Tomko Update, Benoit, Faarooq’ News, ECW; & More

Ryan Clark


A press conference was held yesterday at the Avison Younge Club in Calgary, AB., to announce the RAW tapings on the 30th of May. WWE Superstars Batista and Chris Benoit were present for the press conference and held a Q&A session afterwards. Both wrestlers were presented with Calgary’s White Hat Award which make them honorary members of the city of Calgary. Also, today Torrie Wilson and Kurt Angle were at the Northlands Agri Com – Salon 7 in Edmonton, AB., to announce Smackdown! tapings at the Rexall Place on May 31st.

WWE.com has video of Tyson Tomko getting stitched up in the back after the ladder shot from Kane.

According to the Miami Herald, Ron ‘Faarooq’ Simmons (who is doing PR work for WWE) is one of the 75 finalists for the next induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.

These videos are on Billboard’s Top 10 Recreational Sports chart for the week ending March 26. ‘Royal Rumble 2004’ debuts in the second place, Rob Van Dam’s ‘One Of A Kind’ in sixth, ‘The Rise & Fall of ECW’ in seventh, ‘Andre The Giant’ in eighth place and ‘New Year’s Revolution 2004’ in ninth place.

WWE has added several new merchandise items including a John Cena Chain Gang bracelet and Wrestlemania 21 Jersey to the Shopzone area of wwe.com

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