The Rock Backing WWE Star + ROH Stars To WWE?, More


Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

— Ring of Honor wrestlers Mark and Jay Briscoe are no longer scheduled to take part in a tryout camp with WWE in Orlando. Adam Cole, another ROH talent, is still expected to be involved.

— Some new details have been revealed about the lawsuit WWE has filed against Solar Entertainment Corp. in the Philippines. The lawsuit, filed on 1/25, is in regards to the outlet as an international television partner with WWE. Both parties went into business back in October 2007 with the agreement expiring in March 2012. WWE claims Solar has failed to pay WWE what they are owed under separate agreements for WWE programming that would run on free TV, Pay Per View and a “2011 Deal Memo” for additional material that the two sides had been working on. WWE claims they are owed $960,105.92 and have yet to receive any of the money. They also noted they are owed an additional $21,601.92 in regards to the 2011 deal memo for a grand total of $981,707.84.

— New WWE Champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson tweeted out a photo of him working out in a WWE ring with Michael McGillicutty (Joe Hennig). The Rock is now behind him and Triple H has reportedly always been a big backer as well.

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