— Three weeks ago on Raw during the ceremony honoring Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat, Mike Rotunda told the WWE Hall of Famer that it was unfortunate that they never wrestled each other. The WWE producer was incorrect as the two wrestled in 1989 at a television taping in West Palm Beach, Florida during Steamboat’s brief run with the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. (source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)
— A number of WWE stars will be on hand for the annual San Diego Comic-Con International event taking placing this week. Among those scheduled for appearances include The Miz, Eve Torres, Jerry Lawler, The Bellas, John Morrison, Chris Masters, Melina and Kane.
Today, The Miz and Eve will be meeting fans from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. PT. Tomorrow, Jerry “The King” Lawler will be signing copies of WWE Heroes #0 prequel comic from noon to 1:30 p.m. Meanwhile, The Bellas and John Morrison will be appearing from 11:00 a.m. to noon. On Saturday, Melina and Chris Masters will greet fans from 11:00 a.m. to noon. Finally, World Heavyweight Champion Kane will appear at the event on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to noon. Click here for complete event information.
— Platinum Championship Wrestling has announced that Austin Creed, known as Consequences Creed in TNA Wrestling, has signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment.
“We at PCW want to congratulate our own AUSTIN CREED on the recent signing of his WWE developmental contract! Congratulations Austin,” the PCW website announced.
The one-time World Tag Team Champion was quietly released from TNA Wrestling in late March. Earlier this month, Creed won ECWA’s annual Super 8 Tournament in Delaware, defeating Tommaso Ciampa.
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