Ric Flair Cancels Weekend Appearance, 10 WWE Stars Ahead Of Their Time, Diva Action, WM29
– The Maryland theatre box office confirmed that Friday’s Big Time Wrestling Show in Hagerstown, Maryland will go on as scheduled, however, the Ric Flair autograph signing has been canceled. Flair is dealing with the sudden death of his son Reid. He was also booked for the show.
– The official WWE website has posted an article listing ten wrestlers who were “ahead of their time.” This list includes Dynamite Kid, Gorgeous George, Brian Pillman, Nick Bockwinkel, Bad News Brown, Goldust, Sabu, “Superstar” Billy Graham, Raven and Antonino Rocca.
WWE compares Pillman to CM Punk, stating, “Before CM Punk broke the fourth wall with his unforgettable “pipe bomb” tirade in June 2011, Pillman regularly cast his wild eyes right at the camera’s lens and unleashed bold messages that captured the unbridled emotion of The Attitude Era. Despite Pillman’s relatively short career, his body of work — including rivalries that took deeply personal turns — continues to influence a new generation of performers.”
– Variety looks at the celebrities taking part in WrestleMania this year at this link.
– Highlights from this week’s episode of WWE Superstars are now online, which features Natalya going one-on-one with Aksana.
Also featured is Kofi Kingston squaring off against Primo. To view the match, click here.