Jim Ross has posted the following on JRsBarBQ.com, regarding tonight's Bret Hart Appreciation Night after Raw:
"I did an interview for a Calgary newspaper early this morning that I assume will go into tomorrow's paper in Calgary about Bret Hart who will be honored tonight in his hometown. Easy to talking about that topic as Bret was one of the best in ring performers I ever saw and could maximize the presentation of a match with any talent with whom he was booked."
WWE Teases CM Punk's Return for Payback
The June edition of WWE Magazine has posted a feature in anticipation of the Payback PPV on 6/16, and the article is teasing CM Punk's return for the show with the following:
Punk’s Best Chicago Moments
– No one else has made the most of a hometown crowd than CM Punk. WWE Payback hails from Chi-Town, and if the moments below are any indication, it’s going to be another big night for him.
The following Chicago moments are mentioned:
1. Extreme Rules 2012 (CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho)
2. Money in the Bank 2011 (CM Punk vs. John Cena)
3. Raw-January 19,2009
4. Wrestlemania 22