July 12, 2008
Honky Tonk's coming to town
By TIM BAINES - Ottawa Sun
There'll be a wrestling show at Ottawa's Earl Armstrong Arena Aug. 8. There are also shows in Hawkesbury Aug. 7 and Kingston Aug. 8. The shows, each starting at 7:30 p.m, will feature Honky Tonk Man, Bushwacker Luke, Carl Ouellet and Hannibal. For more details, check out wrestlingsupershow.com.
TNA PPV FOR CANADA?
On the heels of Ring of Honor announcing it's doing shows in Montreal and Toronto, it's being reported by The Wrestling Observer's Dave Meltzer that TNA will hold its No Surrender pay-per-view in Oshawa on Sept. 14. TNA did not return a request for confirmation.
Nothing yet on the WWE front, with Calgary, Edmonton and maybe Winnipeg anxiously waiting their turn.
The Wrestling Observer says Ric Flair will reappear on WWE TV, on the July 18 Smackdown! (the show will taped July 15 in Charlotte).
GOING, GOING, GONE
PWInsider says Rellix (formerly Johnny Stamboli) and James Mitchell are both gone from TNA. And Ashley Massaro has been given her release by WWE.
It looks like Kane is once again a heel, throwing a temper tantrum after Batista became the No. 1 contender on Monday's RAW.
Former TNA star Wildcat Chris Harris made his ECW debut as Braden Walker ... Snitsky suffered a nose injury in his match against new champ CM Punk on RAW ... Taylor is the new TNA Knockouts champion ... Samoa Joe vs. Booker T headlines tomorrow night's TNA Victory Road PPV.
HAVING A BASH
John Cena vs. JBL in a New York City Parking Lot Brawl has been added to the Great American Bash PPV on July 20. Triple H defends his title vs. Edge and Batista faces CM Punk. The match of the night might be Chris Jericho vs. Shawn Michaels.