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May 3, 2013

Jamie Jones: WWE says ‘Yahoo!’

Here are the notes and news items from the world of pro wrestling: The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) may be getting a television show on HBO.

• In other Rock news, his movie “Pain & Gain” drew $20 million and the top spot in the movie rankings this past week.

• C.M. Punk returns to WWE “Raw” on May 27.

• Yahoo and WWE have struck a deal. Beginning this summer, Yahoo will air a 30-minute “Raw” pre-show.

Also, the online giant will have a dedicated hub for WWE videos.

The Local Corner: TWA Friday Night Brawl runs at 8 p.m. at the TWA Arena off Reed Road in north Whitfield County, about three miles north of the bypass. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for ages 6 to 12; senior citizens 60 and older with proof of age will be admitted for $3. Kids younger than 6 will be admitted free. Any military member with proper identification will be admitted free. If it’s your birthday, you will be admitted free.

Renegade Champion-ship Wrestling runs at 8 p.m. Saturdays at 806 Second Ave. in Chatsworth.

Trivia Teaser: In what year did Bruno Sammartino make his wrestling debut?

Check back next week for the answer.

Last week’s question: How many episodes of NWA/WCW’s “Clash of the Champions” appeared on TBS from 1988-1997?

Over nine seasons, NWA/WCW produced 35 shows.

Jamie Jones would love to unearth video of Kevin Nash playing basketball for the University of Tennessee. You can contact him at jamiejones@daltoncitizen.com or (706) 272-7723.

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