US Wrestling Scene News

WWE: Ric Flair DVD, Tim White, Charlie Haas Returning, SmackDown Rating, Dave Taylor/DSW & US Title Update

– Later this year WWE will release the second “Ultimate Ric Flair Collection” DVD.

– The Tim White video in which he tries to commit suicide with rat poison is now on the main page of under the headline, “Not Dead Yet.”  The video itself has the description ‘Tim White attempts to kill himself using rat poison.

– Charlie Haas has confirmed to fans at a Fanslam for British promotion 1PW that he’s returning to WWE. He said that he will be returning to WWE full time after fulfilling his indy and overseas commitments.

– Smackdown did a 3.1 fast national rating, with a 5 share. That is the best number that the show has done since moving to Friday.

– David Taylor has already reported to Georgia to begin his new stint as a trainer for WWE developmental territory Deep South Wrestling.

– It has been announced on that at this week’s Smackdown taping in Philadelphia, PA Randy Orton will again substitute for Booker T, facing Chris Benoit in the finals of the seven match series to determine the new WWE United States champion. Also scheduled will be the return of Piper’s Pit with special guest the Boogeyman.

Sources: Lords of Pain & Pro Wrestling Insider