WWE News & Notes: Foley/Tara, WWE On Demand Content, Lawler, The Rock

Posted by Matt Boone August 9, 2013 1 Comment

-WWE Hall Of Famer Mick Foley performed another stand-up comedy show at Zaine’s Comedy Club in Rosemont, Illinois on Thursday, August 8th. Foley performed the same routine he has been traveling across the country with, however, at this show, Foley brought Lisa Marie Varon on-stage and interacted with her a bit during his set. Varon, who worked with Foley in WWE as “Victoria,” most recently worked as a TNA Knockout under the ring name “Tara.”

-The following content is now available on the WWE 24/7 Classics On Demand channel this week:

–WWE live event at the Boston Gardens from August 15, 1987
–ECW Unreleased Volume 1
–ECW live event from October 2, 1998
–WWF Mania from March 13, 1993
–World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) live event from April 8, 1984

-The Gateway Grizzlies baseball team is celebrating Wrestling Legends Night at the GCS Ballpark today and tomorrow. The event will feature a full wrestling ring, a meet-and-greet with legendary wrestlers and an appearance by WWE Hall Of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler. Lawler will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the game. Also appearing at the game will be Baron Von Raschke, Ken Patera, Rocky Johnson and Larry Matysik. WWE Hall Of Famer Harley Race was scheduled to appear, but as noted previously, Race dislocated his hip recently and had to cancel the appearance.

-The movie “Pain and Gain”, which features Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Mark Walhberg, will be opening this weekend in Australia. David Stratton, the country’s lead critic, gave the film two stars.

-Former WWE Superstar Ahmed Johnson, along with “Gentleman” ed Francis, recently appeared on Legends Radio for an interview. You can check those out online at Speaker.com.

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  • P.P. Johnny

    If P.P. Johnny was still the head of talent in the WWE, Victoria (Tara) would be signed immediately. She would be a tremendous upgrade in a weak Divas division.
    Did you know, Mick Foley went to school with King Of Queens star Kevin James?
    No wonder Foley is doing stand up.

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