– WWE Champion CM Punk celebrates his birthday Friday as he turns 34-years-old. He was born Phillip Jack Brooks on October 26, 1978 in Chicago, Illinois.
Also celebrating birthdays Friday are Kevin Sullivan (63), Austin Idol (63), Kurrgan (43), TAKA Michinoku (39) and Rochelle Loewen (33).
– The comedy stylings of William Regal, “An Audience With A Wrestling Villain,” will take place Nov. 7 at the Glee Club in Birmingham, England. Tickets go on-sale Friday at 10:30 a.m. GMT, are priced at £18.60. Included is a post-show meet and greet with a photo-op and one brought item signed. (Event Information)
– During a SportsCenter broadcast on ESPN Thursday, anchor and wrestling enthusiast Robert Flores referenced WWE Hall of Famer Iron Sheik. While discussing ESPN’s “Greatest Athlete Of All Time” tournament, Robert Flores said if the legendary wrestler doesn’t make the final eight, he’s “gonna hit somebody.”