– CM Punk took part in a WrestleMania XXVIII media blitz this morning in Atlanta, Georgia and noted talking to former WCW announcer Tony Schiavone at one point. He tweeted, “Just chatted with Tony Schiavone! That was awesome!” Schiavone, who is the Sports Director of WSB Atlanta, said of the WWE Champion on Twitter, “Just met C.M. Punk . He was at the radio station. Very talented guy, as I’m sure you know.”
-- Here is the latest WrestleMania tease from former WWE Women’s Champion Madusa: “Soooo now that monster jam is done…. Now where should I go? Hmmmmm MIAMI?”
-- Shane Helms won’t be appearing at Sean Waltman and Kevin Nash’s pre-WrestleMania party this Friday night in Miami. Helms has a prior booking with Lucha Libre USA but will still be at WrestleReunion. He is being replaced at the party by Diamond Dallas Page.
-- Today marks the eleven year anniversary of the final episode of WCW Monday Nitro. The show began with Vince McMahon appearing via satellite from Gund Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, the site of that evening's Raw is Waw broadcast on TNN, announcing that he had purchased World Championship Wrestling. The show ended with a simulcast on Raw with an appearance by Shane McMahon on Nitro as he interrupted his father's gloating over the purchase to explain that he actually owned WCW. As noted earlier, WWE has posted several clips from the episode including Ric Flair's emotional WCW farewell speech, Booker T vs. Scott Steiner: in a Title vs. Title Match, Shane Helms vs. Chavo Guerrero in a Cruiserweight Title Match, Sean O'Haire and Chuck Palumbo vs. Lance Storm and Mike Awesome, Shawn Stasiak vs. Bam Bam Bigelow, Vince McMahon firing Jeff Jarrett, Sting vs. Ric Flair and Shane McMahon saying he bought WCW.