– WWE is currently advertising Intercontinental Wade Barrett vs. The Miz for the 1-hour WrestleMania 29 pre-show, that will be broadcast online at Youtube.com, WWE.com and the WWE mobile app. According to sources in WWE, there is talk that a second match added to the pre-show that allows many wrestlers to appear and get their WrestleMania paydays. This could include a Battle Royal or even Antonio Cesaro defending his title against Sin Cara in a Lumberjack match.
– The USA Network sent out a press release today confirming which WWE Hall of Fame inductees will be featured on the television special that airs on Tuesday night:
WWE 2013 HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY – 10/9c
“WWE Superstars and fans pay tribute to the legends of the past at the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in front of a sold out crowd at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The ceremony will include the induction of “The Living Legend” Bruno Sammartino and Donald J. Trump. Sammartino is a two-time WWE Champion and the longest reigning WWE Champion in history, holding the title for a combined 11 years. Trump has been a part of WWE’s most popular events and storylines dating back to WrestleMania® IV in 1988 and WrestleMania V in 1989 when he hosted the pop-culture extravaganzas in Atlantic City. In his most famous WWE storyline, Mr. Trump challenged Mr. McMahon to a “hair vs. hair” match at WrestleMania XXIII, resulting in Mr. McMahon’s head being shaved at the hands of “The Donald.”