— Kevin Sullivan, author of the updated and expanded WWE Encyclopedia, is featuring a blog post on his official website looking at the star power of past Royal Rumble matches. The 1992 Royal Rumble is often touted as featuring the most popular stars in wrestling history and Sullivan takes that claim to task based on categories including the Hall of Fame and world titles. To view the full blog, click here.
— Brian Barth passed this along:
The Big Event will be bigger than ever in our new Bigger Location.
March 2 2013
LAGUARDIA PLAZA HOTEL
104-04 Ditmars Boulevard
East Elmhurst, NY 11369
Show Admission $10
Super Ticket is $99 includes The following 5 guests 1 Combo( autograph and Photo OP) from Each plus admission to the Show. It is a $170 Value if purchased individually.
Barbara Blank FKA Kelly Kelly
Stacy Carter Former WWE Diva and Women’s Champ Miss Kitty aka The WWE Kat
Dustin Diamond AKA Screech
The following Guests are Vendors guests and Not part of the Superticket
Karen Angle Jarrett, Lilian Garcia, Brooke Adams AKA Miss Tessmacher, Christy Hemme, Ron Simmons, Greg Valentine, Jackie Haas, Savio Vega, Ivelisse Vélez FKA Sofia Cortez,
Monica Echeverry, Matt Borne AKA Doink The Clown, Midajah, Jennifer England, Valerie Cormier,
Marissa Jade and Mellisa Coates.
The Convention will also have a Fundraising area for a Hurricane Sandy Victim and 100% of the revenue will go directly to that victim to help in his rebuilding efforts. There will sports autographs to win as well as some wrestling items.
There will also be interactive events and dealers with great merchandise for sale.
— Here is a preview for PWG’s DDT4 tournament DVD, which includes includes clips of El Generico’s farewell speech at the end of the show as he signed with WWE before this:
— Here is a promo from the Young Bucks promoting their return to Dragon Gate USA’s shows on the January 25th through the 27th: