Lots of Morning News: Y2J, Rikishi, Team 3-D, Carlito, More

Source: WrestlingObserver.com

Comcast Cable's feed of Taboo Tuesday went "Black" for the entire state of Washington during Carlito's entrance.

During the opening of the San Antonio Spurs-Denver Nuggets NBA game last night, Undertaker's theme music played during Dernver's intro.

Jimmy Valiant's autobiography "Woo.. Mercy Daddy! Welcome to my World" is scheduled to be released at the end of the month or early December. The book will be 566 pages.

Chris Jericho's UK Fozzy tour was a huge success with five sellouts in the first eight shows.

Ring of Honor champion Bryan Danielson (The American Dragon), 24, is talking about going back to college.

Rikishi is now using the ring name Kishi due to the WWE trademark.

Team 3-D have gotten over strongly in Japan, in fact, All Japan Pro Wrestling wants them to work full-time in Japan in 2006.

Roderick Strong and Jack Evans will be working the Dragon Gate tour in Japan from 12/20 to 12/28.

Ric Flair was originally booked for WWC, but decided against it. However, WWE is sending Carlito, Big Show and Shelton Benjamin to WWC for anniversary shows.

On the slip side, WWE is also sending Duece Shade (Jimmy Snuka Jr.) and Aaron Stevens to IWA Puerto Rico for upcoming shows.

With no WWE shows on the books, the 10/22 sumo show at Madison Square Garden drew 8,000 fans.