE Diva Natalya and WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia will be appearing at the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball game tonight at MCU Park as part of Anti-Bullying night. The company released a press release which you can read below.
WWE SUPERSTARS AT MCU PARK – JUNE 27th
On Wednesday, June 27th WWE Superstars ® Mark Henry and Zack Ryder as well as WWE Divas ® Lilian Garcia and Natalya will be at MCU Park as part of Anti-Bullying Night. They will make a special pre-game presentation on behalf of the “be a STAR” Alliance which encourages people to Show Tolerance And Respect for all people prior to the 7:00 PM game with the Hudson Valley Renedages.. Following the presentation the WWE Superstars and Divas ® will remain at the ballpark to sign autographs for fans in attendance. To purchase your tickets for this very special night at the ballpark, call 718-507-TIXX, visit the MCU Park box office or website.
***WWE Superstars ® and WWE Divas ® are subject to change.
- WWE’s re-release of the No Holds Barred movie will only feature a photo gallery as an extra on the DVD release.
- Today is the 10-year anniversary of John Cena’s WWE debut. Cena commented on the matter on his official Twitter account noting, “Thank u everyone for this mornings well wishes. It truly means the world. #hustleloyaltyrespect”
- Lilian Garcia covered the announcing duties on Monday’s edition of WWE RAW due to Justin Roberts being on vacation. The company have considered shaking up the ring announcers in recent weeks, which would see moving Lilian back to WWE RAW, while Roberts will provide ring announcing on WWE SmackDown.
- There are plans in place for Dean Ambrose to debut potentially after Summerslam on the WWE RAW brand, with the creative members working on a storyline for the highly-rated developmental star.
- The Insane Clown Posse, who had a brief stint in the then-WWF alongside The Oddities will be releasing a new single titled Chris Benoit, as well as shooting a video for the song, which is the lead single of their upcoming album. Speaking to FreeP.com, ICP’s Violent J noted that the song is about the loss of sanity and about the snapping and that moment of panic. More is available at this link.
- Dave Bautista’s representative John Ryan Jr is continuing to play up a huge announcement coming from Batista in either the coming days or weeks noting the following on his Twitter account, “For all you @DaveBautista who have been waiting for the announcement you are going to be VERY happy with us,Haters are gonna kill themselves.”
- Tammy Sytch, better known as Sunny during her WWE days, noted on her Twitter account that her boyfriend and independent wrestling star Damien Darling recently received a call from the WWE, possibly for a potential tryout. “My sweet love got a call from the WWE today..fingers crossed everyone!! @DamienDarling.” Speaking of Sunny, she along with Shannon Moore and Sycho Sid have been engaging in a Twitter war with Reby Sky, the girlfriend of Matt Hardy.