Various News: Tony Atlas, New Japan, Ziggler/RAW, McMahon
– CTnewsjunkie.com is featuring an article on WWE’s Stephanie McMahon and David Otunga visiting the Wilson Gray YMCA in Hartford to promote the company’s B.A. Star campaign. The article also notes that a recent Quinnipiac University poll shows that while voters in Connecticut don’t agree WWE’s programming is pornographic, Linda McMahon’s former association as CEO could hurt her. “Though a Quinnipiac University poll released last week suggested most voters disagree with the assertion the WWE’s programming is pornographic, it also found that McMahon’s association with the company is increasingly hurting her with some voters. Thirty-eight percent of those polled said her experience as CEO of the WWE made them less likely to vote for her. That’s up two points from two years ago.”
— WWE referee Jack Doan turns 40 years old today.
— Tony Atlas, “Wildfire” Tommy Rich, “Bullet” Bob Armstrong and Brad Armstrong have been added to the legends show at the Tennessee Valley Fair in Knoxville on September 16th, 2012. Bell time is 4 PM. Go to http://tnvalleyfair.org for info about the fair and http://prowrestlingevents.tk for info about upcoming shows.
— Here is a video of Dolph Ziggler sharing his favorite RAW moment:
— New Japan Pro Wrestling held a press conference Tuesday promoting top matches for their next big show on June 16th. Low Ki will be defending the IWGP Jr. Hvt. Title against Best of the Super Juniors winner Ryusuke Taguchi and more. Here is the press conference…