Identity Of The Boy In The Rock-RAW Segment, ROH News
-- Roddy Piper has filmed an appearance for Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factor on MTV.
-- Highspots and K&S Wrestlefest are presenting a convention on April 9th in Philadelphia. Among the scheduled guest are Ricky Steamboat, Lex Luger, Bobby Heenan, Molly Holly, Road Warrior Animal, Paul Ellering, Lance Hoyt, The Sandman, The Grappler, Pat Tanaka, Akio Sato, Barry Horowitz, Douglas Williams, George South and Sal Bellomo.
-- The boy who appeared in the segment with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson that kicked off Raw is YouTube sensation MattyBraps. He is eight years old.
-- Ring of Honor will run two shows this weekend. Below is the lineup for their Friday show in Plymouth, Massachusetts:
*ROH champion Roderick Strong vs. El Generico vs. Homicide vs. Jay Briscoe - Elimination Match. If Strong succeeds, the three challengers will not be allowed to challenge him again.
*ROH TV Title champion Christopher Daniels vs. "The Prodigy" Mike Bennett
*Davey Richards vs. Claudio Castagnoli with Shane Hagadorn
*TJ Perkins vs. Chris Hero with Shane Hagadorn
*Michael Elgin with Truth Martini vs. Eddie Edwards
*Mark Briscoe vs. Kyle O'Reilly
*Also scheduled are The All Night Express, Steve Corino, Adam Cole and The Embassy with Prince Nana.
-- On Saturday, the promotion will run "Manhattan Mayhem IV" from the Manhattan Center in New York City. The lineup is as follows:
*ROH champion Roderick Strong vs. Eddie Edwards
*ROH Tag Team champions The Kings of Wrestling with Shane Hagadorn and Sara Del Rey vs. LAX (Homicide and Hernandez)
*Pure Rules Match: Davey Richards vs. Christopher Daniels
*Jay and Mark Briscoe vs. The All Night Express
*TJ Perkins vs. El Generico
*Grizzly Redwood vs. Tommaso Ciampa with Prince Nana.
*Also scheduled to appear are Steve Corino, Adam Cole, Kyle O'Reilly, "The Prodigy" Mike Bennett, Michael Elgin with Truth Martini and more.
I will be attending both the ROH and WWE events on Saturday in New York City. I'll be meeting up for dinner and drinks on us so if you're attending either of these shows and want to meet, shoot me an email by clicking my name above and we'll work out the details. I look forward to meeting you guys!