— This week’s issue of ESPN The Magazine has an article on the many masks of Rey Mysterio. Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is on the cover.
— Ricky Morton turns 57 years old today.
— Former WCW announcer Scott Hudson is 49 today.
— Former Tough Enough and TNA Gut Check contestant Ivelisse Velez is 25 today.
— To promote Battleground (October 6 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York), WWE has posted a video celebrating the 23rd anniversary of Battle Kat (Dean Peters). It was a wrestler in a cat mask who used Peters’ gymnastics background to emphasize his “cat-like” agility. On September 19, 1990 at a WWF Wrestling Challenge taping in Flint, Michigan, Battle Kat won against enhancement talent regular Bob Bradley in his debut match.