Thanks to Ranjit Chahal for sending in the following newsbits:

-- Ric Flair sent out a quick message to the fans for all of the support that they have shown him these past few days. Flair stated:

"I'm overwhelmed by all the love and respect my family and I have received this week. Thank you to each and every one of you."

-- At the funeral for Reid Flair, who passed away last Friday in a hotel room, Ric Flair made sure to mention that the people who were there at the funeral were there for his son and not because of his status as a WWE and NWA legend. Flair stated:

"I want to make sure he knows this turnout isn't because of me, it's because of who he was him and who he affected."

-- Officials in the WWE developmental program (NXT) have grown to become rather impressed with Ashley Flair, the daughter of WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair. The feeling is that she is the most athletic female performer down in Florida Championship Wrestling. There is also a sense that she has grown to become quite passionate about the professional wrestling industry