Brock Lesnar’s Developmental Pay + WWE Weekend Schedule




— The Pro Wrestling Torch reports that when Brock Lesnar graduated from the University of Minnesota, the WWF and WCW entered into a bidding war over him. This led to Lesnar getting a very high salary for being a developmental talent, in the area of $200,000. The average developmental talent at the time made $750 per week (39,000 yearly).

— WWE RAW Brand is currently on tour in Abu Dhabi UAE, and here is what has been announced for the next three nights…

* Tonight

~ CM Punk vs. Dolph Ziggler for the WWE Title

~ John Cena vs. Kane

~ Chris Jericho advertised as appearing

* Tomorrow

~ CM Punk vs. Dolph Ziggler for the WWE Title in a best of three falls match

~ John Cena vs. Kane in a No DQ match

~ Chris Jericho advertised as appearing

* Saturday

~ John Cena and CM Punk vs. Kane and Dolph Ziggler

~ An 8 Man Battle Royal with the winner facing Jack Swagger for the US Title.

~ Announced as appearing the match are R-Truth, Kofi Kingston, Mason Ryan, Drew McIntyre and Alex Riley.

~ Chris Jericho advertised as appearing

– The Raw crew flies home flies home Saturday, and Raw takes place Monday in San Diego, California.

– Smackdown runs in San Francisco, CA on Saturday, and then in Bakersfield, CA on Sunday. Advertised matches for the Smackdown house shows include…

~ The Big Show vs. Daniel Bryan for The World Heavyweight Championship

~ Randy Orton vs. Wade Barrett in a cage match

~ In San Francisco they are advertising Alberto Del Rio vs. Sheamus

~ In Bakersfield they are promoting Booker T vs. Cody Rhodes

– WWE tapes Superstars, NT and Smackdown on Tuesday in Fresno, CA.

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