Former Announcer Says CM Punk Needs To Bulk Up & More


— Rhino & Michael Elgin vs. The Briscoes has been added to the June 24th Best in the World 2012: Hostage Crisis Internet PPV at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. More details available at

— On August 11th, ROH will debut in Rhode Island at the Rhode Island Convention Center, Hall A. Tickets go on sale June 22nd.

— Former WWE announcer Jack Korpela issued a survey to his Twitter followers asking which current WWE or TNA Wrestling Superstar has the most potential to be a major “crossover” star. When a person named CM Punk, he responded, “CM Punk has the in ring talent and great mic skills. Could use a few more pounds of muscle though.”

Another person vouched for Punk’s potential. Korpela reiterated, “He’s damn good. Needs to improve physique though. Hogan, Rock, Austin all looked the part.”

When a person named Dolph Ziggler, Korpela said his height works against him. He wrote, “Is an amazing talent. Great physique, charisma and mic skills. Only thing working against him is he isn’t tall.” However, he then clarified, “Ziggler has it all and he CAN make it. All I’m saying is it’s harder for the smaller guys to get over.”

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