— As previously reported, WWE announced via press release that they will be running events in Egypt next month. While the press release lists it as the company’s first visit to Egypt (and technically is since they were named WWE), they did run some shows in the mid 1980s in the country.
— Conan O’Brian had a reference to WCW on the September 3rd episode of his show. Will Forte showed up, pretending to be Ted Turner, and accused Conan of ruining his channel. “Turner” said he formed TBS to combine the great legacy of Florence Henderson & “off brand professional wresting.”
— New Japan Pro Wrestling held a press conference Thursday, which featured Okada signing to face the IWGP Champion on January 4th, 2013. He earned the title shot by winning the G1 Climax Tournament.
— Here is the 9/6 CHIKARA King of Trios report: