Rise & Fall Of WCW Update, WWE Title Changes, Hogan, More

Credit: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

— Neilsen Media Research had some problems processing ratings this week, which is why no RAW numbers came out yesterday.

— Former baseball player Jose Canseco is doing a deal where he will box someone for charity and the money will go to benefit John Graziano, the man left in a coma after the Nick Hogan car crash. You can get the details here.

— Ric Flair will be doing a meet and greet at Schewels Furniture in Harrisonburg Virginia this Saturday from Noon till 2pm.

— Michael Joy sent in this trivia fact: Either the WWE or World Title has changed hands on each of the last seven PPV events, and eight of the last night. On three PPV events, they changed both titles on the same night.

— News of Ted Turner and Bill Shaw deciding against appearing in WWE’s Rise And Fall Of WCW DVD comes as no surprise to industry insiders, who generally feel that the DVD won’t be nearly as flattering as ECW’s. Ted was always defensive of WCW as he felt it helped him establish TBS and TNT and that wrestling would always reinvent inself, whereas other Turner and Time Warner executives despised having wrestling on their network.

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