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WWE: SNME Format & Lots Of Figure News

– It has been reported that the plan for the Saturday Night’s Main Event NBC special is that it will be produced as a modern programme, not a throwback to the 1980’s version of the show. SNME will be taped on 18th March and aired later that night in the States.

– It has been reported that Bobby Eaton has signed a WWE Classic Figure deal, so expected a Midnight Express figure set with Jim Cornette later this year.

At a recent toy fair it was announced that Jakks’ has also come to terms with Al Snow, Slick, and Droz for the Classic Superstar figure line.

At the toy fair a number of figures were displayed for the first time including Kid Kash, The Fabulous Freebirds, Lashley, Ken Kennedy, The Boogeyman, Dean Malenko, Harley Race (NWA era), Chris Masters, Rocky Maivia, Bob Orton (modern day), MegaManiacs set (Jimmy Hart, Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake), Bruno Sammartino, Dusty Rhodes, Sgt. Slaughter, (heel) Col. Mustafa, Sabu, and a heel Hulk Hogan from his early career packaged with a new Freddie Blassie.