Florida Championship Wrestling sent this in: ** Meet World Champ CM Punk
and Layla In Person ** Pt. Charlotte, Florida – July 1, 2009 The Summer Heat is on as Florida Championship Wrestling presents a Super Show in Punta Gorda on July 15th, 2009 at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center. The highlight of this super show is a special meet and greet autograph session with current World Champ CM Punk. Joining CM Punk in the autograph session will be WWE Divas Maria and Layla. The meet and greet runs from 7 – 8 pm. The card features a 20 Man Over the Top Battle Royal, Florida Heavyweight Title Match, a Florida Tag Team Title Match, and a Divas Match. Superstars scheduled to appear include RAW's Rosa Mendes and Alicia Fox, Smackdown's Ricky Ortiz, Tyson Kidd, and Natalya, ECW's DJ Gabriel, Sheamus, and Yos--tatsu, Bell time is at 8pm, doors open at 6pm. Tickets start at just $10 for kids and $15 for adults for general admission tickets. Gold Circle Ringside tickets are $30 and include reserved seating in row 1-2, a VIP reception with CM Punk, Maria, and Layla and a free personalized picture. VIP reception is from 6- 7 pm in the Gold Room.Catch some of the present and future WWE Superstars in action at this super show.
PhilStar.com has posted an interview with ECW champion Tommy Dreamer, who talks about how he keeps himself in shape, WWE's upcoming tour of the Philippines and more.
TNA Wrestling superstar Mick Foley was at Yankee Stadium in New York on Wednesday for the Yankees' 4-2 win over the Seattle Mariners. Foley, a New York native, was shown on the jumbotron several times during the game and received a good reaction from the crowd. He was was later named the "fan of the game".
ROH attendance figures courtesy of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter:
* 6/26 in Detroit, MI: 575 fans.
* 6/27 in Chicago Ridge, IL: 700 fans.
WWE attendance figures courtesy of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter:
* 6/27 in Reno, NV (Supershow): no word on attendance.
* 6/28 in Sacramento, CA (The Bash PPV): 11,000 fans.
* 6/29 in San Jose, CA (Raw tapings): 10,500 fans.
* 6/30 in Fresno, CA (Smackdown/ECW tapings): no word on attendance.
* 7/1 in Bakersfield, CA (Smackdown/ECW tapings): no word on attendance.