— Matt Striker acted as the ring announcer at last night’s RAW live event in South Carolina. Announcer Justin Roberts was at home in Arizona and is headed to Raleigh, North Carolina for Over the Limit and this week’s RAW and SmackDown tapings.
— Albero Del Rio’s personal ring announcer Ricardo Rodriguez is featured in the latest episode of Santino Marella’s Foreign Exchange, which you can check out below:
— With the recent announcement that WWE RAW Supershow will be expanding to 3-hours starting July 23rd, there are a lot of people within WWE who are dreading the change. Aside from the logistical issues that come into play when taping RAW on the West coast (ie. RAW would begin taping at 4:30pm local time on a work day) – there is the looming risk of burning everybody out – writers, wrestlers and fans.
Some people in WWE think RAW will be back to 2-hours before the end of the year, with the possibility of the first hour eventually being moved to the WWE Network as a 1-hour pre-show.
* Picture: The ROCKERS Reunited – Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty (From This Weekend)