Cena Returning NASCAR’s Favor, RAW, SD!, & Lots More

Ryan Clark


From Kyle Boggs: Gilette has signed John Cena to teach their “Young Guns” (NASCAR drivers) to wrestle. It will be a series of commercials to air through the season. Cena participated in learning how to drive a stock car last year as part of reality television show. Apparently he’s now slated to return the favor to the drivers.

Rumors are flying around that Sky in the United Kingdom will be airing Monday Night RAW and Smackdown! in high definition in March. The Sky Programme Information website lists RAW in HD on March 17th and Smackdown! in HD on March 21st on their current channel Sky Sports 3 however SS3 does not air in HD. Their HD channels do not have any listings for WWE shows and Sky representatives confirmed that while No Way Out will not be airing in high-def, WrestleMania 24 will be and talks are “currently ongoing” to bring the other shows in HD as well. Sky subscribers have to pay an extra £10 GBP per month for HD channels which is equivalent to around $19 US. (thanks to Colin Vassallo)The 2008 WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view DVD will feature the match between WWE Champion Randy Orton and Jeff Hardy on the 1/14 edition of RAW where Hardy delivers the 30 foot Swanton Bomb off the scaffolding on the outside.

WWE has released a t-shirt for ECW Champion Chavo Guerrero. The back of the shirt features the â<80><9c>Viva La Razaâ<80> slogan. The shirt is now available on WWEShop.com.

The Dubuque Telegraph Herald in Iowa talks about tickets going on sale for WWEâ<80><99>s return to the state.

The Los Angeles Times is the latest mainstream media outlet to pick up on the split between the CW Network and WWE. The article notes that the CW Network is expected to lose $50 million this year.

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