WWE, Rock, Foley, Punk, Hardy, Russo, Funk, ROH Feb 29 - 11:59 pm EST
Daily Rapp Up by Bryan Rapp
WWE may have shown interest in Jay and Mark Briscoe as well as Adam Cole before learning they were bound by their Ring of Honor contracts. WWE may now be targeting November for a WWE Network launch. WWE posted the latest episode of WWE Inbox with wrestlers answering fan questions.
The Rock revealed a new GI Joe 2 poster featuring him as Roadblock. Monk's Tony Shalhoub has been added to the cast of Rock's film Pain and Gain. Fozzy's been announced for the UK's Download Festival in June.
Philadelphia, PA's MIX 106.1's the Soscia Network interviewed CM Punk about D'Angelo Dinero, getting his friends into WWE, fan reactions and more. The UK's Sportsvibe interviewed Mick Foley about his wrestling career and comedy tour. Jim Ross' latest BBQ blog entry discusses recruiting football players for wrestling, wrestling schools, Wrestlemania and more.
There are Impact spoilers from last night's taping in Orlando, FL. The illness that kept Jeff Hardy off last night's Impact is believed to be due to food poisoning. Jeff Hardy was expected to film footage for last night's episode at tonight's taping. Vince Russo is reportedly still being paid by TNA through the end of his contract in October.
Ring of Honor invited CHIKARA stars to visit their internet PPV this weekend to further develop their angle with the promotion. NWA Ring Warriors announced the complete lineup for their Battle of the Belts during Wrestlemania weekend. RF Video is releasing In the Ring with Dave Finlay featuring his advice to aspiring wrestlers.
Terry Funk may be forced to retire from the ring after his upcoming second knee replacement surgery. Canada's the Score posted part two of their interview with Trish Stratus discussing fighting in a wrestling ring vs. film, working with DDP, Stratusphere Yoga and more. Bret Hart will sign autographs at the Reading, PA Phillies game on June 15.
That's it for leap day. Thanks for reading.
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