NEWS ITEMS: Heyman live Q&A show announced for WrestleMania weekend, Jordan has neck surgery, Shane McMahon DVD dropped

By Wade Keller, PWTorch editor


Paul Heyman (art credit Grant Gould © PWTorch)

-Paul Heyman will be holding a live Q&A on Thursday, Apr. 5 at 10 p.m. at the Joy Theater in New Orleans, La. The press release touts: “Inside The Ropes is proud to present it’s first North American event with a blockbuster show to kick off WrestleMania weekend in New Orleans with The Advocate of Brock Lesnar himself, Paul Heyman. From the evil genius promoter of ECW to successful advocate of Brock Lesnar, to being a major creative force in the WWE back in the early-mid 2000s, Paul Heyman has worn many hats in the world of pro wrestling. The Advocate doesn’t do conventions and signings or Q&As in the US, so grab this once in a lifetime chance to hear the original Pipebomb master, live and in person, for a night you’ll never forget.” Tickets (ranging $50 to $195 plus fees) are available now with General Admission and Various VIP packages available from Inside The Ropes and Ticketfly HERE.

-WWE has dropped a Shane McMahon DVD release from its 2018 Home Video schedule. It was billed as “Shane McMahon’s Craziest Matches.” It appeared to get a green light last month, and now it’s been dropped and replaced by another title yet to be announced. Check out WrestlingDVDNetwork.com for more details.

-Jason Jordan underwent minimally invasive neck surgery yesterday, the day after appearing at Raw. He had been having issues with pain and with his grip, which was a concern. “He had an injury to a disc in his neck which resulted in significant pain that was refractory to all conservative measures,” said WWE Medical Director Dr. Joseph Maroon in a WWE.com article. “It was decided to do a minimally invasive operation to decompress the nerve, to allow it to heal.” There’s no timeline yet for his return, but Kurt Angle “sent him home to get better” on Raw. Jordan had been avoiding wrestling the last couple of weeks, but it was worked into the storyline.


NOW CHECI OUT THIS RECENT UPDATE: New Japan’s Long Beach Calif. live event Strong Style Evolved event to air live on AXS TV in the U.S. on March 25 at 8 ET

 

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