The Pro Wrestling Torch Newsletter is reporting that former WWE announcer Taz says he was joking when on Monday when he was asked to Guest Host next week’s Monday Night Right Raw. Monday night, Taz said on his Twitter page: “BTW-WWE asked me to be the Guest host on Raw next week…I said ‘no thanks.’” This began immediate speculation he would not be debuting with TNA soon. Sixteen hours later, Taz followed up by saying he was joking about WWE offering him the guest host position. He said the following as posted on his Twitter page: “Damm, it was just a JOKE! WWE did NOT ask me host Raw for a week! Now my lawyer can eat his Tuna Fish Sandwich & his Mango Juice in peace!”
WrestlingInc.com is reporting that Jakks Pacific is planning to release their TNA action figure line for early next year. Jakks is reportedly very dedicated to the line and will be producing action figures for 95% of the TNA roster including non-wrestling talents. The action figures are scheduled to be in the same style as the UFC line and WWE Deluxe Aggression figures.
WrestlingInc.com is reporting that on July 7th, the WWE has decided to change the October 25th WWE Annihilation pay-per view back to the original name, which is Cyber Sunday. There has been no word from the WWE why this change was made.