Various News: WrestleMania 27 Location and Date, Lashley’s Next Opponent, New TNA House Shows, More
Posted by Larry Csonka on 02.01.2010
Tons of Monday news…
- WrestleMania 27 will be held on Sunday, April 3rd 2011 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. A press release is expected later today with more information. [Credit: Pwinsider.com]
- Vince Russo's book, Rope Opera: How WCW Killed Vince Russo, has been pushed back to March 1st. [Credit: Pwinsider.com]
- From this point on, Ken Anderson will simply be referred to as "Mr. Anderson". [Credit: Pwinsider.com]
- TNA runs in Topeka, Kansas on February 4th, Wichita, Kansas on February 5th and Joplin, Missouri on February 6th. Matches announced for the shows are: Jeff Jarrett vs. Mr. Anderson, TNA Tag Team Champions Matt Morgan & Hernandez vs. Team 3D, TNA Knockouts champion Tara vs. ODB with Shark Boy as the special referee. Also scheduled to appear are Abyss, Desmond Wolfe, Samoa Joe, D'Angelo Dinero, Jay Lethal, and Chris Sabin. [Credit: Pwinsider.com]
- Bobby Lashley's next opponent could be Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers.
- The Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame sent out the following press release:
Mick Foley Backroom Sale At PWHF Fundraiser
Please join us on Saturday night February 20th for a fundraising benefit for the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame - the "Meet, Greet. And Eat with Wrestling Legends" dinner honoring "Chief Jay Strongbow" at the Regency House Hotel (Route 23 North) Pompton Plains, New Jersey.
Also attending is the Hardcore Legend - - Mick Foley..... Not only will Mick attend the dinner, but he will also host the "Mick Foley Hardcore Backroom Sale". Starting at approximately 5 PM, Mick will have items from both his wrestling career and also personal items available for sale . In addition to the sale, Mick has also agreed to include one item from his collection free to each Dinner ticket holder. The total of all proceeds will go to the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Legendary Ring announcer and WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel will be the Master of ceremonies for the evening.
Other mat stars scheduled to attend so far include Dawn Marie, Irish Davey O'Hannon, JJ Dillon, Johnny Rodz, Pete Sanchez, Doink the Clown, WWF Refs Dick Worhley, Tom Savoldi and Billy Caputo, Irish Terry Gunn, Angelo Savoldi the oldest living pro wrestler (95 years young), and many more.
Tickets for the dinner are available for $60.00 by calling 973-897-5033.
Doors open at 5:00 for Mick Foley's Backroom Sale with the dinner to follow at 7:00 and the evening will also feature a Chinese auction and a 50/50 drawing, Stay tuned to www.pwhf.org for further info.