Backstage Talk On CM Punk's Frustration, WWE Technical Director Passes Away, Attendance

Backstage Talk On CM Punk's Frustration, WWE Technical Director Passes Away, Attendance Photo: @AKASez

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

- Regarding CM Punk seeming to show frustration online, people are noting that Punk always talks about leaving when he gets frustrated but the feeling is that he won't leave, at least now.

- Doug Getz, who was the Technical Director for WWE TV as well as HBO Boxing, passed away on December 28th. Getz was said to be very popular and understood how to survive and deal with Vince McMahon and Kevin Dunn in a business where people come and go quickly. According to those who know the situation, Getz will be hard to replace, had great product knowledge and was a fun guy to be around.

- Here are recent WWE attendance figures:

* December 26th in Chicago drew 10,000
* December 27th in Hartford drew 7,000 fans
* December 27th in Indianapolis drew 5,500
* December 28th in Newark, NJ drew 8,000
* December 28th in Detroit drew 6,500
* December 29th in Hershey drew 4,900
* December 29th in Washington, DC for SmackDown drew 9,000
* December 30th in Toronto drew 7,000
* December 30th in Richmond for RAW drew 8,000

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