Today’s Wrestling Birthdays + Richie Steamboat/WWE Update


— Jerry Blackwell was born on this date in 1949. He passed away on January 22, 1995 at the age of 45 due to complications from an automobile accident.


— There are no pro wrestling shows listed for ESPN Classic tonight. The channel has an eight-hour marathon scheduled to air on Monday.

— Richie Steamboat is still under contract with NXT, but has been out of action with a back injury since October of last year. Unfortunately, there is no timetable for his return.

— Kane turns 46 years old today.

— The Amazing Red turns 31 years old today.

— Former UFC and WCW competitor Tank Abbot turns 48 years old today.

— Here is the latest edition of WZR Radio featuring myself (Ryan Clark) and Matt Boone. This week, we give you the latest on The Rock’s issues with WWE and why he was blatantly lying during a recent interview where he said he notified WWE he was flying home after WrestleMania. Why is he lying? What does he have to gain from it? Get the absolute latest. We also talk about why Rosa Mendes was sent home from the European tour and whether she’ll be fired in the coming weeks. Also, will there be main roster cuts coming after the European tour? Check out the latest on all of this + a RAW recap below. WZR Radio airs LIVE every Tuesday night from 8-10EST. Look for the live links to be posted here on the website around 7EST every Tuesday night.

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