— Part-time WWE Superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson recently posted a congratulatory tweet to his friend and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones on his victory over Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of Saturday’s UFC 165 event from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Rock wrote:
Congrats to my bud @JonnyBones retaining his @UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. [email protected] – Epic. #WarriorsSpirit #Respect
— There is an article in today’s New York Daily News on the best sports moments in the first year of the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. WWE made the list with the John Cena vs. Dolph Ziggler match from their TLC pay-per-view event. You can check out the complete article online at NYDailyNews.com.
— Legendary wrestler and booker Ole Anderson celebrates his 71st birthday today. Anderson was born on September 22, 1942. Also celebrating birthdays today are Doug Somers (62) and Bob “The Beast” Sapp (40).
— Former WWE Superstar Ray Traylor, better known to wrestling fans as Big Bossman and Big Bubba Rogers, passed away on this day in 2004 at age 42. Also, former WWE Superstar Jorge Gonzalez, better known to wrestling fans as Giant Gonzalez and El Gigante, passed away on this day in 2010 at age 44.