– The RAW following Backlash is set to take place in Bridgeport, Connecticut on April 27th. A pre-sale will start tomorrow on Ticketmaster.com with the password WWERAW.
– For the record, WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis did indeed contact former WWE Diva Ashley Massaro about appearing in the 25-Diva Battle Royal at WrestleMania XXV. As Massaro stated in a blog post this past Monday, while she’d love nothing more than to participate at the event, she can’t at this time due to some personal issues she’s currently dealing with.
– The Stanford Advocate has an article today about WWE CEO Linda McMahon reading to school children in Connecticut in a “celebrity-tinged twist” on a local elementary school’s annual story night, an event intended to promote literacy. McMahon, who was recently named to Connecticut’s Board of Education, told the children, “If I couldn’t have read, I could never have done a contract with Hulk Hogan.” You can read the article at StanfordAdvocate.com.
– Koko B. Ware was a guest on the “Who’s Slamming Who” wrestling podcast this week and told host Tommy Fierro that he should have been inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame a long time ago. “I was surprised, but I tell you, I thought I should have been there a long time ago. The thing about it is it still makes you feel good to be recognized.” He added, “I thought I was already in the Hall of Fame. I thought to myself, ‘If they give it to me or not, I’m already there.’ Now, this here is the real deal,” Ware said. “I know it’s a voting thing or roundtable discussion, but it’s just a blessing out of the sky that this time they picked me. My time to shine.”