— The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has psoted an interview they conducted with Nature Boy Ric Flair where he talked about his life after pro wresting. “I miss it — I’m not going to lie,” Flair says. “Yeah, I get to talk to the guys, I watch the show, so I keep on top of it.” But he added that, “It was time” to walk away. He said that physically, his time had come and gone. He also said that WWE’s treatment of his Hall of Fame ceremony was first class. You can read the whole piece by clicking here.
— WWE sent out a fluff press release this morning touting that Sunday’s Royal Rumble at the Joe Louis Arena will sell out.
— The 1/20 edition of ECW on Sci Fi did a 1.3 cable rating, up from last week’s show.
— Shad Gaspard’s updated his MySpace blog where he talks about the recent passing of his friend, indy wrestler Paul E. Normus. Normus was featured as an extra in “The Wrestler.”
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