UFC vs. WWE, Hogan Notes, Jake Roberts Returns, & More

Ryan Clark


The latest edition of entertainment newspaper Variety has an article looking at UFC following WWE’s path of crossing over its stars into movies, TV, and other forms of entertainment. The article says top Hollywood talent agencies are looking at UFC a breeding ground for future Hollywood stars.

Daniel Jacobs, was racing Hulk Hogan’s Dodge Viper on the night of Nick’s car crash last summer, has been sentenced to 90 days probation and 25 hours of community service with a $500 fine. Nick is due in court April 14.

You can read stories regarding wrestling legend Hulk Hogan’s alleged affair on MSNBC.com, Yahoo! News UK, PerezHilton.com, and AccessHollywood.com. Several other mainstream websites are covering the story as well, although it’s basically the same report.

Starting on April 1st, Jake “The Snake” Roberts will be accepting independent bookings through his MySpace page. “He is excited at the prospect of coming home very soon,” writes the person who runs his MySpace page. Courtesy of WWE’s checkbook, Roberts has been staying in a rehabilitation clinic in recent weeks to get his life back in order.

Tickets for this year’s SummerSlam at the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis go on sale eight days from now on Saturday, March 8th at 10:00 a.m. This year’s event will be held on August 17, 2008.

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