US Wrestling Scene News

WWE: New ECW DVD, TV Ratings, Christy Debuts In OVW, & Afghanistan Trip

– WWE will be bringing out an ECW DVD next February, called Bloodsport: ECW’s Most Violent Matches. The DVD will be hosted by Paul Heyman, and is scheduled to feature the barbed wire match between Sabu and Terry Funk.

– This weeks RAW did a 3.9 cable rating, with a 5.6 share. The show did hours of 3.8 and 4.0 respectively. The SmackDown! special that aired on Tuesday did a 3.0 overnight rating, with a four share.  It did a 2.4 fast national rating, with a three share.

– Last night Christy Hemme made her debut in OVW, at their TV taping in Louisville, Kentucky. She teamed up with Matt Cappotelli to defeat Aaron “The Idol” Stevens, Beth Phoenix, & Shelly in a handicap match.

– WWE stars will be heading to Afghanistan next week on their annual holiday visit to Armed Forces stationed overseas. This year it will RAW not SmackDown! That will taped during the trip.