Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
– There is said to be a lot of pressure on the WWE referees these days to perform.
– So far for 2009, the top three best selling WWE DVD’s based on number of units shipped are WrestleMania with 213,000 shipped, the History of SNME with 128,000 and the Greatest Stars of the 90’s with 111,000.
– WWE’s website saw 13.4 million uniques for the month of August and averaged 613 merchandise orders per day, down 21% from an average of 778 in August of 2008. The company shipped 152,000 DVD’s in August for a gross of $16.7 million, down from 309,000 shipped and $43.3 million in July.
– Apparently Umaga had a shoot interview scheduled for this past week but canceled and said he might be returning to WWE. Umaga is booked on Hulk Hogan’s upcoming Hulkamania tour.