Hulk Hogan Rumor Killer, Bret Hart On “Talk Is Jericho” & More

– Regarding rumors of Hulk Hogan being backstage at last night’s WWE SmackDown tapings from Philadelphia, Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer reports that he was not there.

– Chris Jericho’s latest “Talk Is Jericho” podcast with Bret Hart as his guest is now online at

– Ahead of tonight’s groundbreaking WWE Network announcement, has published a lengthy feature looking back at the History of WWE.

“It begins with Mr. McMahon’s purchase of his father’s business in 1982, and ends … well, there’s really no telling. This timeline is divided into six action-packed sections, with each one detailing the events of a particular era in the company’s history: The ’80s Boom (’82-’85); The Dawn of WrestleMania (’85-’90); The New Generation (’90-’96); The Attitude Era (’96-’01); The Postwar Era (’01-’05) and The Modern Era (’05-Present).”