— The reason that Eve Torres has been absent from WWE TV as of late is due to the fact that she filming a new NBC competition series titled Stars Earn Stripes. She is one of eight celebrities appearing on the show, which features celebrities competing in tough military training exercises” under the supervision of retired U.S. General Wesley Clark. The show will debut with a two-hour episode on Monday, August 13 at 8PM ET, which will run against WWE RAW.
Celebrities on the show will be WWE’s Eve, Laila Ali, actor Dean Cain, Terry Crews, singer Nick Lachey, Sarah Palin’s husband Todd Palin, Olympic gold medalist Picabo Street, and “Biggest Loser” trainer Dolvett Quince.
— Here is the updated card for the New Japan Pro Wrestling & All Japan Pro Wrestling 40th Anniversary Year ~ Summer Night Fever in Ryogoku “We are Pro-Wrestling Love!” event…
Card Fight!! Vanguard PRESENTS New Japan Pro Wrestling & All Japan Pro Wrestling ~ 40th Anniversary Year ~ Summer Night Fever in Ryogoku “We are Pro-Wrestling Love!”
7/1/2012 [Sun] @ Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo
(1) KENSO, Masanobu Fuchi & Captain New Japan vs. YOSHI-HASHI, Gedo & Jado
(2) Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask, Shiryu (Kaz Hayashi), BUSHI & SUSHI vs. Prince Devitt, Ryusuke Taguchi, KAI, Hiroshi Yamato & Hiromu Takahashi
(3) Takao Omori, Manabu Soya, Hirooki Goto & “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson vs. Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer, TAKA Michinoku & Taichi
(4) Yuji Nagata, Wataru Inoue & KUSHIDA vs. Masakatsu Funaki, Masayuki Kono & Minoru Tanaka
(5) All Asia Tag Team Championship Match: [Champions] “Strong BJ” Daisuke Sekimoto & Yuji Okabayashi [BJW] vs. [Challengers] “SMOP” Akebono & Ryota Hama
~ 7th Defense.
(6) Tetsuya Naito & Tama Tonga vs. Seiya Sanada & Joe Doering
(7) Suwama & Shuji Kondo vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Kazushika Okada
(8) All Japan Pro Wrestling and New Japan Pro Wrestling 40th Anniversary 6 Man Tag
Match: Keiji Mutoh, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka & Tomohiro Ishii
(9) Triple Crown Championship Match: [Champion] Jun Akiyama vs. [Challenger] Taiyo Kea
~ 4th Defense.
(10) IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: [Champion] Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. [Challenger] Togi Makabe
~ first defense.