Various News: Tommy Dreamer-WWE Update, Former Tough Enough Competitor Writes Boo, New WWE Figure and DVD Releases, and More
– According to WWE sources, Tommy Dreamer was at WWE HQ in Stamford, CT yesterday. It may not be worth reading into since he lives in the area and has been a regular visitor there since he left the company. He was also recently on Raw as well though. Dreamer has said he is planning three House of Hardcore events for this year.
– WWE NXT is set to hold its first taping of the year on 1/10 at Full Sail University. Shawn Michaels will be appearing in a non-wrestling role.
– Tickets will go on sale on 1/11 for the 3/9 Smackdown house show in La Crosse, WI, and the 2/23 Smackdown house show in Waco, TX,
– The first ever action figures for Tensai and Damien Sandow will be released in Mattel’s WWE Series 28 set. The wave will also feature R-Truth, Sin Cara, Heath Slater and Rey Mysterio. You can pre-order the set now from our friends at Ringside Collectibles and use code the code of PWInsider for 10% off your order.
– WWE Hall of Famer Sgt. Slaughter is set to make an appearance at the MDA Fundraiser at the Chelsea Piers in NYC on 1/10.
– The 2012 WWE TLC PPV will be released on DVD on 1/15. There is no Blu-ray release planned for the show as of now.
– Here are some new upcoming wrestling DVD releases:
1/29 – The Best of Raw and Smackdown 2012 (DVD and Blu)
2/12 – Best of WCW Monday Nitro Volume 2 (DVD and Blu)
2/26 2013 Royal Rumble (DVD and Blu) 3/19 2013 Elimination Chamber (DVD only)
– Victoria Taber, who was part of the cast of the debut season of Tough Enough on MTV (the season Maven and Nidia won) has recently written an E-book about her experience on the show entitled I Am Not Tough Enough (Oh, The Places I Have Been). It was released last October.
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