-- The late Paul Bearer was born on this date in 1954; he would have been 59 years old today.

-- The late Angelo Poffo (father of Randy Savage and Lanny Poffo) was born on this date in 1925. He passed away in March of 2010.

-- There are no pro wrestling shows listed for ESPN Classic today.

-- Here are Friday's confirmed WWE SmackDown matches:

Non-Title Match: Dolph Ziggler © vs. Chris Jericho

Non-Title Match: Team Hell No © vs. Primetime Players

Non-Title Match: Wade Barrett © vs. Santino Marella

Non-Title Match: Antonio Cesaro © vs. Kofi Kingston

The Bellas & Tamina vs. Kaitlyn, Naomi & Cameron

Randy Orton & Sheamus vs. Big Show