News & Notes: Booker T, Hulk Hogan, Kanyon & More
By Andy Steven | July 16, 2005
Thanks to Steven Fernandes for the following: On the 'Video Sales - Recreational Sports DVD' chart, ECW One Night Stand debuts this week at No. 1. Road Warriors: Life & Death remains at No. 2. Wrestlemania XX1 drops from no. 1 to no. 3. Greatest Stars of the 80's drops from no. 3 to no. 4. Judgment Day 2005 drops from no. 4 to no. 5. Rise and Fall of ECW drops from no. 5 to no. 6. Backlash 2005 drops from no. 7 to no. 8. Rob Van Dam: One of a Kind redebuts at no. 20. On the 'Top DVD Sales', ECW One Night Stand debuts at No. 29. John Cena's CD is no. 120 on the Billboard 200, and no. 60 on the hip hop albums.
In today's Baltimore Sun features an article regarding Booker T, which include quotes from Booker and also promoting next week's SmackDown taping.
Chris Kanyon has opened a new website (ChrisKanyon.net). He is also working on getting his old site back up (ChrisKanyon.com) too. Kanyon has a new commentary on his website stating the end of his "retirement" from wrestling and also supplying contact info for promoters and websites and radio shows to use if they want to book him.
Thanks to Corey Clayton for the following: The St. Petersburg Times has a story today about how a court ruled that Hulk Hogan's rooster is not is not violating any local laws and can cock-a-doodle-doo his little head off. One of Hogan's neighbors had taken him to court about the bird, complaining Hogan has more than the allotted amount of animals on his property.