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Feb 26, 2013 - 12:10:21 PM
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By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

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Latest Quick News Items

-- Edge shot down the possibility of appearing on next week's "Old-School" Raw episode. Asked Tuesday on Twitter if he's going to "show up" for Monday's Raw, Edge simply replied, "No."

-- WWE announcer Jim Ross published a new blog Tuesday at jrsbarbq.com discussing the epic Cena-Punk match on Raw, other big topics from Raw, and memories of territory-era star Ciclon Negro. [ Blog here at jrsbarbq.com ]

-- Tuesday after Raw, WWE's website continued playing up The Undertaker being "spotted" at Saturday's house show in Texas and pointed to Taker eventually returning to television. WWE's text reads: "The WWE Universe is abuzz with anticipation on when the legendary Phenom will return to television screens. Reacquaint yourself with the revered icon now."

-- TNA wrestler Matt Morgan will be appearing at a "special event" Tuesday night in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The event, hosted by the city's mayor, will promote tickets going on-sale for TNA's TV debut in Jonesboro on March 28. The event is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at the Comfort Suites on 3404 Access Road. [ More details here at ImpactWrestling.com ]

-- The weekend after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, Mick Foley is scheduled to appear at Top Rope Wrestling's "Night of the Superstars" show on Saturday, April 13 in Waynesboro, Virginia. Foley has been added to a show that already includes Kevin Nash, Jake Roberts, Sean Waltman, and TNA wrestlers. [ Event details here at TopRopeProWrestling.com ]

-- The All Japan Pro Wrestling promotion has been bought out 100 percent by Speed Partners. A corporate restructuring will be completed by November 1. During a press conference announcing the sale, the new owners stated they want to reclaim AJPW as the "premiere" promotion in Japan and hold a Tokyo Dome Show within three years. [ Coverage here here via PuroresuSpirit.com ]

-- TNA wrestlers Kurt Angle, Rob Terry, and Miss Tessmacher also scheduled to appear at the annual Arnold Sports Festival this weekend in Columbus, Ohio. The TNA trio will be part of the Ultimate Teen Challenge event. [ More details here - http://conta.cc/YwrX08 ]

-- The Beautiful People (current TNA Knockouts champion Velvet Sky and former TNA KO Angelina Live) are scheduled to re-unite at the Arnold Classic this weekend in Columbus. Their schedule of appearances Friday, Saturday, and Sunday can be found here - http://t.co/30iPsvh9a9 .

-- ROH's parent company, Sinclair Broadcasting, has agreed to purchase the TV assets of COX Media Group, giving Sinclair future presence in El Paso, Texas, Altoona, Pa., Reno, Nevada, and Wheeling, W. Va. [ Press Release here - http://bit.ly/Ywt0x0 ]

-- Texano, Jr. vs. Ricky "El Mesias" Banderas has been announced as the main event of the new WWL promotion's first show on April 21 in Puerto Rico. The promotion is backed by former WWE Spanish announcer Hugo Savinovich. [ Event & Promotion details here on Facebook - http://on.fb.me/YAlOBN ]

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