Lance Storm’s ROH Return, Velvet Sky Featured, Pierzynski


— Jesse Ventura is listed in Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine’s list of “10 People Who Put Us On The Map and 5 We Wish Hadn’t.” Ventura was one of the five in the “We Wish Hadn’t” list. The others on that list are Tom Arnold, Tiny Tim, Tammy Faye Bakker, and Eugene McCarthy.

— The issue of Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine also listed The Rock as one of the Top 10 Celeb Draws at Mall of America. He is tied for #6 for having drawn 8000 people for a book signing in the 1990s. Nsync is #1 after drawing 20,000, Ashlee Simpson is #2 with 17,000.

— Baseball star AJ Pierzynski, who has worked with TNA in the past, caught White Sox pitcher Philip Humber’s perfect game on Saturday afternoon, just the 21st in MLB history.

— A rematch between Lance Storm and Mike Bennett has been signed for Ring of Honor’s iPPV Border Wars on May 12. Bennett won the first match on day one of Showdown in the Sun. Border Wars will be headlined by a ROH World Championship match between champion Davey Richards and “Wrestling’s Worst Nightmare” Kevin Steen. Other matches include TV Champion Roderick Strong against Fit Finlay, Eddie Edwards vs Rhino, and Tag Team Champions The Briscoes defending their titles against Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin in a “Fight Without Honor”.

— Velvet Sky is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Pro Wrestling Illustrated.

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