– Former WWE talent Harry Smith became the first Resistance Pro Heavyweight Champion Friday night in Chicago, Illinois. He defeated The Almighty Sheik and Kevin Steen in a three-way match. Resistance Pro was formed last year by Smashing Pumpkins singer Billy Corgan.
— Evan Bourne appears at Best Buy 7017 S. Lindbergh Blvd. St. Louis, Missouri on Jan. 28 beginning at 11:00 a.m. Call 314-487-4999 for more information.
— Stephanie McMahon, who WWE is attempting to push to the media as a major corporate executive, is briefly profiled in SportsBusiness Journal. Quite like husband Paul ‘Triple H’ Levesque, McMahon wants to eliminate bullying: she lists that and launching the WWE Network as her goals for 2012.
Speaking of the WWE Network, she says “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Iron Sheik and Dusty Rhodes will be a part of WWE Legends’ House. Rhodes, however, stated this week on Twitter that he will not be appearing on the program.