-The WWE has not been present at many of Viacom’s, UPN, or Spike TV events lately making it seem as though they could be leaving after this year. Negotiations are still ongoing, but USA has also entered the picture strongly and would like to put together a schedule of both RAW & NFL Sunday Night Football, which they are bidding on. Vince McMahon has said in the past that he believes part of the the decrease in ratings occured when WWE left USA for Spike TV, because USA was just a stronger channel.
-Ric Flair was the main attraction on the recent trip of several WWE Superstars to visit Iraq. Flair was signing everything from medals to bombs and was also offered a few medals from the troops. Chris Benoit, Lita, Trish Stratus, Val Venis, and Hurricane were a few of the other stars who made the trip.
-There is a rumor going around the locker room that Bob Holly would have not attacked Rene Dupree without someone from management’s blessing. “(Holly) has his job still because he does what’s asked of him by management,” says one WWE wrestler.