Former NFL Player Training For WWE Career?, WWE Negotiating With Lou Thesz’s Widow
– It appears former NFL player Shawne Merriman, who has had some Twitter beef with CM Punk in the past, is training with WWE. Bill DeMott noted on Twitter that Merriman was at the WWE Performance Center training this week. Merriman posted the following on Twitter after his first day at the Performance Center:
— Shawne Merriman (@shawnemerriman) October 23, 2013
– WWE has been quietly purchasing items for a physical Hall of Fame. They were recently in negotiations with Charlie Thesz, the widow of wrestling legend Lou Thesz, over a number of his one-of-a-kind items. If the deals went through, WWE would likely induct Thesz into the Hall of Fame.
(Partial source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)