The Pitch in Kansas City recently had an article on WWE referee John Cone, who runs a Donut King store in Kansas City with his wife when he's not on the road with WWE. Cone noted that on TV days, his job starts at 7AM and ends at 1AM because he's also a stage hand for the company. He also mentioned how referees may average three hours of sleep per night during their two to four days on the road. Cone has been with WWE for three years now. has an article with quotes from Brock Lesnar about his new MMA career. "I like to punish people," Lesnar said in the interview. "It's a feeling you can't get anywhere else, really. If I did it to somebody on the street, I'd get sued or arrested." For more from Lesnar, which includes his comments on his time in WWE, Obama, steroids and more, check out by clicking here. sent out the following today: As you know, Slammiversary Seven is this Sunday and TNA Wrestling has partnered with us to simulcast the pre-show and a match live at Best of all, it's FREE. Plus, we have some autographed items and Slammiversary shirts that your readers may like. Please email me if you want to giveaway these items from your site. Here are the details for the event: The "Slammiversary Countdown 2009" FREE pre-show will feature an exclusive live tag-team match between "The War Machine" Rhino and "Showtime" Eric Young taking on The British Invasion. The show will also feature the most up-to-the minute news on the biggest wrestling pay-per-view event of the year. You and your readers can catch this exclusive match and up-to-the minute news on Slammiversary Seven at on Sunday, June 21, 2009 from 7:30-8:00pm EST (4:30-5:00pm PST). This exclusive match is free with registration, which can be done at any time by logging on to At 8:00pm EST, the pay-per-view show begins, which can be purchased from your local cable or satellite provider.

WWE taped the following matches on Tuesday for tonight's edition of Friday Night Smackdown:

* Jeff Hardy vs. Chris Jericho
* Dolph Ziggler vs. Great Khali
* Melina vs. Alicia Fox
* Edge vs. John Morrison
* Charlie Haas, Shelton Benjamin, and Ricky Ortiz vs. R-Truth and Cryme Tyme
* C.M. Punk vs. Rey Mysterio

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