Source: ProWrestling.Net – WWE legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper was arrested on morning of Thursday July 2nd on suspicion of DUI, according to TMZ.com. Piper was stopped by police in the Hollywood area around 1:00 a.m. and was taken into custody following failed sobriety tests. His bond is set at $5,000.
Source: Pro Wrestling.Net – WWE Hall of Famer Bret “The Hitman” Hart is celebrating his 52nd birthday today. The former multi-time World Champion was born on July 2, 1957.
PWInsider.com is reporting that at the WWE Raw tapings this past Monday, Batista was telling people he is on schedule with his recovery from the tendon tear surgery and that he should be able to begin working out again in about 4-6 weeks. Batista is hoping to return by November at the Survivor Series pay-per view in November held in his hometown of Washington D.C. It was reported he was not happy about missing the upcoming July event in the Philippines since he’s part Filipino and is seen as a national hero in that country.
PWInsider.com is reporting that Taz’s no-compete clause with the WWE officially expired July 1, 2009. It was also noted last Tuesday a video that appeared on TNA’s Facebook page for hinting at a Taz debut in the company. The impression at least for now is that Taz will debut at the Victory Road PPV on Sunday, July 19.