- The February 10th WWE RAW from Los Angeles has not sold out yet but should soon. The February 11th SmackDown taping in Ontario, California is also close to selling out, which is rare for a SmackDown taping.
– In regards to WWE’s top merchandise movers, John Cena is still far and away at #1 while CM Punk is far and away #2 overall. Punk is the #1 seller on WWE’s shop website. Daniel Bryan is said to be the #4 highest seller. Two names that are near the top of the merchandise sales right now are Sin Cara and The Ultimate Warrior, whose stuff is selling well at events and online.
– As noted earlier, former Power Rangers star and MMA fighter Jason David Frank wants to fight CM Punk for the World Series of Fighting promotion. WSOF matchmaker and Executive Vice President Ali Abded-Aziz confirmed to Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com that Frank’s manager contacted them about such a match and said they would be interested in promoting it. He also said they were interested in having Punk fight if he’d like to. The Bellator MMA promotion has also expressed interest in Punk fighting for them.
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
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