WWE Sues Major ‘Mania Sponsor, ROH Title, Torrie, Flair

Ryan Clark


Nigel McGuinness defeated Go Shiozaki to retain the Ring of Honor World Championship today at Korakuen Hall in Japan. McGuinness will be defending his ROH Championship this Friday against Chris Hero in a cage match and on Saturday against Roderick Strong in Chicago. Necro Butcher will not be appearing on Fridayâ<80><99>s ROH show in Dayton, however he is scheduled for Saturday’s show in Chicago.

Stone Cold Steve Austinâ<80><99>s movie, The Condemned reached number six in the Australiaâ<80><99>s most rented DVD overall this past week.

WWE Diva Torrie Wilson and Ric Flair are confirmed to be at the 2008 Washington DC Auto Show on Wednesday, January 23rd. Fans will be able to meet Torrie Wilson and Ric Flair, however tickets are required for the auto Show admission which are $12 for adults and $5 for children. Torrie Wilson and Ric Flair will be there between 5pm and 7pm.

The sponsors of last yearâ<80><99>s WrestleMania PPV, 360 OTC, have been sued by World Wrestling Entertainment for failing to pay sponsorship deal which amounts to $1,176,470.

The parent company of 360 OTC, IAHL Corporation, has since changed names, Air, Sea and Ground, Inc., and Rockford-Montgomery Labs, Inc., who are associated with the sponsorship deal have also been sued by WWE. 360 OTC were given the best placements during the road to WrestleMania with WWE advertising print, online, on television and billed the product as the ‘official pain relief’ for WrestleMania 23.

The company does admit that they owe payments to WWE, however WWE are claiming that they are reusing to pay them. WWE are demanding for a full payment including percentage of profits that 360 OTC did from the WWE deal, court costs as well as having to stop using WWE intellectual properties on their website to promote any products.

The lawsuit between WWE and 360 OTC was filed last week in Georgia.

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