Shad Gaspard Asked For WWE Release?, SD! Matches, RAW
-- WWE.com announced this evening that Hornswoggle will be square off against The Soaring Eagle on tomorrow night's episode of SmackDown. Also advertised for the show is Edge and Rey Mysterio vs. World Heavyweight Champion Kane and Alberto Del Rio in a tag team match. Full spoilers are on the main newsboard.
-- The pre-sale code for the Apr. 4 Monday Night RAW taping at The Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia is CHAMP. The sale begins tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. via Ticketmaster.com.
-- New names advertised to appear at Tribute to the Troops are Triple H and The Bella Twins, according to Hood Happenings Magazine, the official magazine of the Fort Hood, Texas military base. Also advertised to appear are John Cena, Randy Orton, The Miz, Mark Henry, Edge and Vince McMahon. (Thanks to SPC McClouston, Patrick)
-- Reportedly, all of the names announced during the last wave of talent departures were releases by WWE with the exception of Shad Gaspard, who wanted to part ways with the organization in order to pursue acting. Jillian Hall also claimed she asked to be released, and that she had asked several times before.