Following his departure from WWE, Ric Flair was open to taking special guest referee bookings, however him and his management team decided against that idea in order to respect the sendoff he received from WWE. He is now limiting himself to out-of-ring bookings and his asking price has increased from $10-12,000 to $15,000.
Shane McMahon will be appearing on the “Opie and Anthony Show” Friday morning acting as a judge for their Summerslam contest. The contest will see people cut wrestling promos on two of the show’s producers, Sam and E-Rock, with the person who does the best one getting an all expenses paid trip to Summerslam. The show starts at 9AM on XM 202.
Once again USA was the top rated cable network in primetime cable TV, as well as the top rated network among the 18-49 demographic for the weekend ending on August 3rd. RAW was of course a big part of USA’s numbers, as it was the #6 and #9 rated shows of the week.