RAW, Cena, Rock, TNA, Douglas, Hart, Nash Mar 19 - 11:27 pm EDT
Daily Rapp Up by Bryan Rapp
Friday's Smackdown scored a 2.0 rating. WWE was in New York City, NY yesterday with John Cena over Kane. Tomorrow's Smackdown and NXT will be taped in Newark, NJ. Lord Tensai is Matt "Albert/A-Train" Bloom, despite denying he'd re-signed with WWE over the weekend.
John Cena was involved in a car accident today when his SUV was rear-ended by a tractor trailer although there were no major injuries and he's expected to be fine for Wrestlemania. TMZ posted photos from John Cena's crash which ended up involving three vehicles. The Rock worked out at the Philadelphia Eagles' training complex with some of the players prior to tonight's RAW. Flo Rida will perform the Rock's entrance at Wrestlemania.
WWE partnered with the Ryan Seacrest Foundation to visit kids at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Jim Ross reports that WWE resolved its issues with the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission ban on combat sports and they'll be able to run shows there in October. WWE posted the latest episode of Are You Serious featuring clips of the Dungeon of Doom and Mordecai.
There are off air notes from last night's Victory Road PPV. TNA issued a press release on June's Slammiversary PPV. TNA's Lockdown PPV will be available at select movie theaters around the country. TNA's DVD distribution company Navarre is leaving the business leaving TNA without distribution to retail channels beyond their own website.
AAA held their Rey de Reyes show yesterday with El Mesias over Jeff Jarrett to win the AAA Mega Heavyweight Title. NWA Ring Warriors announced Chance Prophet vs. Kahagas in a Russian chain four corners weapons match for their Battle of the Belts show on March 29 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. SHIMMER taped two more volumes yesterday. Dragon Gate USA posted promotional videos for their Wrestlemania weekend event on March 31.
Extreme Reunion released a promo video with Raven. Extreme Reunion tried to build up a surprise for tonight which turned out to be Shane Douglas unmasking in the crowd at RAW before he was escorted out. Kayfabe Commentaries released a trailer for their YouShoot: Shane Douglas video.
Torontoist has an article on Bret Hart judging a Catch-23 improv show at Comedy Bar. The UK's Sun interviewed Kevin Nash about Undertaker vs. Triple H, working with CM Punk, future plans and more. Ford Denny interviewed Maria about joining Ring of Honor, CM Punk, her current projects and more. MVP teased the possibility of a WWE return on Twitter.
Jim Neidhart is still incarcerated following his March 14 arrest for a 2010 contempt of court charge with a hearing scheduled for March 24. Stacy Keibler is reportedly in talks to serve as a host on Simon Cowell's X-Factor series. The Miami Herald interviewed Linda Hogan about her involvement in VH-1's Couples Therapy reality series.
That's it for today. Thanks for reading.
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