— As advertised during a commercial break on tonight’s episode of ECW on Sci Fi, Batista will square off against Ted DiBiase on this week’s episode of Friday Night SmackDown on myNetworkTV.
— Last night’s three-hour Raw Draft special scored a 3.74 cable rating off of hours of 3.23, 3.99 and 4.01, reports PWInsider.com. In Raw’s normal timeslot, the show would have done a 4.0.
— WWE.com has a poll asking fans which male Draftee will flourish most on his new brand. As of this post, Raw Superstar Matt Hardy leads by a wide margin with 39% of the vote. Kane (14.54%), Triple H (13.88%) and Chris Jericho (12.96%) trail behind. They are followed by Vladimir Kozlov, Rey Mysterio, CM Punk, MVP, The Miz and Big Show in that order.
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