What Was JBL’s Announcement?, Roddy Piper Tribute Song, WWE Stock Jumps, George Barrios, Ballers

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– The song used in WWE’s tribute video for Roddy Piper is “Hold On Tight” by Greg Holden.

– WWE stock was up 10.21% today, closing at $22.23 per share. Today’s high was $22.30 and the low was $20.23.

– The August 2nd episode of The Rock’s “Ballers” on HBO drew 1.560 million viewers, down from last week’s 1.811 million viewers.

– WWE Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George Barrios will participate in a presentation at the Needham Interconnect Conference in New York City tomorrow. WWE’s Corporate website will have a live audio stream at around 10:40am EST.

– We noted several days ago that JBL had been teasing the biggest announcement of his career this week. It ended up being something we already knew – that he will be doing commentary in the WWE 2K16 video game. As noted, JBL will be calling action in the game with Jerry Lawler and Michael Cole. JBL tweeted this video:

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