Orton's 10-Year Contract, Wrestlemania Crowd, Punk Over Undertaker, Dirt Sheet, Premium

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Randy Orton

With Randy Orton somewhat forgotten in WWE do you think he'll join TNA Wrestling in the near future?

No, Randy Orton isn't going to TNA. He has a massive 10-year contract with WWE that he is only a few years in. When he had his latest Wellness slip-up, there was some discussion about what to do with him but no one wanted him delivered on a silver platter to TNA Wrestling. The feeling was his main event days may be behind him and while I was reluctant to believe it, it's clear Orton is no longer the "1b" behind John Cena. He is still prominently featured on WWE television and could always receive a big push if/when he regains the trust of Vince McMahon and Triple H.

I was wondering if you think the New York/New Jersey crowd will be the best Wrestlemania crowd in awhile. I don't even think WWE has had an event in NY in a bigger venue than MSG. Do you expect the Metlife crowd to live up somewhat to the MSG crowd?

The crowd for Wrestlemania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey will be massive and will probably be very loud, however, there is no way it will compare to a crowd at Madison Square Garden. While running in stadiums provides a unique opportunity in terms of size, it can't reach the same decibel level because it's not enclosed. While I realize New Orleans isn't New York/New Jersey, I'm already looking forward to Wrestlemania's return to the Superdome. That should be a very loud crowd.

While I actually agree with your argument of CM Punk over The Undertaker at Wrestlemania 29, I may have another plausible outcome. How about Undertaker over Punk clean at Wrestlemania then Undertaker goes under the following night on Raw? The streak would remain intact and Undertaker could pass the torch.

This operates under the assumption Undertaker would be physically able to work back-to-back and given his health, I don't think that's something that can be counted on. Furthermore the massive rub of Punk ending "the streak" would be where the torch would be passed. A victory the following night on Raw (a la Dolph Ziggler over Jericho on Raw after SummerSlam) wouldn't hold the same significance. Undertaker has lost before, what's another TV loss going to do? Perhaps I'm holding on to a small glimmer of hope but I put Punk over Undertaker at Wrestlemania, ending the streak and giving WWE something to build on for the future.

When is Dirt Sheet going to be available for iPhone/iPad?

Dirt Sheet is still "Waiting For Review" in the Apple App store. The status will change to "Under Review" and then there will be a decision from Apple - "Approved" or "Rejected." We feel the App will be approved but at this point, we are at their mercy. We're hoping Apple will release the Dirt Sheet some time this week. As for an update on how things are going in Google Play, we're closing in on 1200 installs and have received rave reviews. If you have an Android device, install now for free. You won't be disappointed - I promise!

When is the next WNW Premium special?

This is the second site-related question we've received multiple times lately. We're running an awesome Premium special of $4.95/month today. We can't run the special on a permanent basis so I invite anyone looking to take advantage of to do so now. You can select it upon signup at this link.

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