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WWE: Ric Flair Name, Diva Search 2006 & ECW One Night Stand 2006

– A number of Internet wrestling outlets are reporting that a legal battle with Jim Crockett could result in WWE having to officially refer to Ric Flair as “Rick Flair.” That story is unequivocally false—it was merely a joke started by the Wrestling Observer in response to WWE misspelling Flair’s first name in a video package.

– officially announced the news of a Diva Search contest taking place this summer. The winner will receive a $250,000 contract. Signup information will be posted online soon. Casting begins in June. Unlike previous years, the contest will take place on both Raw and Smackdown.

– Tajiri, Dean Malenko and Chris Benoit will be wrestling on the second annual ECW One Night Stand pay-per-view.