Report: Wade Barrett & John Laurinaitis Returning Shortly


Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

— ROH sent out the following press release today for their “Boiling Point” i-PPV: GET CLOSER TO THE ACTION WITH RING OF HONOR WRESTLING’S “BOILING POINT” SATURDAY, AUGUST 11th, 2012 AT 7:30PM RHODE ISLAND CONVENTION CENTER 1 SABIN STREET – PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND 02903 Tickets start at only $20! Join ROH WORLD CHAMPION KEVIN STEEN, THE BRISCOES, RHETT TITUS, ADAM COLE, EDDIE EDWARDS, MARIA KANELLIS & more at RING OF HONOR WRESTLING’S BOILING POINT!! BALTIMORE, MD – RING OF HONOR WRESTLING (ROH) is coming to Providence, Rhode Island. The Superstars of ROH, as seen locally on CW-28 (CW – Saturdays 10PM) and world wide on, are invading the RHODE ISLAND CONVENTION CENTER, SATURDAY, AUGUST 11th, 2012 AT 7:30PM for a night of hard hitting action featuring the Ring of Honor Superstars and will be broadcast LIVE via iPPV! TICKETS: On sale at or at the Dunken Donuts Center Box Office – 1 Sabin Street, Providence, RI 02903 Matches and ROH Stars signed for BOILING POINT include: ROH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – ROH World Champion KEVIN STEEN defends his championship against Chikara Grand Champion EDDIE KINGSTON. TAG TEAM WAR – MARK & JAY BRISCOE take on “ZOMBIE PRINCESS” JIMMY JACOBS & STEVE CORINO. BORDER WARS REMATCH

JAY LETHAL takes on “THE SICILIAN PSYCHOPATH” TOMMASO CIAMPA W/ RD Evans. DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR IX REMATCH – “UNBREAKABLE” MICHAEL ELGIN goes one on one with the “OUTLAW” CHARLIE HAAS. Also Signed to Appear: ROH World TV Champion, ADAM COLE, “Die Hard” EDDIE EDWARDS, “The Prodigy” MIKE BENNETT w/ Maria Kanellis & Brutal Bob Evans And More!!!! TICKETS: On sale at or at the Dunken Donuts Center Box Office – 1 Sabin Street, Providence, RI 02903

— The latest on Wade Barrett’s WWE return is that he’ll be back following the SummerSlam pay-per-view. There was a rumor that he’d be appearing at the 1,000th RAW event but that doesn’t look to be happening now. Sources report that WWE creative already has a plan in place for him when he returns.

— According to WWE sources, former RAW General Manager John Laurinaitis will be returning to WWE television during the next several months. There is no word on what his current role will be as of this writing. Laurinaitis has continued to work live events since being “fired” on RAW several weeks ago. He has been teaming with The Big Show to take on John Cena in handicap matches.

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