-- On April 16th, Vendetta Pro & Traditional Championship Wrestling are promoting a show with the Cauliflower Alley Club at the Gold Coast Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Scheduled to appear are Harley Race, Nick Bockwinkel, Butcher Vachon, Gangrel, DIsco Inferno, Zack Gowen, Jesse Neal, Sinn Bodhi & Stacy Carter, Martin & A.J. & Matt Cross from Tough Enough, Cheerleader Melissa, and Nigel McGuinness as ringside enforcer.
-- According to Bloomberg, on February 16th, New Jersey governor Chris Christie took a helicopter ride to MetLife Stadium. This was to formally announce WrestleMania 29. The public flight records have been released, and the 36-minute ride cost $1,500. Christie's political opponents have used his helicopter logs against him in the past. It was his sixth flight in less than two weeks, and he has more than tripled his use of state helicopters since June.
-- WWE continues their big international tour today as they head to Poland and Ireland. C.M. Punk vs. Dolph Ziggler and John Cena vs. Kane are scheduled for the Raw brand shows. Triple H is not advertised for these shows as he was in Russia. Sheamus will be defending the title against Daniel Bryan for the Smackdown shows.
Here is the updated tour schedule…
* Thursday, Apr. 12: Raw in Gdansk, Poland
* Thursday, Apr. 12: SD in Dublin, Ireland
* Friday, Apr. 13: Raw in Stuttgart, Germany
* Friday, Apr. 13: SD in Belfast, Ireland
* Saturday, Apr. 14: Raw in Berlin, Germany
* Saturday, Apr. 14: SD in Manchester, England
* Sunday, Apr. 15: Raw in Nottingham, England
* Sunday, Apr. 15: SD in Geneva, Switzerland
* Monday, Apr. 16: Raw TV taping in London, England
* Tuesday, Apr. 17: SD TV taping in London, England
* Tuesday, Apr. 17: Raw in Rome, Italy