Thanks to Markus for sending this in:

Last night's All Pro Wrestling TV Tapings, "Big Country" Jody Kristofferson defeated Jeckles to become APW Universal Heavyweight Champion.

Following a celebration in the ring with fellow wrestlers, colleagues and family including his father country music legend & Hollywood actor Kris Kristofferson. An emotional Jody announced to the fans in attendance that he had signed a developmental deal with World Wrestling Ent.

Jody Kristofferson graduated the APW Boot Camp in 2009 after completing a two year training course.

Fellow successful graduates of the APW Boot Camp include: Michael Modest (WCW / Noah), Bison Smith (ROH / Noah), Spike Dudley (ECW / WWE), Crash Holly (WWE), Vic Grimes (WWE / ECW), The Great Khali (WWE), Brent Albright (WWE), Cheerleader Melissa (TNA), Kafu (WWE) and Sara Del Ray (ROH).

APW's weekly "Gym Wars" TV series can be seen world wide on their website at www.allprowrestling.net or www.youtube.com/allprowrestling