NEWS & NOTES: Lesnar scheduled for Smackdown brand event at MSG, Jericho’s next project, WrestleMania weekend Shimmer, new WWE DVD documentary on WM-Raw

By Wade Keller, PWTorch editor

Brock Lesnar (art credit Travis Beaven © PWTorch)


-WWE is planning to release a new DVD during this WrestleMania season titled “WrestleMania Monday is Raw.” It appears it will be a docs-style release focused on the day-after-WrestleMania episode of Raw: MORE DETAILS

-Shimmer, a women’s wrestling indy promotion, announced that they will run Shimmer 91 in Orlando, Fla. on Apr. 1 at the Orlando Live Events Center and Shimmers 92-95 in Chicago at Berwyn Eagles Club during July. Announced thus far for participation in Shimmer 91: Shimmer Champion Mercedes Martinez, Shimmer Tag Team Champion Tessa Blanchard, Mia Yim, Candice LeRae, Leva Bates, Jessicka Havok, and Veda Scott. Learn more at

-Chris Jericho has announced he’ll be launching a new “entertainment website” in 2017.

-WWE returns to Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 12, three weeks before WrestleMania, and has announced Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Randy Orton, A.J. Styles, Dean Ambrose, Bray Wyatt, Alexa Bliss, and Becky Lynch. Preside begins tonight at 10 p.m. with WWEMSG as the resale code. VIP Experience packages are available with meet & greets.

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