— John Nord, who was known as The Berzerker in WWE, turned 54-years-old on Friday.
— The New York Wrestling Connection is holding their House of Madness event tonight at the NYWC Sportatorium in Long Island, New York. Below is the advertised card for the show:
* Six Man Cage Match with Mikey Whipwreck & Stockade vs. Ryan Rush & Tony Burma & NYWC Tag Team champs Matt Justice & Jesse Vane
* Matt Striker vs. Justin Credible
* The Big O vs. ROH’s Mike Mondo
* The Beaver Boys vs. Milk Chocolate in a Best of Three Falls bout.
— The following press release came out this week on the return of Total Wrestling magazine:
The return of TOTAL WRESTLING magazine
Hit magazine returns to worldwide audience
A wrestling phenomenon in the early 2000s, Total Wrestling was well-received by fans and was a precursor to many modern magazines the world over. In its latest incarnation, TW is returning as an online-exclusive offering, free to all fans worldwide at the point of sale, with new editors, new writers and a fresh, modern approach to wrestling journalism in this era of social media and online access to videos, blogs and podcasts.
With columnists and contributors including WWE alumnus Matt Striker, TNA veteran Sharkboy and UK up-and-comers The Blossom Twins and The Blackpool Blonds, as well as extensive coverage from the US, UK, Japan and the rest of the world, plus a strong focus on social media. TW is set to change the way wrestling is covered.
An action-packed publication, Issue 1 including interviews with TNA stars Bobby Roode and Magnus, plus a chat with WWE alumni Lex Luger, a look at current WWE phenomenon Daniel Bryan, an introduction to Puroresu, a detailed overview of the British wrestling scene, columns, reviews, alternative news and much more. The issue Is out now and can be viewed via www.twmag.co.uk and www.facebook.com/totalwrestlingmag.