Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
— SHINE returns to iPPV on Friday night with Jazz vs. Mercedes Martinez as the main event. You can purchase the event here.
— PRIME Wrestlelution 5: An Enduring Spirit is live on iPPV this Sunday. Scheduled for the show are Rhino, Matt Cross, Zack Gowen and a main event of Jimmy Jacobs vs. Johnny Gargano. You can purchase the iPPV for $14.99 at this link.
— The late Dick Murdoch would have been 66 today. Murdoch died of a sudden heart attack on June 15, 1996.
— The late Fritz Von Erich would have been 83 today. He died of cancer on September 10, 1997.
— There are no pro wrestling shows scheduled for ESPN Classic tonight.
— Damien Sandow vs. Justin Gabriel, The Usos vs. Johnny Curtis and Michael McGillicutty and Alex Riley vs. Drew McIntyre will all take place on today’s WWE Superstars.
— Here are some recent WWE attendance figures:
* WWE SmackDown on August 9th in Tokyo – 5,500 fans for a $520,000 gate.
* WWE RAW on August 10th in Tupelo, MS – 5,200 fans for a $160,000 gate.
* WWE SmackDown on August 10th in Tokyo – 7,000 fans for a $640,000 gate.
* WWE RAW on August 11th in Biloxi, MS – 4,000 fans for a $130,000 gate.
* WWE SmackDown on August 11th in Shanghai, China – 6,500 fans for a $600,000 gate.
* WWE RAW on August 12th in Texarkana, AR – 3,600 fans for a $110,000 gate.
* SmackDown on August 12th in Taipei, Taiwan – 9,000 fans for a $750,000 gate.