Late-Night News EXPLOSION!


Some news!

– has reported that CM Punk is okay despite being dropped on the back of his head and neck by Marcus Cor Von at this week’s ECW. We’re glad to hear that he’s okay, and he will indeed wrestle for the ECW Title vs. Chris Benoit at Vengeance this Sunday, which has been sold out for about a month.

– Jerry Lawler has been charged with assault. He allegedly punched manager Sal Corrente twice (fer real) at a show on Friday in Mississippi. An August 1 court date is scheduled, and he has a July 20 show at Sam’s Town in Tunica, MS where he’s expected to be served.

– In response to a recent column calling WWE irresponsible to its shareholders when issuing a press release claiming Mr. McMahon was presumed dead, the WWE wrote: “To date, WWE, Inc. has not received a single inquiry from a shareholder regarding the alleged demise of Mr. McMahon. It is well known to our shareholders and our viewers that Mr. McMahon is a character portrayed by Vincent Kennedy McMahon, the founder and chairman of WWE, Inc.”

Matthew Michaels is editor emeritus of Pulse Wrestling, and has been since the site launched.