– On WWE.com ‘ s main page, Cowboy Bob Orton gives his predictions on SummerSlam, gunning for: fellow old-schooler Hulk Hogan, Cena, Batista, Hardy, Rey, Benoit, Angle, and, of course, his son Randy.
– WWE will be doing a Smackdown The Vote rally on August 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Wal-Mart in Sanford, FL.
– Over at GameSpot.com now features information on Pro Wrestling X, and alternative to the WWE wrestling games. This isn’t a Japan import either. It’s an American company trying to make a genuine alternative product to the WWE games. The first paragraph sums up the audience they are going for pretty well: “In the years since the WWE virtually monopolized the professional wrestling market, fans of the “sport” have grown increasingly splintered. The mainstream fans of the WWE remain intact, but it takes only a few glances at Internet wrestling forums to discover that a sizable number of people have become disenfranchised with the WWE and its brand of sports entertainment. Some look to alternatives, such as the upstart NWA-TNA promotion or the indy favorite Ring of Honor. Others look overseas to the many Japanese promotions that are hugely popular within the country.”