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-- The Chicago Tribune has an interview with John Cena where he says that he's excited about his match with CM Punk at Money in the Bank, despite the fact that Punk is "suspended". The site mentioned that they requested an interview with Punk, but WWE decided it would be best if they spoke to another superstar.
-- WWE has a house show scheduled for Albuquerque on September 25th, 2011.
-- The following press release was sent out today: This is to inform you about a unique training/tryout opportunity taking place on Friday, July 22nd at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo, Iowa in conjunction with the Lou Thesz /George Tragos Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame(wrestlingmuseum.org). This year, longtime talent scout for the WWE, JERRY BRISCO will be on hand to evaluate talent. He will be there as in an official capacity as a WWE employee. Also on hand to evaluate talent and give pointers will be JIM ROSS. This tryout is for experienced professional wrestlers only. It will have the following format. At 2PM on Friday July 22nd, there will be a "live show" for invited guests associated with the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame. This "show" will be the training session. You will have a match in full gear in front of a crowd and will be watched by Jerry Brisco and Jim Ross. AFTER the match, Jim Ross and Jerry Brisco will give individual evaluations on what you did well and what you need to work on. For more information on the show goto impactprowrestling.com. In addition certain regional promoters have been invited to watch as well giving you hard-to-come-by exposure to promoters you would like to wrestle for. The cost of the tryout/training match is $125.00. If you have someone you would like to wrestle in particular, you can sign up together. Otherwise an opponent will be chosen for you. Due to the nature of the session, and the tight time schedule of the events for the day, spots are limited. Currently 5 spots are open. Impact Pro Wrestling will having a show that evening as well featuring Jim Ross, Jerry Brisco, Baron Von Raschke, Terry Funk , and HACKSAW JIM DUGGAN TO WRESTLE! Colt Cabana will also be wrestling. To join the session, please contact Troy Peterson at [email protected]o.com. If you are signing up for the advanced camp and we are unfamiliar with your wrestling experience, we may ask for additional information before allowing you to sign up. Thank you and whether or not you plan on training, you should take the weekend of July 22nd and join a great wrestling weekend. It is a wonderful chance to network and just have a good time.
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