-- Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez was backstage at Tuesday's Smackdown TV taping in San Jose, California. Melendez snapped a photo with Triple H and noted he was at the event, "complements of Paul Heyman." Melendez lives in the San Jose area.

-- NFL star Adam Carriker had to dress like former wrestler Bill Goldberg after losing a bet. Carriker's Washington Redskins lost to Goldberg's Atlanta Falcons last Sunday and he had to dress like Goldberg to pay off the bet. You can see a picture of him dressed up at TMZ.com.

-- The AWA returns to ESPN Classic at 4AM Friday morning. Scheduled for the show is the following…

* C. Curtis vs. Marty Jannety

* Barbarian & Boris Zhukov vs. C. Bassett & Spike Jones

* Earthquake Ferris vs. Scott Hall

* Jerry Blackwell vs. Bruiser Brody