[MISC] Samoa Joe, Steamboat, New Baby, Cena, Maria & CM Punk and More

– WWE.com has moved Ashley’s profile from the RAW to SD Superstars page, returned Michelle McCool’s to the SD page, and added a profile for The Miz to the SD page. Kurt Angle’s bio has moved from SD to ECW, and RVD’s has moved from RAW to ECW. Tazz’ profile is on both the SD and ECW pages, with the announcer being rumored to be heading to ECW to do color commentary and/or play a manager/coach role on the show.

– WWE’s Josh Mathews will soon be involved with a new mobile news service that WWE is launching outside of the US.

– According to PWTorch.com, on a recent interview with Powerslam Radio, RAW’s Maria mentions how she’d love to do “Dancing with the Stars” or movies with WWE Films in the future, and on boyfriend CM Punk says “C.M. Punk and I have been dating for almost seven months. He’s amazing. He’s amazing in the ring, he’s amazing out of the ring and he’s amazing in our apartment.”

– The MySpace.com TNA blog has reported that company President Dixie Carter gave birth to a healthy baby boy on Thursday morning. We would like to congratulate Dixie and husband Serg on the birth of their second child.

– Additionally, TNA has released its TV/PPV schedule for the rest of the year. In an interesting note, no locations are listed for the PPVs:

Mon, Aug 13 – TNA “iMPACT!” Spike TV Tapings – Orlando, FL
Mon, Sep 4 – TNA “iMPACT!” Spike TV Tapings – Orlando, FL
Sun, Sep 24 – TNA “No Surrender” PPV
Mon, Sep 25 – TNA “iMPACT!” Spike TV Tapings – Orlando, FL
Mon, Oct 9 – TNA “iMPACT!” Spike TV Tapings – Orlando, FL
Sun, Oct 22 – TNA “Bound For Glory” PPV
Mon, Oct 23 – TNA “iMPACT!” Spike TV Tapings – Orlando, FL
Mon, Nov 6 – TNA “iMPACT!” Spike TV Tapings – Orlando, FL
Sun, Nov 19 – TNA “Genesis” PPV
Mon, Nov 20 – TNA “iMPACT!” Spike TV Tapings – Orlando, FL
Sun, Dec 10 – TNA “Turning Point” PPV
Mon, Dec 11 – TNA “iMPACT!” Spike TV Tapings – Orlando, FL

– TNA X Division Champ Samoa Joe has posted the following on his MySpace and LiveJournal blogs:

It Drops the 6th 4 Days Left!
-Total Nonstop Action Wrestling: The Best of Samoa Joe – Unstoppable
It drops June 6th so I hope you go out and pick it up.
-MY knee is coming along nicely. special thanks to Tommy Chao for all his help in getting me back in working order.
-For those who don’t know www.SamoaJoe.com has been re-designed and relaunched. Do us a favor stop by the “Ask Joe” forum and tell us what you think. We are always looking for suggestions to help improve the site.
-Announcement about comments, if you beg for them I am not going to leave them. If you have something intresting to say and it entices me to comment back I will.
-Just to clarify I am signed to TNA. I am under contract.
-Also IF you get a chance check out www.afflictionclothing.com
-Take care, after this weekend I should be able to make and work all bookings (barring re-injury)

– WWE Champ John Cena talks about his dad in the latest Five Questions on WWE.com.

– Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat talks to WWE.com in the latest Agent Confidential, which has been a very interesting read.