Wrestlemania, Orton, Foley, Rock, Sorensen Feb 15 - 11:34 pm EST

Daily Rapp Up by Bryan Rapp

There are Smackdown spoilers from last night's taping in Fresno, CA. WWE announced Randy Orton is out of the Elimination Chamber due to a concussion suffered in his match with Big Show on RAW, and also revealed his replacement following Smackdown. WWE will announce Wrestlemania 29 for April 7, 2013 in East Rutherford, NJ at the MetLife Stadium at a press conference tomorrow morning with New Jersey's Governor Chris Christie. WWE released the Wrestlemania 29 logo emphasizing both New York and New Jersey.

WWE reportedly put Brodus "Funkasaurus" Clay on hold due to concerns over his in-ring work. Evan Bourne was removed from RAW's opening video. Florida Championship Wrestling has several appearances by WWE wrestlers scheduled for the next couple months. WWE posted the third episode of WWE Inbox on YouTube.

Miz is advertised for Cartoon Network's Hall of Game Awards to be taped this Saturday in Santa Monica, CA. CM Punk's term Snickelfritz reportedly started as an inside joke between him and Cliff Compton. Entertainment.ie interviewed Mick Foley about doing comedy, wrestling vs. stand-up, returning to WWE and more. Jim Ross' latest BBQ blog entry discusses RAW, Elimination Chamber, Rock vs. Cena and more.

WWE Studios and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment have partnered on three films for DVD release, including sequel The Marine: Homefront. WWE Studio's film Bending the Rules featuring Edge and Jamie Kennedy will debut in theaters on March 9. Superhero Hype interviewed the Rock about his action figures, GI Joe, Twitter and more. Award winning documentary on NASCAR hopefuls Racing Dreams, executive produced by the Rock, will air on PBS on February 23.

There are Impact spoilers from last night's taping in Orlando, FL. Taz and Mike Tenay taped voice overs for this week's Impact despite Taz missing the tapings to do the death of his brother in law. Jesse Sorensen was released from the hospital today but still has much recovery ahead of him. Eric Bischoff welcome Dave Lagana to TNA's creative team last night following the announcement of Vince Russo's exit. There are TNA notes on Will Russo, Spike TV, Victory Road and more.

Teddy Hart's been removed from Resistance Pro Wrestling's event on Friday in Chicago, IL due to visa problems. BJ Whitmer will return to Ring of Honor for Friday's show in Cincinnati, OH. NWA Ring Warriors announced Stevie Richards for their Battle of the Belts on March 29 facing TNA's Robbie E. Sami Callihan cut a promo on Sabu ahead of Dragon Gate USA's Miami, FL show.

Sean Waltman is working on opening a wrestling school in Florida. Between the Ropes interviewed Adam Pearce about why he's not in WWE's development system, his age, his in-ring future and more. James Guttman interviewed Daniel Puder about Tough Enough, TNA, his Kickstart program and more. Torrie Wilson, HonkyTonk Man, Ron Bass, and Diana Hart Smith have been added to the Miami, FL WrestleReunion event during Wrestlemania weekend. Spike TV's new series American Digger will debut on March 20 with former wrestler Ric Savage leading the diggers.

That's it for today. Thanks for reading.

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