— California based independent wrestler Joey Ryan is competing in a contest put on by Major League Baseball in which the winner moves to New York City for the upcoming season. The contest, which is determined by votes, has been narrowed down to 50 finalists and concludes on February 22. To view his video entry, which was filmed at the Ring Ka King tapings in India, go to http://tinyurl.com/7as2lw8
— WWE Magazine has released a special edition WrestleMania issue.
— Friday would have marked as Louie Spicolli’s 41st birthday. The veteran of ECW, WWE and WCW died on February 15, 1998 at the age of 27 after overdosing on somas and wine.
— R-Truth, who avoided serious injury after suffering a brutal fall on Monday’s Raw SuperShow, competed at Thursday’s Raw live event in Abu Dhabi. Jack Swagger defeated R-Truth and The Miz in a Triple Threat Match to retain the United States Championship.