— In today’s birthdays, former NWA World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Rich turns 54 while Ring of Honor wrestler Roderick Strong turns exactly half that.
— A photo has surfaced of actor Sylvester Stallone placing a headlock on Steve Austin at San Diego Comic-Con International. The photo can be viewed here.
Stallone and Austin were promoting The Expendables, an upcoming film they are both starring in, when the snapshot occurred.
— In a match pitting a former WWE Women’s Champion against a former TNA Women’s Knockout Champion, it has been announced that Mickie James will square off against Awesome Kong on Oct. 1 at Northeast Wrestling’s 15th Anniversary event in Waterbury, Connecticut. This would be their first-ever meeting.
Also scheduled to take place is a match fit for an episode of Monday Night Raw in 2005, Carlito vs. Shelton Benjamin. For more information on the event, visit www.northeastwrestling.com. Bryan Danielson is also scheduled to appear.
See Awesome Kong/boyfriend photos here ->