Dupree-WWE Update, Mysterio/WrestleMania, SmackDown!, More

- The 3/4 Westpac Stadium show in Wellington, New Zealand drew 19,600 fans for a $1.4 million gate.

- Of the 2.5 million copies of "Smackdown v. Raw '06" that have been sold, WWE has taken in $1.9 million.


- The 5/22 Raw (night after the Judgment Day PPV) will take place in Las Vegas, NV.

- Chuck Palumbo received a lot of negative press from the Mexican media during his recent stint with CMLL. It was said he spent all of his time in the weight room and tanning booth, and didn't know how to wrestle.

- Rene Dupree has been re-assigned to the Deep South promotion.

- Simon Dean and Mikey Batts are booked for an independent show on 3/25 in Bristol, CT. The show promoted by Mike O'Brien will also feature TNA talent such as Christian Cage and Chris Sabin.

- When Rey Mysterio hits the ring at WrestleMania for the biggest match of his career, P.O.D. will be there to perform his entrance theme, "Booyaka 619."