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>> OPENING WORDS FROM THE EDITORBy Colin Vassallo, [Editor@...]
Our own resident 'King' dropped me a line to tell you that his article
Culture Shock will return after WrestleMania. The lucky bastard is
traveling to the US from Europe and will watch the event at the VIP
section in WWF New York. Yes, it looks like it's good to be the king. He
told me to tell you that when the WWF cameras cut to a WWF NY scene,
look for a handsome guy, that will be him. HAH! Bastard!
Not a lot of news today, pretty quiet for a WrestleMania weekend. Back
BMW. Suzuki. Triumph. Harley. eBay Motors.
>> WORLD WRESTLING FEDERATION NEWShttp://www.wrestling-online.com/newsstation
> WWF CLOSES DEAL WITH AOL TIME WARNER- A week after a deal was announced that WWFE, Inc., acquired WCW from
AOL Time Warner, today both parties closed the transaction to make it
official. Last week the WWF signed a binding letter but now the paper
work is done. No financial information has been released yet but the
numbers will probably be released in the next WWFE quarter earnings
> SMACKDOWN RATING!- Smackdown! received a 4.9 rating with 7.0 share for last night's
broadcast on UPN as the last stop for WrestleMania. That is up from last
week's 4.2 rating.
> MOTORHEAD AT WRESTLEMANIA- On their official website, Motorhead said that they will be at
WrestleMania this Sunday in Houston, TX., to perform Triple H's theme
"The Game". Limp Bizkit are also rumored to be at WrestleMania
performing Undertaker's theme 'Rolling'
> OKERLUND, HEENAN AT AXXESS- Jim Ross announced today that both Gene Okerlund and Bobby 'The Brain'
Heenan will be appearing at WWF Axxess, the huge fan festival leading up
to WrestleMania. Ross said that no plans are in store for these two
former WWF employees to be part of the WWF.
> WWF STOCK- Stocks closed at 13.36, a 1.98% increase over the previous trade. The
day's range was 13.10 - 13.50.
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>> WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING NEWShttp://www.wrestling-online.com/newsstation
> ROSS SPEAKS ON WCW- Jim Ross spoke about WCW in today's Ross Report over at WWF.COM . Ross
said that in the next two or three weeks, a talent roster, staff,
agents, ring crew, announcers and other key WCW employees will be
assembled to get the new company up and running. Ross emphasized that
both the TV taping in May and the Saturday night TV slot are still
tentative and could be changed.
> FORMER EMPLOYEES TO START A NEW FED?- Rumors are flying around that Jeff Jarrett and WCW official JJ Dillon
are both working to start up a new federation of their own. Jarrett and
Dillon aren't on best terms with the World Wrestling Federation and a
return is highly unlikely. Jarrett's father Jerry was also at one time
leading a team of his own to purchase WCW. In the meantime, Dusty Rhodes
announced that his federation will be having a pay-per-view in fall of
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