Breaking News: Lawler/Hogan Match Off Due to WWE
By Ryan Clark | April 12, 2007
-The FedEx forum called WWE to make sure it was "OK" that the show was ran there, since it is a place WWE runs regularly. Reportedly WWE was fine with it, until Hogan's name came up. It is being said that WWE officials tried to get the Forum to cancel and the show, but were refused. Hogan went onto say that WWE then offered to pay Cory Macklin's deposit back, plus interest but were turned down by Macklin.
-Paul Wight was at the press conference and put over Hogan as an important influence on his career. Macklin made a comment that, "The Big Show must go on" and Wight replied, "I renounce my slave name. My name is Paul Wight." Wight also claimed to be 60lbs lighter and feeling the best he has in 10-years.