Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
– WWE officials are interested in signing Hafthor Bjornsson from Game of Thrones. He worked out at the Performance Center last week, and appeared in the crowd at the NXT Takeover: Unstoppable events. While he did work out at the Performance Center, a source that saw him train stated that he did not seem to have his heart in it.
– We just posted a photo of Chris Jericho and his entire family including his son and two daughters + his smokin’ HOT wife! If you’re interested, you can click here to view a photo of the entire Jericho family! Chris’ son looks just like him.
– On Monday’s RAW, Stardust had a ringside confrontation with Arrow star Stephan Amell. Stardust also called out Amell in a RAW fallout video. WWE is looking to start a Stardust vs. Stephen Amell angle, and that Monday was the beginning of that. Amell is a huge wrestling fan and has campaigned to guest host RAW and even wrestle. As noted yesterday here on the website, Amell vs. Stardust is rumored for the WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view event.
– The Rock’s new film, “San Andreas” is up to approximately $55 million at the box office this weekend, doing better than most estimates and giving Rock his biggest opening weekend numbers not including the “Fast & Furious” franchise.
– Here are the recent WWE attendance figures for May 22nd through the 25th…
* May 22nd in Manchester, NH drew 5,000 fans (John Cena tour)
* May 23rd in Starke, FL for NXT drew a sellout of 225 fans
* May 23rd in Worcester, MA drew 6,000 fans (John Cena tour)
* May 23rd in Utica, NY drew 3,500 fans (Randy Orton tour)
* May 24th in White Plains, NY drew 3,700 fans (John Cena tour)
* May 24th in Binghamton, NY drew 3,700 fans (Randy Orton tour)
* May 25th on Long Island for RAW drew 9,500 fans
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