December 21, 2012

Jamie Jones: Wake up and smell the Raw

— Here are the notes and news items from the week in the world of pro wrestling: The Rock is returning for the “Raw” show on Jan. 7. This will set up his participation in “Royal Rumble.”

• Shelton Benjamin hopes to return to WWE.

• WWE wrestler Sin Cara had knee surgery on Thursday and is out indefinitely.

• Former WWE announcer Todd Grisham will host ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights” beginning next month.

The Local Corner: Action continues at TWA.

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. The TWA Action Zone runs at 8 p.m. on Saturdays. Tickets for all shows are $5 for adults and $3 for ages 6 to 12; senior citizens 60 years and older with proof of age will be admitted for $3. Kids younger than 6 are admitted free. Any military member with proper identification will be admitted free. If it’s your birthday, you will be admitted free.

Trivia Teaser: What is James E. Cornette’s nickname?

Check back next week for the answer.

Last week’s question: Which wrestler appeared in the 2012 movie “Magic Mike?”

Kevin Nash (so I’ve heard — I’ve never seen the movie).

Jamie Jones hopes Xanta Claus brings you everything you asked for. You can contact him at or (706) 272-7723.