-- The WWE SmackDown! taping on May 10th, 2011 will be held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Nashville, of course, is the parent office of TNA. (Credit: Devin Cutting)
-- The National Wrestling Alliance announced this evening that they have come to terms with legendary pro wrestling manager Percy Pringle III (a/k/a Paul Bearer) to appear on its Los Angeles area television program NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood. He will be on hand for their March 6th taping at the Showcase Theatre in Los Angeles. Here is the presser: PERCY PRINGLE COMING TO NWA CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING FROM HOLLYWOOD Hollywood, CA (February 22, 2011) – The National Wrestling Alliance® has come to terms with legendary pro wrestling manager Percy Pringle III (AKA Paul Bearer) to appear on its Los Angeles area television program "NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood". "Pro wrestling fans are aware of Percy's 40 year history and the personalities he has guided to great fame and championships. I look forward in seeing who he signs to his storied 'Pringle Dynasty' and how it'll play out every week on KDOC-TV," said David Marquez, Executive Producer of NWA Hollywood. Pringle comes to NWA Hollywood fresh off the heels of a special engagement as "Paul Bearer", his World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) alter ego. There, he appeared on popular WWE television programming and pay-per-views. You can meet Percy Pringle III and all the stars of NWA Hollywood on Sunday March 6th at the NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood/KDOC-TV taping at the Showcase Theatre. Four Main Events highlight the card, including: • NWA World's Heavyweight Championship "Scrap Iron" Adam Pearce putting his coveted '10 pounds of gold' on the line against the one person he's tried so hard to eliminate from competition – Colt "Boom Boom" Cabana. There MUST be a winner! • "A-Double" Austin Aries takes on Scorpio Sky in match number four of their best of five series. Aries is behind the proverbial '8 Ball' in this outstanding series as he looks to even the score. • A lumberjack match between Willie Mack and "Rock Superstar" Kaos The NWA Heritage Tag Team Championship will be on the line as Natural Selection takes on The RockNES Monsters Other stars scheduled to appear include 'Hollywood's Own' Joey Ryan, Pretty Peter Avalon of THE STANDARD, 'Mr. Megastar' Tommy Wilson; the NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood debuts of The Cutler Brothers and Aaron Bolo; and female stars including Candice LeRae, Buggy and Lucky O'Shea. Tickets for this event are on sale now (Children $10.00/Adults $15.00) at savefans.com or by calling 888-326-7697. The Showcase Theatre is located at 614 La Brea Ave. (corner of La Brea and Melrose diagonal to Pink's Hot Dogs) in Hollywood. Watch NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood, Friday nights at 8:00 on KDOC-TV Los Angeles. For more information please visit nwahollywood.com or kdoc.tv.
-- Former WCW star Super Calo turns 40 years old today while Evan Bourne's younger brother, Mike Sydal, turns 27.
-- As we noted yesterday here on the website, Bill DeMott will be working on Tough Enough as a trainer. DeMott, also known as Hugh Morris, was a trainer for Deep South while it was a developmental territory for WWE.
-- Former WWE Diva Jillian Hall announced this evening on Twitter that she's pregnant. "it's time to announce what I have been asked repeatedly lately... Yes, I am prenant!! @endofthesunMike and I are very happy!!!" she wrote. "that would be pregnant not prenant! lol."
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