— Former WWE & TNA wrestler Bobby Lashley will make his return ot the ring this weeeeknd in Japan for Antonio Inoki’s IGF promotion against Eric Hammer. Hammer is the protege of fellow wrestler/MMA fighter Josh Barnett.
Former WWE superstar Harry “D.H.” Smith will be wrestling on the same card, which takes place from Tokyo.
— WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race will be “guest-hosting” this weekend’s Smackdown house show tour in his home state of Missouri
— WWE announced on Thursday that it will be opening a new international office in Turkey. To read the company’s full press release on the new office, head over to MarketWatch.com.